Do I Still Need a WAF?

The FBI recently released a public advisory regarding a sharp rise in deepfake videos being used by scammers when applying for remote positions. Combined with identity theft, these criminals are able to convince their would-be remote employers that they are who they claim, and often get positions that have access to sensitive data.
HR, recruiters, and other hiring professionals can no longer use only the techniques they used even a year ago when hiring for remote positions. Those in a hiring position need to be able to pick up on potential clues, such as lip movement that doesn’t coordinate with the audio. It’s not a matter of “this isn’t your parents’ world;” it’s “this isn’t even last year’s world.”

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