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Epsilon Aftermath: How to get ahead of spear phishing

Recent breaches of personal data and email addresses managed by email providers (Silverpop, Epsilon...) have renewed fears that spear phishing is becoming more common and more successful.

Spear phishing is not a new threat but the opportunities have been greatly amplified and we've failed to take the iniative to mitigate the threat. The few resources that discuss spear phishing mitigation or prevention mostly remix basic phishing best practices. In my article, I explain how businesses that contend with large numbers of users and large volumes of email can raise the security bar.



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