On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued an executive order regarding cybersecurity.
One of the most useful tools in the cyber attackers’ arsenal is email. Email was the means of attack used in simulated attacks conducted by the Department of Homeland Security for the Senate. Email was the means of attack used against the White House Military Office, the Department of Defense, the U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure, Military Drone Contractors and many others. The reason that attacks use email is because deceptive emails are very effective method to deliver malware into organizations.
Iconix has released a new whitepaper, Email – Preventing Deception. In this whitepaper we discuss how spearphishing works, how the email interface is susceptible to manipulation by bad guys and how the patented Iconix technology prevents deception in email.