Smishing – learning to spot and secure against an emerging cyber threat

Smishing is a new form of cyber-attack that organisations must be aware of and ensure their employees are able to spot in order to ensure human error does not compromise the integrity of critical data.

Anyone’s who’s used email over the years will be familiar the wide range of fake communications that encourage us to hand over our sensitive data – known as ‘phishing’ – and measures for identifying and securing against such communications are now an established part of cyber security best practice.