One way to verify if an email is legitimate is to look at the sender’s address, the actual sender’s address, not just the sender’s name. One tactic cyber criminals employ is using the sender’s name to trick the recipients.
You have carefully selected a training program. Employees are completing the courses. And yet, they are not reporting suspicious emails and their passwords are made up of favorite sports teams and graduation dates. What is missing?
In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM), Dane Boyd, PhishLabs’ Security Training Manager, and I will share a series of posts covering topics from cybersecurity to organizational learning and development. We are kicking off the series by covering a topic near and dear to my heart: taking a programmatic approach to implementing a security training program.