Chapter 6

The Malicious Messaging Layered-Defense Framework

Abstract

For those who are responsible for the security of an enterprise or a group effort, an approach to managing the challenge of malicious messaging is useful. The best solution lies not in any single tool or school of thought, but in the layering of many of these tools in such a way as to create a layered approach to protection, which you can think about as similar to the layers of an onion: each layer provides a level of protection, but if it fails, there is another one underneath it. The “Malicious Messaging Layered Defense Framework,” or MMLDF, provides you with a guide to better consider and approach the task of defending the network from technical attacks based on social ...

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