New Cybersecurity Book Highlights Growing Threat Of Social Engineering

Agari, a leading cybersecurity company, today announced the release of a new book by Agari Chief Scientist Markus Jakobsson and other cybersecurity thought leaders, Understanding Social Engineering Based Scams. The book describes the increased use of social engineering for email scams, and offers tools and techniques to identify these trends, as well as countermeasures to prevent these attacks. Examples of social engineering attacks, which are typically launched via email, include phishingspear phishing and Business Email Compromise (BEC).