S01E04: A Model for Assessing Today’s Threats

Why would you do something hard when you could do something easy? That’s exactly what attackers are thinking.

99% of attacks rely on duping a human to run malicious code.

In this episode, we interview Ryan Kalember, EVP of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint about why today’s attacks are about people, not infrastructure.

What we talked about:

  • Social engineering is at the heart of over 99% of cyberattacks
  • 26 billion cyberattacks are only a tiny fraction
  • Industry focuses on technology while attackers focus on people

Subscribe to Protecting People at Apple Podcasts and Spotify.