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How AI is Used to Combat Social Engineering Attacks — Part 1
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How AI is Used to Combat Social Engineering Attacks — Part 1

Last Updated on July 25, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): John Adeojo

Originally published on Towards AI.

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Social engineering attacks have emerged as the preferred form of a cyber attack by criminals aiming to gain access to finances and data. Cybercriminals employed social engineering attacks in 20% of all data breaches in 2022¹. These attacks are not only common, but they can also be extraordinarily costly, with the average attack resulting in costs of $4.1 million in 2022². In my conversations with leaders at prominent payment service providers, social engineering consistently appears on their radar.

In this two-part series of articles, we explore some of the AI approaches for detecting social engineering attacks…. Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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