Which department is most vulnerable to phishing?
Data collected on a global scale has proven that the management departmentin a company is more vulnerable to phishing-over any other department.
IronScales, a leader in phishing mitigation technology, collected data from over 100 different organisations and an array of different sectors like finance, banking, telco and more.
These numbers reflect their performance in the first simulated phishing attack, including the average click rate:
Management (60%) Finance (56%) Sales (52%) HR (47%) Business Development (46%) R&D and QA (42%) Technical Support and Customer Services (41%) Infrastructure (36%) Legal (34%) Operations (32%)
IronScales state that the aim is to create awareness and proactive behaviour in employees, and emphasise that everyone has a stake in intercepting phishing attacks.
Eyal Benishti, CEO of IronScales, says that even he was taken aback by the number the company found.
“There have been some notorious…(continued)