Just as things don’t always go to plan in practice this is also true of information security. Although the security world are discussing defense strategies involving microsegmentation and artificial intelligence, the greatest threat to cybersecurity is still the humble email. According to a current study by the security provider Proofpoint, the majority of attacks are still launched through email. The Human Factor Report 2019 shows that more than 99% of the incidents investigated involved somebody enabling a macro, opening a file, clicking a link or opening a document.
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