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UK Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure issues spear phishing guidance

CPNI, the UK government’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure, has published advice on spear phishing attacks and what an organization can do to protect itself from the threat.

‘Spear Phishing: Understanding the Threat’ explains how these attacks work, their success rate, whether you are likely to be targeted and the steps an organization can take to manage the business risks.

Key subjects:

  • How does Spear Phishing work?
  • Online Reconnaissance
  • Construction of Spear Phishing emails
  • Spear Phishing via web browsers
  • The business impact of Spear Phishing
  • How to defend against Spear Phishing

Read the document (PDF).

•Date: 25th September 2013 • UK •Type: Article • Topic: ISM

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