Aug 21 2019

Security Threats Make Users a Top Target

Phishing, spear phishing and social engineering attacks are among the most dangerous cybersecurity threats. What do they have in common? All prey on users to achieve a foothold on networks to carry out deeper intrusions into an organization's systems. At the CDW Protect SummIT in Philadelphia, we spoke to security experts about why users are such a vulnerable target and how organizations can protect them. For more videos and articles from the Protect SummIT, visit

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    Gabriel Whalen, Principal Field Solution Architect, CDW

    Chester Ney, IT Director, All4

    Michael Marsilio, CISO, Paradies Lagardere

    Alyssa Miller, Manager, Information Security Solutions Practice, CDW


Video Highlights

  • Users may not have deep knowledge of threats and security practices, making them a particularly vulnerable target.
  • Many cybercriminals target executives and human resources personnel to attack the valuable data they control. 
  • Training and solutions that boost email and endpoint security can help protect against attacks on users.