Recent surveys for the state of email security are in for 2019, and we are seeing more of the same that has been reported in years past. In a Barracuda sponsored survey of email security, most organizations admit to being completely unprepared to deal with today’s email security challenges.
Last month, the Los Angeles Community College District announced that Los Angeles Valley College had been victimized in a ransomware attack to the tune of $28,000 in bitcoins.
In these days of enhanced technical security solutions, we often neglect the human variable in Information Security. Email scams and phishing attacks are on the rise. User information and training are key in combating them.
We have seen at least two of these kinds of attacks on clients that could have been prevented with user security awareness.