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The CybSafe blog is a collection of stories, updates and guidance for people-centric security professionals.

 

How can phishing affect a business?

Phishing attacks are on the rise. In 2020, 93% of UK organisations were targeted by Covid-19-related malware. 88% of security professionals reported an increase in phishing attacks. Typically, criminals behind phishing attacks aren’t attempting to steal money. They’re attempting to steal something potentially much more valuable: data. When phishing attacks trigger data breaches, the consequences for businesses can be severe.

How can we prepare for the challenges of hybrid working in 2021?

When Covid-19 swept the world, businesses moved rapidly to enable remote working.  Before the...

What the government must do to tackle cyber crime

Technology will be vital. As will collaboration between the public and private sectors. But to truly beat cyber crime, we’re going to need to check every single box…

The top 18 questions we get asked about CybSafe

The top 18 questions we get asked about CybSafe

CybSafe’s many technological innovations often intrigue audiences during demonstrations – and elicit questions that aren’t necessarily run-of-the-mill. For CISOs researching cyber security awareness platforms, the top 18 questions we get asked about CybSafe include:...

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Calculating your true phishing vulnerability

Calculating your true phishing vulnerability

Phishing vulnerability assessments and phishing susceptibility rates rarely tell the full story. How can companies calculate their true phishing risk? Have you ever wondered whether your reduced phishing susceptibility rate really shows your true phishing...

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Should you phish your own people?

Should you phish your own people?

Resident CybSafe psychologist, Tom Cross, looks into when simulated attacks are of most use to companies More than a few articles have been circling of late suggesting simulated phishing does little to increase cyber security awareness. ‘Links are meant to be clicked...

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Protecting the people running on autopilot

Protecting the people running on autopilot

How people can take proper precautions online without even having to think I imagine you’ll have experienced something like this before. You’ve been tied up in a report for the last hour or two. Your concentration is waning and you need a change of pace. So you turn...

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