PHISHING – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
More than 90% of successful breaches start with phishing scams. Phishing is a threat to every organization. Reminding our teams how to identify and respond to this threat is essential to our organizations security plan. Technical tools are great but the human element can not be ignored.
What Is Phishing?
Phishing is the process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames & passwords through the use of misleading email communications posing as a trustworthy entity.
Emails claiming to be from popular social media sites, banks, shipping, IT administrators or even company executives are commonly used to lure unsuspecting users.
Email spam filters may keep many phishing emails out of your inbox. But scammers are always trying to outsmart spam filters, so it’s a good idea to add extra layers of protection. Below is a ten step program to guard against phishing attacks.
Call us today to discuss a phishing simulation for your organization.
Our low-cost phishing simulation will evaluate how vulnerable your staff is too common phishing attacks. We’ll evaluate:
- How many staff will open suspicious emails
- Who clicks on links and enters data
- How well your spam and phishing filters are working
Have more confidence that your staff is responding properly to suspicious emails. They are a critical component to protecting data.