by Hannah Grace Holladay / May 16th, 2023

Phishing is any effort from an attacker to gain sensitive information from an individual via email, social media, and even phone calls. In the context of a business entity, these malicious individuals make contact with employees asking for private information that can lead to access of company systems, processes, or data. These attacks are not personalized. Instead, they are mass-generated with the hope at least one individual will fall for the trap.