Is Business Email Compromise a “cyber attack?”

Is Business Email Compromise a “cyber attack?”

Just what constitutes a cyber attack? That’s the question facing a court in a case brought against insurer AIG. One of the firm’s clients was ...
Security Awareness 4 Tax Scams

Security Awareness: 4 Tax Scams Making the Rounds Now

With the arrival of the month of April, the United States is heavily into tax season now. And with only days remaining until the April 15 deadline to file, tax-related scams are ...
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Assess Your Risks

Assess Your Risks

We talk a lot about phishing, vishing, smishing, and impersonation here at SECOM, and there is a good reason for that. Those are the primary services we provide as a company for ...
In 2019, Test Impersonation Attacks

In 2019, Test Impersonation Attacks

At SECOM, we perform many forms of social engineering attacks, from phishing to vishing and smishing as well as impersonation. All of these attacks are used regularly by actual attackers and should ...
Not All Phishing Programs Are Created Equal

Not All Phishing Programs Are Created Equal

In today’s corporate world, security awareness training should be a common puzzle piece in general user onboarding and on-going staff education. With that training, regular testing should also be part of that ...

20 Critical Security Controls: Control 17 – Implement a Security Awareness and Training Program

Today, I will be going over Control 17 from version 7 of the CIS top 20 Critical Security Controls – Implement a Security Awareness and Training Program. I will go through the ...
When Training Does Not Equal Security

When Training Does Not Equal Security

For many organizations computer security training does not appear to impact the user population in a manner that protects the company assets and confidential data as intended. It is a tough balance ...
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FISSEA 2018 – Hardening The Human: The Power of Cybersecurity Awareness and Training

Now Accepting Contest Submissions The Federal Information Systems Security Educators Association (FISSEA) Conference is accepting security related training material contest submissions for the organization's 31st Conference - Hardening the Human: The Power ...

Meltdown, In Action

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/1/10/meltdown-in-action ...