Why the threat of phishing can’t be ‘trained away’

The Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG) connects cybersecurity professionals from all areas. TSC invites SASIG Supporters to share their cybersecurity insights in The Insider. In this piece, we review a report from machine learning email security company Tessian, that opens up the issue of how training and technology should be applied to combat phishing. […]

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3 types of insider threat and what to do about them

Many companies take careful measures to protect their critical assets from external risks, but they often remain vulnerable to insider threats. The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 2018, shows that 73% of cyber attacks were perpetrated by outsiders, such as organised criminal groups. However, this means that more than a quarter of all […]

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Add a seasonal twist to help your awareness campaign stand out

Retail and consumer businesses thrive during seasonal holiday periods because these periods bring people together. When you are piecing together your organisation’s internal communications plans for the year ahead, it is worth taking seasonal holidays and recurring events (such as Scroll-free September, back to school, or even ‘talk like a pirate’ day) into account. You […]

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Trick or treat: Are you ready for Cyber Security Month?

October – a month hijacked by vampires, werewolves, zombies, ghosts and all the things that go bump in the night. A month that sees us cowering in our homes, fending off the hellish creatures at the door with chocolate bars and jelly beans, or in my case, satsumas – thanks a lot, Mrs Patterson… But […]

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