How To Recognize & Report Phishing Attacks
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Sophos Cyber Security Awareness Tip 4: Phishing Protection

Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Throughout the month, we’re partnering with Sophos to provide bitesize cyber security guidance based on the event’s weekly themes.

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Week 4 Focus: Recognizing and Reporting Phishing

Phishing emails fraudulently impersonate others with the goal of getting you to reveal personal information like passwords or card details.

Be mindful, phishers commonly play on the following emotional triggers:

  • Curiosity
  • Hope
  • Necessity 

Reporting phishing attempts helps others stay safe from similar attempts in the future!

  • Phishing Email: Forward it to the Anti-Phishing Working Group at the following email address
  • Phishing Text: forward it to 7726.
  • Report the phishing attempt to the FTC 

12 Types of Phishing Attacks and How to Identify Them

Phishing is one of the most common types of cyberattacks and it’s apparent for everyone to be educated on today’s attack methods. Enhance your cyber security, better protect yourself and your organization from cyber threats.

We hope you find these resources both informative and useful #BeCyberSmart

Remember: Cyber Security Awareness isn’t just for this month, it’s for life!

Sophos Cybersecurity Best Practices Toolkit

The toolkit is packed with useful resources to help you optimize your protection and stay one step ahead of the criminals. We hope you find these resources both informative and useful!

Sophos Cybersecurity Best Practices Toolkit

Sophos Article: Phishing Tips

The article offers tips on phishing, and details the four main steps attackers go through when creating convincing phishing emails. Understanding these steps helps you to spot and address them.

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