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Why are COVID-related Phishing Scams so Effective?

Another variant, another phishing scam. It seems like every time a new COVID-19 strain hits the headlines, a new wave of cyberattacks follows in its wake.  With the Delta variant, it was scams that asked email users to verify their vaccination status, and with Omicron, the media is already reporting ... Read More
law firm ransomware attacks

Law Firm Cyber Security: Your Reputation is at Risk – Are You Protecting Your First Line of Defense?

Cyber attacks against law firms are on the rise, with an almost 12% increase in law firm security breaches between 2019 and 2020.  Unfortunately, threats against law firms and legal organizations continue to rise, ever since the unprecedented data leak of the Panama Papers. More recently, you may have read ... Read More
law firm ransomware attacks

Law Firm Cyber Security: Your Reputation is at Risk – Are You Protecting Your First Line of Defense?

Cyber attacks against law firms are on the rise, with an almost 12% increase in law firm security breaches between 2019 and 2020.  Unfortunately, threats against law firms and legal organizations continue to rise, ever since the unprecedented data leak of the Panama Papers. More recently, you may have read ... Read More
Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

It’s Olympic Games time again, and we could all do with a great distraction from the past 18 months! Unfortunately, a distracted audience is exactly what many cyber-attackers are hoping for, too. The evidence is huge that the Olympics is a prime time for attackers to launch phishing scams that ... Read More
Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

It’s Olympic Games time again, and we could all do with a great distraction from the past 18 months! Unfortunately, a distracted audience is exactly what many cyber-attackers are hoping for, too. The evidence is huge that the Olympics is a prime time for attackers to launch phishing scams that ... Read More
The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

By Mike Polatsek, CybeReady Co-Founder and CSO When a phishing email lands in employees’ inbox, will they take time to review their Awareness Training notes before clicking it? Probably not, which is why traditional awareness training programs offer an ineffective cybersecurity practice. When it comes to teaching employees how to ... Read More
The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

By Mike Polatsek, CybeReady Co-Founder and CSO When a phishing email lands in employees’ inbox, will they take time to review their Awareness Training notes before clicking it? Probably not, which is why traditional awareness training programs offer an ineffective cybersecurity practice. When it comes to teaching employees how to ... Read More

5 Reasons Phishing Simulations Tests Fail

We’ve been running successful phishing simulations for years now, developing proven steps toward employee engagement and behavioral change. Over the course of time, we’ve seen customers come to us, bruised by phishing campaigns gone awry. In our experience, most of these catastrophes come down to a handful of errors we’ve ... Read More
5 Reasons Phishing Simulations Tests Fail

5 Reasons Phishing Simulations Tests Fail

We’ve been running successful phishing simulations for years now, developing proven steps toward employee engagement and behavioral change. Over the course of time, we’ve seen customers come to us, bruised by phishing campaigns gone awry. In our experience, most of these catastrophes come down to a handful of errors we’ve ... Read More

Phishing Statistics Every CISO Should Know

Phishing attacks play a major and painful role in today’s cybersecurity landscape. Despite growing investment in email security technologies, no solution is capable of blocking 100% of phishing emails, and enterprises need to accept the fact that many of them get through employee’s email. To better understand this cyber monster, ... Read More