The Phishing eLearning course introduces and the explains the cybersecurity threat posed by Phishing and social engineering. The Phishing eLearning course puts in context the vast scale of the threat and the damage it can cause to both individuals, organisations across all sectors of the economy and society. It describes the varying levels of sophistication in phishing attacks and familiarises the learner with terms like Spear Phishing and Whaling.
Through a combination of case studies and interactivities, learners develop an understanding of the checks and practices they can implement themselves to prevent falling victim to phishing. Phishing attacks try to exploit users via email, social media, phone and the web. All these avenues of attack are discussed.
The course finishes by reinforcing key cybersecurity best practices such as strong passwords, using security software and updating software regularly. More information on general cybersecurity best practice is available in our Cybersecurity eLearning course.
Many, if not all, of your employees are unlikely to be able to spot a phishing email — according to Intel, 97% of people around the world are unable to identify a sophisticated phishing email.
What damage can a successful Phishing Attack do to your Business?
In short, it’s pretty devastating.
- In data from Deloitte, one-third of consumers said they would stop dealing with a business following a cyber-security breach, even if they do not suffer a material loss.
- Leading Insurance company Aviva say; after your company is breached, 60% of your customers will think about moving and 30% actually do.
What does our Phishing Awareness eLearning course cover?
- To describe what phishing is and why it is essential that you remain vigilant to the threat at all times.
- To outline how to recognise if an email, a website, social media, a phone call and text message is a phishing attack.
- To highlight how to prevent phishing attacks and what to do should you fall victim to one.