Keeping Personal Data Secure

Posted on June 29, 2022 | Data Protection , IT Infrastructure Protection

With the rise in phishing attacks and identify theft, Ciaran Rafferty, Managing Director, Email Security at Fortra looks at emerging trends and ways organizations can keep their sensitive data secure. He also provides an update on what to expect from Fortra in 2022.

Originally published in Cyber Magazine


“Throughout 2021, threat actors relied on a variety of attack vectors to carry out their campaigns. While the year was witness to an increased presence of emerging threats, traditional phishing methods still commanded the majority of threats facing enterprises. In the latest Quarterly Threat Trends & Intelligent Report by Fortra, the number of voice phishing (vishing) cases increased almost 550 percent over the last twelve months (Q1 2021 to Q1 2022). 

To meet these challenges head on and to minimize the scope of threats targeting their infrastructure and data, organizations should build relationships with technology and service providers to broaden their lines of defense.”

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