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Phishing

[Updated] Top 9 coronavirus phishing scams making the rounds

March 24, 2020 // By: Tyler Schultz

We collected seven coronavirus phishing attack examples to shed light on the top tactics cybercriminals are using so you can help prepare your employees for the threats they are facing now and in the foreseeable future.

Your 2020 tax scam training guide

January 3, 2020 // By: Tyler Schultz

Get your W-2s and returns ready because tax season is on the way! As if deductions, exemptions and return distribution wasn’t enough, tax season becomes open season for cybercriminals hunting for sensitive information, credentials and even a direct deposit of your employees’ tax returns.

Phishing attachment hides malicious macros from security tools

February 20, 2020 // By: Tyler Schultz

A clever new wave of phishing attacks prove malicious, macro-enabled attachments can still bypass security tools and pack a serious punch under the right conditions. The attacks, recently spotted by researchers at FireEye, targeted financial services organizations in the United States, tricking them to download and deploy a backdoor giving attackers full control of the victim’s environment.

Should repeat offenders be sent to maximum security?

July 29, 2019 // By: Lisa Plaggemier

If you listen regularly to the repeat offender buzz, eventually you’ll hear from those who believe disciplinary actions are the best response. In my current role working for a security education provider, I’m in frequent contact with a remarkable community of peers from other companies. We all agree on the best thing to do with repeat offenders: help them.

Be cybersecure when working from home

March 18, 2020 // By: Jeff McCollum

The COVID-19 outbreak is creating a rush to set up remote workers. Don't forget to include steps to stay cybersecure in your plan.

Pros & cons of using an LMS for security awareness & training

February 25, 2020 // By: Tyler Schultz

Can you use your learning management system to deliver employee security awareness and training? In this post, we’ll cover the pros and cons of running a security awareness and training program from your LMS as opposed to a dedicated security awareness and training platform.