With so much reliance on e-mails and so much talk about the 4th industrial revolution almost every company and individual in the this day and age relies on the internet, more especially for professional and personal documents purposes. The findings made by the Solutions Architect at the specialist managed IT security Services Company Securicom stating that at least 55% of e-mails received in 2018 were categorized as spam. What could this mean to our safety? Professionally and personal? What does the “all-so-great” 4thIR means to the “Born-before-Tech” generation and the average citizen? Are we even ready for it? Do we have enough knowledge and resources to protect ourselves from Cyber Security?
“Today, spammers are using proxy pools, modem pools and open relays to send spam and to mask the identity of the true sender. These new forms of spam cannot be stopped by just adding a static blacklisting rule. Anti-spam engines now rely on artificial intelligence (AI), global detection sensors and networks to adjust to the way spam is being sent today. Outdated, old-generation anti-spam tools are not equipped with these capabilities,” Michael Morton says, stressing that not all anti-spam solutions are created equal.
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