HONEST Security’s Amber Holcomb discusses innovations in Internet of Things connected devices and how to keep IoT safe from cyber criminals. Amber Holcomb is Director of Operations at HONEST Security. She is passionate about encouraging and supporting young women in STEM and empowering women in the tech industry.
Today’s breaches continue to start with compromised email accounts, with monetary gain remaining the top motivation for stealing login credentials. Typically, these are opportunistic attacks, a sort of spray and pray tactic. According to ProofPoint’s report Human Factor 2019, 25% of phishing emails in 2018 were generic credential harvesting. Phishing is the number one attack vector, mainly because social engineering is still a wildly successful way to compromise users because so many people...