In spite of the services we provide, there is always the risk of ‘social engineering’ hackers use to gain unauthorized access to systems.
Keith A. Rhodes, Chief Technologist at the U.S. General Account Office says, “There’s always the technical way to break into a network but sometimes it’s easier to go through the people in the company. You just fool them into giving up their own security.”
According to the Verizon data breach investigation report from 2016, 30% of phishing emails were opened. It took a recipient an average of only 40 seconds to open the email and an additional 45 seconds to also open the malicious attachment.