Phishing remained the top identity abuser in 2022: IDSA report


Phishing was the most common type of identity-related incident in 2022, according to a study by Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), a non-profit, identity and security intelligence firm.

The study, commissioned through Dimensional Research, also revealed that the top phishes among the incidents included email phishingspear phishing, and vishing/smishing incidents.

“With a spike in digital identities comes an increase in cyberattacks targeting them. By far the most significant reason behind this was employees unknowingly clicking on a phishing email,” according to the report.

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