Evolution of Spear Phishing by Barracuda explores steps to identifying, preventing and responding to potentially devastating spear phishing attacks.
Spear phishing is the latest evolution in the phishing trend; it’s highly targeted and rapidly becoming the most significant security threat today.
According to the FBI, there were 40,000 reported spear phishing incidents between October 2013 and December 2016, a number that has only increased in the past two years.
This white paper reviews the evolution of spear phishing, key targets, and best practices to prevent these pervasive attacks:
Spotting highly personalised, impersonated spear phishing attacks
Creating a comprehensive email security and management strategy
A new organisational approach to targeted threats