The root cause of untold cyber attacks is the age-old technique of social engineering. KnowBe4 Security Awareness Advocate James McQuiggan joins the episode to lend his expert analysis and insight. We discuss the concepts of social engineering and how cybercriminals use it to manipulate people.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. One of the themes is Fight the Phish. Social engineering plays into why people fall for phishing emails. The message is “Think before you click on any suspicious emails, links or attachments and make sure to report any suspicious emails if you can!”