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Want to stop the phishers? Encryption and education is key

By Laura Devaney
February 22nd, 2013

Enterprises need to tighten up security and better educate their staff if they are to protect themselves from waves of targeted attacks on their systems, ZDNet reports. According to research carried out by analyst firm Quocirca on behalf of security company Trend Micro, three-quarters of the 300 businesses surveyed in the UK, France and Germany said they had suffered a targeted attack on their network. But more than half of the the CISOs, IT security directors and senior managers interviewed said they are deploying tools to prevent hackers making these attacks…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura