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The Unseen Risks: How Stress and Distraction Undermine Cybersecurity Awareness

In the fast-paced, digitally-driven world of today, individuals who are well-versed in cybersecurity principles still find themselves vulnerable to online threats. A crucial yet often overlooked aspect is the impact of stress and distraction on one’s ability to recognise and respond to cyber threats, particularly phishing emails. Even those who have undergone comprehensive security awareness training are not immune to this phenomenon.

Today’s work can be overwhelming for even the most educated users
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How to Spot a Phishing Email (5 Useful Tips)

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Why Learning How to Spot a Phish Is Important

Despite constant improvements in cyber-security, the manipulation of users who fail to spot a phishing email remains the criminals’ best option for infiltration.

Unwary users risk financial peril and shut-down of the company. These threats are worsening as we continue to become a digital society.

That’s why we recommend employers use tailored simulated phishing tests and training to help keep users on alert. They need to stay wary as the criminals only need one click to hold a company to ransom.

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How To: Creating Safe Passwords in 2020

When is the last time your organisation updated its password policy or sent out guidance to employees around creating safe and secure passwords? It’s been a year since we last updated our guidance on creating safe and secure passwords, so we thought it’s about time for our 2020 edition of “how to keep your accounts secure”. Specifcally, we’ll be looking at current best practice for creating passwords & passphrases and how to leverage multi-factor authentication.

Password guidance is constantly changing, so it’s extremely important to stay up-to-date and keep ahead of cyber criminals!
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