Avoiding the Scam! Better Act Fast!
Cybersecurity Situations & Awareness
Fraudsters have a huge toolkit of tricks to pull from. Let's take a case of social engineering – also known as phishing. Hackers can take advantage of the fact that a company is engaged in a merger and/or acquisition, and can target employees who are responsible for personally identifiable information with emails that appeared to be from others within the organization. It happens all the time... especially when policies and procedures are not followed.
Learning Path & Details
Suggested Industry Usage
- Developing Critical Work Skills
- Developing High-Performing Work Habits
- Managing Risk
Training Files (8)
|Video Vignette||03:56 min||English||Demo|
|Workshop Material||4 pages||English||Demo|
|Workshop Material||3 pages||English||Demo|
The situation presented in this video (as well as the information the fraudster shares before and after the cybersecurity lapse) supplements your company’s technology-facing approach to cybersecurity. It reinforces good habits by showing the true consequences of bad cybersecurity choices.
When it comes to email scams, you won't believe how quickly a scammer is able to get that information out of an employee - even those who are trained to be suspicious. Email scams are one of the biggest threats to an organization's cyber security. Following policies and procedures regarding personally identifiable information are paramount for keeping fraudsters at bay - and your organization out of trouble.