Maintaining constant vigilance and be aware of threats to our organization. Building the Human Firewall: Organization-Wide Strategies to Combat Socially Engineered Attacks
Within recent years, data breaches resulting from phishing attacks have increased substantially and are perhaps one of the most dangerous threats to commercial, governmental, and nonprofit organizations today. As phishing attacks evolve by becoming more customized and sophisticated, these organizations must develop strategies to not only train their members to detect and avoid these attacks on an individual basis but also better coordinate and motivate members to work together to combat these attacks. By building this “human firewall”, individuals are included as part of the solution when managing information technology security, rather than the problem where they are frequently considered the “weakest link”.