Social engineering attack-driven threats have gone through the roof in direct response to the surge in the takeup of social networking sites and services. Don't let your IT business or your clients fall prey. For example, using informal communications tools -- like chat -- often creates the appearance of a closer relationship than actually exists.
Don’t be fooled into sharing information with a so-called friend. Cryptzone VP Grant Taylor offers tips on defeating social engineering attacks, and safeguarding your firm from harm.