October’s security awareness topic is phishing
Phishing is one of many social engineering threats, perhaps the most widespread and most threatening
at present - particularly the more sophisticated forms such as Business Email C
Typical losses from phishing attacks have been estimated at $1.6m per incident, with some stretching
into the tens and perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars. Against that dramatic backdrop, preventing even a single phishing incident has got to be a worthwhile aim. We hope to achieve much more than
We freely acknowledge that security awareness and training isn’t a perfect control, a total guarantee
against phishing, but the alternatives are even worse! Awareness is an important part of the solution to phishing, complementing and enhancing physical, technical, legal and other controls.
Read more about the latest NoticeBored security awareness and training module.
Does your awareness and training program cover this important topic?
Coming up soon
We are busy researching and preparing awareness materials on the following information risk and security topics:
November: cloud computing
- the cybersecurity issues associated with cloud are substantial but tricky to explain. We’ll be updating the
awareness materials written and delivered back in 2014. What has changed since then?
- this may qualify as a universal security control, unless you can think of any situation where oversight would not be useful?
January 2019: resilience
- we kick-off another year with a module about resilience, a neglected but extremely valuable element of business
continuity. The idea is for the organization to bend not break under stress, coping with the strain to keep critical business activities running.
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