ECJ Data Security Byte
From Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigation Report: “[Phishing emails] are sent as part of a slow and steady campaign. The numbers again show that a campaign of just 10 emails yields a greater than 90% chance that at least one person will become the criminal’s prey, and it’s bag it, tag it, sell it to the butcher (or phishmonger) in the store.” Click here.
ECJ Data Security Definition
Phishing – A digital form of social engineering that uses authentic-looking – but bogus – emails to request information from users or direct them to a fake Web site that requests information. Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) Special Publication (“SP”) 800-15.