Cybercriminals today are extremely professional and regularly succeed by exploiting vulnerabilities and refining their attack tactics, presenting organizations and individuals with new challenges. And 82% of all security executives do not expect the cyber threat situation to ease in the coming year.
Several trends, including geopolitical developments, advances in AI, new work models and IT staff shortages are further worsening the situation. Organizations are finding it increasingly difficult to adapt quickly enough to changes and comprehensively mitigate security risks.
80% of security managers perceive social engineering and phishing in particular as a major threat. Not without reason: 1 in 3 users clicks on harmful content in phishing emails, and one in two of them proceed to enter sensitive information.
Security managers have long understood: Technology alone is not enough to protect their organizations from social engineering. That's why many of them are now making it a top priority to strengthen their security culture. 9 in 10 organizations plan to maintain or expand their awareness measures in the coming year.
In the Human Risk Review 2023, you will find out how they are approaching these plans and what security leaders from across Europe are currently focusing on. Highlights:
- 9 in-depth interviews with security leaders who share their industry insights and strategies
- An expert survey on the state of cyber security in Europe - and best practices for minimizing human risks
- Detailed social engineering analyses providing a look behind the most successful tactics used by cybercriminals