3 ways for your business to spot a spear phishing email during the holidays

3 ways for your business to spot a spear phishing email during the holidays

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Cyberattacks on organizations are predicted to skyrocket during the online holiday shopping season. Here is how to identify possible threats.

Beginning with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, cyberattacks are predicted to spike throughout the entire holiday shopping season, according to the recent Carbon Black Holiday Threat Report. These attacks are on track to increase by nearly 60% this season alone, the report found.

Last year, global organizations faced a 57.5% increase in attempted cyberattacks during the holiday season, according to the report. The 2016 holiday season also saw an increase in cyberattacks 20.5% above normal levels. History has repeated itself year after year, so companies and consumers should remain cautious when online shopping in the next month. Read More…