Do you publicise your management team? You're helping hackers, says Mimecast

Stuart Sumner
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Social engineering attacks are a serious problem for enterprises
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Social engineering attacks are a serious problem for enterprises

Showing the world who your management team are, what they look like and what their contact details are helps hackers with social engineering attacks

Firms which publicise their management teams, revealing what they look like, their names, titles and contact details, are making life easier for hackers looking to make social engineering attacks. That's...

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