I recently broke ground on a new barn. A neighbor stopped by to see what all the commotion was about. As I explained that I was building a new barn he asked, “How big is it going to be?” As I started to describe the dimensions, and before I could finish, he interrupted me by saying, “It’s not big enough!” What he was telling me was that no matter what size it was planned to be, it would still be ...
Effective security management combines technical protection with human factor engineering. Would you be surprised to learn that exploiting human flaws contributes to a greater majority of system hacks than technical breaches? That’s right. If you’re only focusing on system-level protection, you’re leaving a huge gap in your security framework.
According to a recent report from Proofpoint, The Human Factor 2015, “most advanced attacks rely as much on exploiting human flaws as on exploiting system flaws.” End users, who use email, interact ...