Phishing attacks are rising dramatically, particularly those aimed at state and local governments, with recent reports suggesting incidents have nearly doubled. Attacks have targeted a wide swath of the workforce—from revenue and tax officials to employees in elections and unemployment offices.
The increased number of phishing incidents have moved beyond email to also target victims through social media, texts and other channels. Regardless of channel, each attack aims to strike the weakest link in cybersecurity: the human user.
In this webcast, we will look at how officials are fighting back, what kinds of training they offer to improve awareness, how multi-factor authentication can thwart imposters and how new cyber incident reporting requirements can help alert and defuse new attacks.