Cybersecurity leaders expand protections against social engineering attacks
SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — crowd of bugs, the leader in collaborative cyber security, today announced a strategic reseller partnership with SocialProof Security, furthering the company’s mission to keep customers one step ahead of evolving cyber threats. As part of the partnership, Bugcrowd will resell SocialProof Security’s services, including social engineering prevention training, etiquette and professional workshops, and penetration testing.
In addition to reselling social engineering services, Bugcrowd continues to innovate and invest in its award-winning Security Knowledge Platform™ with the most comprehensive set of security solutions including bug bounty, vulnerability disclosure programs, attack surface management, and penetration testing. as a service. For example, Bugcrowd allows customers to purchase penetration testing from a single vendor for every type of use case, from basic network assurance and simple web applications to ongoing testing of cloud services and APIs, and now, social engineering. .
The leader in social engineering prevention services, SocialProof Security and CEO raquel tobacco they have become influential due to their hacker-friendly approach to strengthening customers’ defenses against human attacks. SocialProof Security’s impressive client list includes familiar brands such as Twitter, PayPal, Uber, Prudential Insurance, Cisco Systems, WhatsApp, NATO, and the US Air Force.
“We are excited to work with Bugcrowd on this reseller partnership as we move forward with our aligned mission to arm organizations with proactive means to reduce the risk of social engineering through education, identity verification protocol enhancements, technical tools and the measurement of those updates with social engineering penetration testing,” Tobac said. “Most cyberattacks now start with some element of social engineering – manipulating people into taking actions that could harm organizations. This association illustrates the priority Bugcrowd places on actionable and measurable social engineering risk mitigation.” in a comprehensive security program.
SocialProof specializes in protecting against social engineering attacks in which attackers manipulate employees to acquire personally identifiable information (PII), credentials, unauthorized account access, money, or other sensitive information. Such manipulation can be executed through common attack vectors, including phishing, phishing, and pretexting. In fact, social engineering was named the top cyber threat by respondents in the ISACA 2021 State of Cybersecurity Survey.
“Even with today’s elevated threat levels, many organizations are surprisingly unprepared for the threat of social engineering attacks, as we repeatedly find poor awareness among organizations, outdated or inconsistent identity verification, and limited professional skill sets,” said Ashish Gupta, CEO of Bugcrowd. “Fortunately, taking a multidimensional approach that combines training and prevention tools, human-based protocol updates, and penetration testing can dramatically reduce the risk of social engineering attacks. We look forward to bringing this innovative solution to market as part of our services.”
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crowd of bugs is the leading provider of crowdsourced cybersecurity solutions purpose-built to protect the digitally connected world. Today’s business demands an offensive approach to cybersecurity, and Bugcrowd offers the only solution that orchestrates data, technology, and human intelligence to expose blind spots. Bugcrowd Security Knowledge Platform™ enables businesses to proactively do everything they can to protect their organization, reputation, and customers with products like Bug Bounty, Penetration Testing-as-a-Service, and more. Trusted by organizations around the world, Bugcrowd discovers and fixes vulnerabilities before they disrupt business by leveraging the expert ingenuity and insight of world-class security researchers. Based on San Francisco, Bugcrowd is backed by Blackbird Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Industry Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Rally Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Triangle Peak Partners. Learn more at www.bugcrowd.com.
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