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The Human Firewall

The first step in fighting off cyber criminals successfully is to know your enemy

7th February, 2016
Derek Mizak, solutions consultant, Ergo

Cyber criminals only need to get lucky once. Make sure your people are making it hard for them

In 2016, cyber crime is an ever-changing thing, with agile attackers employing increasingly creative, exhaustive methods to find their prey.

‘Spear phishing’ rather than regular phishing, ransomware, exploit kits and ‘crimeware’ sold on the deep web have all played their part in fuelling a global cybersecurity market worth $75 billion.

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