Some emerging phishing tactics are very tricky to detect.
If you want to scare the heck out of yourself, read this report from VPNoverview on typical “dark web” data theft sites, including the cost for compromised data such as PayPal transfers, bank cards, and full identities.
Cyber-criminals are learning that the easiest way to get to your business’s valuable data and financial accounts isn’t by hacking your IT network code – it’s by tricking you and your employees into letting them in the front door.
A checklist, such as that provided by FINRA, is a reasonable start toward a viable cybersecurity program. But it lacks certain key elements.