​Phishing Awareness

Version: 4.0 Length: 0.5 Hours

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This interactive training explains what phishing is and provides examples of the different types of phishing, to include spear phishing, targeting specific groups or individuals, and whaling, targeting senior officials. Phishing techniques such as deceptive e-mails and web sites, as well as browser "tab nabbing," are discussed. Guidelines are provided to help users to recognize phishing attempts, so that appropriate actions may be taken to avoid these attacks and their consequences. The training explains that phishing is a serious, high-tech scam and that system users are the best line of defense against phishing. Further, the training illustrates why users should always be on the lookout for phishing attempts, even from people from within their own organization.