#CSAM: How to protect yourself from phishing attackshttps://securityitsummit.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Infosecurity-Mag-Nov-4th-2.jpg 960 640 Stuart O'Brien Stuart O'Brien https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/81af0597d5c9bfe2231f1397b411745a?s=96&d=mm&r=g
This year’s cyber security awareness month provides a timely reminder of the increasingly dangerous threat posed by phishing. With more and more people using the internet for everyday services and work, and the general improvement in the quality and plausibility of phishing messages, there’s been a record growth in email phishing during the pandemic.
Experts agree that “these campaigns can be difficult to spot as they use very similar verbiage and branding to the company they are trying to mimic”, so it’s key that everyone learns, and learns fast how to “fight the phish”.
In this article, Infosecurity Magazine shares 5 ways to #BeCyberSmart when it comes to detecting phishing messages and what you need to do when you come across one.