When it comes to cybersecurity, the use of automatic protection tools is half the battle. The human element plays an increasingly important role, as well, and for good reason. Scammers like to take shortcuts and know that it’s easier to hoodwink people than it is to exploit software or hardware. Any organization with a well-guarded security perimeter is low-hanging fruit as long as its employees fall for phishing hoaxes.
The problem reached new heights amid the coronavirus calamity, which is fertile soil for panic that gives threat actors a leg up in orchestrating effective online frauds.