It’s not news that phishing attacks are getting more complex and happening more often. This year alone, APWG reported a record-breaking total of 1,097,811 phishing attacks. These attacks continue to target organizations and individuals to gain their sensitive information.
The hard news: they’re often successful, have a long-lasting negative impact on your organization and employees, including:
- Loss of Money
- Reputation damage
- Loss of Intellectual property
- Disruptions to operational activities
- Negative effect on company culture
The harder news: These often could have been easily avoided.
Phishing, educating your employees, and creating a cyber awareness culture? These are topics we’re sensitive to and well-versed in. So, how can you effectively protect your organization against phishing attempts? These best practices will help transform your employees’ behaviour and build organizational resilience to phishing attacks.
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