Anti-Phishing, DMARC , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

Anticipating the Next Phishing Threat

Cofense's Aaron Higbee Discusses Changes in Phishing Simulation
Aaron Higbee, co-founder and CTO, Cofense

Predicting next-generation phishing schemes is a challenge, and some predictions don't come true, says Aaron Higbee, co-founder and CTO of Cofense.

See Also: 'Deepfake' Technology: Assessing the Emerging Threat

In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Higbee discusses:

  • The mobile phishing threat that wasn't;
  • A shift to departmental rather than institutional phishing simulations;
  • Differentiation in the increasingly crowded phishing simulation marketplace.

Aaron is the co-founder and CTO of Cofense, formerly PhishMe, directing all aspects of development and research.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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