5 ways to detect a phishing email – with examples

IT Governance

In this blog, we use real-life examples to demonstrate five clues to help you spot phishing scams. For example, emails from Google will read ‘@google.com’. Take this example of a scam mimicking PayPal: Image: WeLiveSecurity. A typical example looks like this: Source: MailGuard.

On Chinese "Spy Trains"

Schneier on Security

Congress is considering legislation that would prevent the world's largest train maker, the Chinese-owned CRRC Corporation, from competing on new contracts in the United States. The trade war with China has reached a new industry: subway cars.

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Anatomy of a spear phishing attack – with example scam

IT Governance

Let’s take a look at how it works, along with an example to help you spot the clues of an attack. An example of a spear phishing email. Here’s an example of a real spear phishing email. All the above are typical examples of emotional manipulation.

Malware Training Sets: FollowUP

Security Affairs

Since that day I received hundreds of emails from students, researchers and practitioners all around the world asking me questions about how to follow up that research and how to contribute to expanding the training set. For example for i in */.json;

Real-life examples of social engineering

IT Governance

Certain technological solutions can help rebuff attempts to take advantage of your staff, but the best solution is to train your staff to be more sceptical. Social engineering is something that we’ve all done, whether we’ve realised it or not.

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3 reasons cyber security training is essential

IT Governance

Organisations are always looking for ways to improve their cyber security defences, but they often overlook the value of enrolling their employees on cyber security training courses. They should therefore do whatever they can to support employees who want to go on training courses.

Manipulating Machine Learning Systems by Manipulating Training Data

Schneier on Security

Interesting research: " TrojDRL: Trojan Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning Agents ": Abstract: : Recent work has identified that classification models implemented as neural networks are vulnerable to data-poisoning and Trojan attacks at training time.

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How to document PCI DSS-compliant policies and procedures – with template example

IT Governance

Misconfigured databases, email attachments sent to the wrong person and records that are improperly disposed are common examples the ways staff compromise information. Technology can only do so much to protect an organisation from data breaches.

MicroStrategy World: AI Best Practices and Real-World Examples

Perficient Data & Analytics

Christine Livingston, Chief Strategy for AI at Perficient spoke on AI best practices and gave some real world examples on how it would work. Machine Learning: train a machine to do a job. Optimize your training efforts. You only have so much bandwidth to train the engine.

How to implement a GDPR staff awareness training programme

IT Governance

one of the biggest cyber security threats is inside your organisation , there’s never been a better time to ensure your organisation has an effective GDPR staff awareness training programme in place. . How to deliver staff awareness training – seven top tips .

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How to implement a GDPR staff awareness training programme

IT Governance

one of the biggest cyber security threats is inside your organisation , there’s never been a better time to ensure your organisation has an effective GDPR staff awareness training programme in place. . How to deliver staff awareness training – seven top tips .

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5 Topics CCPA-Compliant Privacy Awareness Training Needs to Cover

MediaPro

This means your employees need training—and fast. That said, here’s a quick overview of five aspects of the CCPA that compliance training needs to cover. Your CCPA-compliant training should give employees a sense of the various ways in which a consumer can be identified.

Uptick in RPA Software Adoption Reveals Need for Anti-Hacking Training

Security Affairs

It’s become evident that many businesses lack the necessary anti-hacking training. For example, organizations can let an RPA system handle routine data entry so that employees can focus on more critical work. Lack of Necessary Training in New Users.

The Best Training for Records Managers

AIIM

Most turn out to be a perfect fit for AIIM's training , certification , research , webinars , or some combination of these. But I'll be the first to admit that our educational offerings aren't a perfect fit for everyone and I often get asked, "What are some of the quality training options outside of AIIM?". So, let's check out some of the best training options for records managers. First, it depends on what you mean by training. The Best Training for Records Managers.

9 Topics to Cover in Your Privacy Awareness Training Program

MediaPro

That’s why it’s important to implement a privacy awareness training program so all your employees can actively protect sensitive data. Here are some of the basics to cover in privacy awareness training: What data needs to be protected. Real-world examples of identity theft consequences.

Why your DPO needs specialised training

IT Governance

Instead, they should be given specialist training to help them excel. Here are three reasons why you should invest in specialised DPO training. DPOs are naturally expected to have expert understanding of data protection law, and they should have received GDPR training.

5 best online cyber security training courses and certifications in 2020

IT Governance

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping us stuck inside and struggling to find ways to remain productive, now might be the perfect time to take an online cyber security training course. Certified Cyber Security Foundation Training Course. 3 reasons cyber security training is essential.

GUEST ESSAY: 5 anti-phishing training tools that can reduce employees’ susceptibility to scams

The Last Watchdog

Related: Gamification training gains traction. This is a platform for security awareness training and simulated phishing tests focusing on the problem of social-engineering. Its cloud-based service helps its’ clients to schedule automated training campaigns and simulated phishing attacks. Employees are given comprehensive awareness training using actual attacks and live demonstration examples. This service offers automated phishing tests and training modules.

Challenges faced while training an AI to combat abuse

Elie

This post looks at the four main challenges that arise when training a classifier to combat fraud and abuse. At a high level, training a classifier to detect fraud and abuse unique is that it deals with adversarial data. problem, and 2) it is hard to collect accurate training data.

ISO 27001 staff awareness training – meeting the requirements

IT Governance

There is a three-step process for staff awareness training best practices: 1) Identify what staff need to learn : sensitive information will be accessed and used in a variety of ways across your organisation. Any training course should conclude with some form of test to measure the outcome.

Organisations ignore cyber security staff training in favour of unnecessary technological solutions

IT Governance

UK organisations are overlooking the importance of cyber security staff awareness training, instead investing in expensive and unnecessary technologies, a VMware and Forbes Insight study has found. IT Governance offers several training courses to help you understand and implement ISO 27001.

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Finance sector must simplify staff awareness training

IT Governance

In a report published last month , the FCA urged organisations to tackle staff awareness training at all levels, and to ensure the lessons are simple and appropriate to the environment that employees work in. Organisations need to make staff awareness training a board-level priority. Staff awareness training is a crucial part of this. Get started >> The post Finance sector must simplify staff awareness training appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

MY TAKE: As phishers take aim at elections, why not train employees to serve as phishing police?

The Last Watchdog

Two years, for example, it was very common to get zip files with passwords. For Cofense, the solution goes beyond security training but to fruitful immersion. If there is a data breach or some other cybersecurity incident, a phishing attack was probably involved. Over 90 percent of incidents begin with a phishing email. One of the more infamous hacks in recent years, the DNC data breach , was the result of a phishing attack. Related: Carpet bombing of phishing emails endures.

More than half of IT staff think employees need cyber security training

IT Governance

Cyber security awareness training is one of the most important steps an organisation can take to protect its systems. Unfortunately, research by Privatise Business VPN suggests that staff aren’t getting the training they need to secure their organisation’s systems.

Challenges faced while training an AI to combat abuse

Elie

This post looks at the main challenges that arise when training a classifier to combat fraud and abuse. At a high level, what makes training a classifier to detect fraud and abuse unique is that it deals with data generated by an adversary that actively attempts to evade detection.

Learn more about web archiving with Archive-It Advanced Training

Archive-It

There are lots of ongoing training opportunities for web archivists of all experience levels. You can always check out the highlights from our past trainings here in the Archive-It Help Center and register for the next upcoming webinars.

How trains are going digital

DXC Technology

In the United Kingdom, for example, the Thameslink now runs 24 trains an hour – an increase of 50 percent in its capacity compared to years past. Digital Transformation Public Sector Smart Cities Travel, Transportation & Hospitality UK & Ireland British railway network trains

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Data Protection Training for GDPR – Getting it Right First Time – Part 2

Managing Your Information

Effective data protection training will continue to be essential to ensure compliance with data protection legislation. Training of staff is going to be a vital investment to ensure compliance with the GDPR for many organisations, although it can also be a significant cost.

Data Protection Training for GDPR – Getting it Right First Time – Part 1

Managing Your Information

Effective data protection training will continue to be essential to ensure compliance with data protection legislation. Data protection training is going to be an essential part of preparing for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Customised Training.

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Training is Vital Or: Why Navigating a Cozy Coupe is Not Driver’s Ed.

Ascent Innovations

Training is Vital Or: Why Navigating a Cozy Coupe is Not Driver’s Ed. Despite a very convincing PowerPoint slideshow complete with dazzling WordArt, there was no way I was going to skip the most vital part of driving: training. Walk through real-life examples.

Why is the GDPR still something I should be concerned about?

IT Governance

Below are just a few examples of how the Regulation creates specific challenges for different sectors: . One way to achieve this is to take dedicated training. . Sign up today for one of our training courses to equip yourself with exceptional knowledge and skills. .

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Five tips for maintaining your mental health when working from home

InfoGoTo

For example, you can: set a time to wake up and stick to it. Training & Awareness covid19 mental health work from homeMany people have been forced to work from home as a result of COVID19.

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Is There a Touchless Office in Your Future?

InfoGoTo

For example, touchless soap and paper towel dispensers have been around for years and will quickly become ubiquitous. COVID-19 Support Training & Awareness COVID-19 post-covid office touchless office touchless technologies

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Heathrow Airport fined £120,000 for data breach

IT Governance

Subsequent investigations undertaken by the ICO have found that just 2% of Heathrow’s 6,500 staff were properly trained in data protection. But our investigation found a catalogue of shortcomings in corporate standards, training and vision that indicated otherwise.

AI Is Becoming a Trusted Sidekick for Legal and HR Departments

InfoGoTo

For example, starting with a knowledge base of language that is common to problematic contracts, machine learning algorithms can scour millions of similar contracts to find other warning signs that humans might miss. Legal Training & Awareness AI artificial intelligence machine learning

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Ethical Use of Data for Training Machine Learning Technology - Part 1

AIIM

This is the first part of a 3-part series on the Ethical Use of Data for Training Machine Learning Technology by guest authors Andrew Pery and Michael Simon. 3 Examples of Bad, Biased, or Unethical AI. Such examples of abuses of civil rights are rampant.

Artificial Intelligence Is Set to Rewrite the Rules of Insurance

InfoGoTo

For example, Progressive Insurance has handed out more than $700 million in discounts to customers who let the company track where and how they drive. Financial Services Training & Awareness artificial intelligence insurance claims insurance industry machine learning

Ethical Use of Data for Training Machine Learning Technology - Part 3

AIIM

This is the third part of a 3-part series on the Ethical Use of Data for Training Machine Learning Technology by guest authors Andrew Pery and Michael Simon.

What is angler phishing?

IT Governance

Here’s an example: Making complaints on social media puts pressure on organisations to resolve the issue promptly. Most responses are along the same lines as our example: the organisation asks the customer to provide their personal details, so it can verify the issue and respond appropriately.

Non-Human Resources for the HR Professional: Harnessing the Data

InfoGoTo

The ability to leverage HR data isn’t a soft skill like communication and leadership – it can be trained. Only then can you analyze, leverage and report on the data to make training fruitful. Training & Awareness analysis HR strategic partner