Are you up-to-speed on caller ID spoofing and voice-based phishing attacks? Danny Thompson, SVP of apexanalytix, weighs in on this growing risk during an interview with security experts at InfoSecurityBuzz. He explains how scammers work to build trust and get you to divulge sensitive information, such as a bank account number, credit card PIN, or other information they can use to steal from you.

“Now more than ever, IT professionals need to focus on learning and development opportunities to prepare for the potential fallout of the current crisis,” he says. And he suggests a special focus on cybersecurity:

“It’s worth noting that the rate of cyberattacks has increased significantly during the pandemic, with the FBI reporting a 200 to 300 percent increase in cybercrime complaints.”

You can read his comments here.

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