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Identify and Prevent Phishing Attacks


 Cybersecurity professionals consider phishing attacks to be the "most dangerous" threat to cybersecurity for their organizations.

In the third quarter of 2022, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), an international coalition, "observed 1,270,883 total phishing attacks, a new record and the worst quarter for phishing that APWG has ever observed."

Michael Redman, a senior associate of Schellman, a global independent security and privacy compliance assessor, suggested that the pandemic and mass exodus of employees to work in remote or home settings played roles in the increase of phishing. But phishing has already been on the rise and is a risk that companies find extremely challenging to deal with.

Read the article:
Phishing Attacks: What You Need to Know
SHRM | Feb 2023

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