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By EM360 Tech | April 21, 2022

Social media offers an important outline for people of all ages and walks of life to connect, share life experiences and post pictures of their breakfast.

But oversharing – or not being wary of impostors – can lead to serious compromises in personal and professional security.

In a press release on the report’s findings, Phishlabs “enterprises must broaden their line of defense [in 2022,] starting with strong, cross-channel monitoring, and building relationships with technology providers in new areas.”

“Fraud-related attacks made up almost half of all social media threats in 2021”

In this episode of the EM360 podcast, Head of Content Max Kurton talks to John LaCour, Founder & CTO of Phishlabs and Principal Strategist at parent company Fortra, about:

  • Where the concept of ‘social media as a threat channel’ comes from and what it concerns
  • What the first steps towards the mitigation of social media threats look like and the route companies need to take
  • How enterprises can turn social media into an actionable intelligence channel