Low-tech threats make high-tech cybersecurity everyone’s business

FARGO—It just might be a low-tech fake email, not a high-tech hacking scheme, that makes it hard for businesses and organizations to safeguard information in modern times.

Firewalls and cutting-edge technology designed to keep networks safe and secure can be undone simply by asking employees to click a link. An email requesting employee W-2s that looks like it’s coming from the CEO can turn a well-meaning worker into the unwitting source of a data leak.

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