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November 9, 2017 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Help Consumers Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

The holidays bring an uptick in both online shopping and holiday-oriented cyber crime. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh details the most common shopping scams and offers consumers tips for avoiding them and keeping their personal data safe throughout the season.

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November 1, 2017 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Ensure Your Security Awareness Program Fosters Behavioral Change

Security awareness training can easily become a compliance checkbox that isn’t beneficial to the organization, particularly as many users view security simply as a necessary evil that restricts their ability to get things done. In this report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh steps you through the process of ensuring security training gets employees to stop undesired behaviors (e.g., clicking on phishing links) and start desired ones (e.g., reporting suspicious emails to security), so that your training program can actually meet its ultimate goal: securing the business. 

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October 6, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IANS Vulnerability and Breach Update: Q3 2017

Vulnerabilities and breaches are mainstream news regularly. With a new vulnerability seemingly discovered daily, which should be taken more seriously (i.e., patch now!) and which are overhyped? In this quarterly research report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh updates clients on the top vulnerabilities and breaches from the past quarter and provides some real-world context and perspective.

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September 15, 2017 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Phishing Stories From the Wild

We all know phishing is a problem, but how can the security team best convey the breadth and depth of the issue to end users? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh helps frame the threat by detailing several examples of real-world data breaches caused by phone-, text- and spear-phishing campaigns.

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August 28, 2017 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Build and Manage a Holistic Anti-Phishing Program

Phishing continues to be a top attack vector and all companies are targets, regardless of their size. In this report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh details how to build a comprehensive anti-phishing program from the ground up and explains the importance of focusing on the right behaviors, metrics and employee engagement to ensure everyone in the company becomes a strong security ally. 

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August 16, 2017 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By IANS Faculty, IANS Faculty

 Poll: Does Tagging External Email Promote Awareness?

With phishing and email spoofing attacks on the rise, many organizations are considering tagging all external emails to raise user awareness and bolster their defenses - but is it a good idea? In this report, IANS Faculty James Tarala, Mike Pinch, Dave Kennedy and Mike Saurbaugh weigh in on the practice and offer tips for ensuring success. 

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July 10, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IANS Vulnerability and Breach Update: Q2 2017

A new vulnerability or breach seems to be discovered daily, but which should be taken more seriously and which are overhyped? In this report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh looks back over the major breaches and vulnerabilities of the past three months, explains them and provides real-world context and perspective.

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June 13, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Tips for Evaluating Malware Analysis Tools

Free or commercial? On-premises or cloud? API or no? Options abound when it comes to choosing the right malware analysis tool. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh steps you through the decision process and provides an overview of the top solutions on the market.

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