Information Security Social Engineering

What is Spear Phishing?

Forget mass-spam emails. A spear phishing attack is a targeted approach to accessing an individual via email. Hackers will research and find information others wouldn’t know about a high-worth individual. This data might come from social media or search engines. They’ll then use the data to create intriguing emails harboring a disguised virus download or […]

Pen Testing Social Engineering

What is Red Teaming?

Red teaming, in short, involves a team of security experts simulating an extended attack on an entire organisation to identify and test potential weaknesses.  Red teaming is the cyber security equivalent to: “The best defence is a good offence”. The attacking team uses strategic teamwork to exploit physical, hardware, software, and human vulnerabilities across an […]