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Are Users the Weak Link in IT Security? KnowBe4 says, “Hell yes!”

Are Users the Weak Link in IT Security?

via windowsitpro.com
Client, KnowBe4, was interviewed for this article – it is scarily true, but there IS something that can be done about it. If you are a small- to medium-size enterprise, you NEED to read this!

“Some of these cybercriminals are extremely well-funded and they have their own labs filled with test machines, each running the latest version of most antivirus products. They’ll find and exploit zero-day vulnerabilities in software like Adobe Reader, then send phishing test emails through all of this AV software,” says Sjouwerman, who was also one of the founders of security vendor Sunbelt Software. “They’ll find [a phishing email] that works, set up an email server, and send a few million phishing emails to a database of email addresses, then shut the server down within a day.”

Read the article here:  http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/security/users-weak-link-security-139572


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