In this whitepaper, you'll learn:
- The top scams facing the U.S. military
- Why military officials are targeted
- Steps to ensure increased protection against digital threats
The U.S. military is connected digitally now more than ever, and with this comes navigating unique vulnerabilities to evolving threats. Threats explicitly targeting the military can include phishing, social engineering, account takeover, malware, fraud and more. When it comes to military scams, threat actors work diligently to impersonate military service members and associated organizations, adopting a language that appeals to military members.
As the government engages more deeply with social media and digital platforms, agencies must contend with a multitude of information security risks intertwined in the posts, shares and comments. This whitepaper defines the threat landscape unique to the U.S. military, address why service members are targeted, and identify the top military scams to watch for. In conclusion, service members, senior officers and security organizations will be equipped with clear next steps to ensure increased protection against these threats.