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What is it?

The psychological state one reaches when security decisions become too numerous and/or too complex, thus inhibiting good security practices.

...continue reading "Term of the Week: Security Fatigue"

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What is it?

A human-centric manipulation technique that uses deceptive tactics to trigger emotionally driven actions that are in the interests of a cybercriminal or attacker.

...continue reading "Term of the Week: Social Engineering"

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