Beyond The Phish Report 2016 (Information Security)


Phishing continues to be a large and growing problem for organizations of all sizes. As pioneers in the use of simulated phishing attacks, Wombat Security, strongly recommends organizations make anti-phishing education the foundation of their security awareness and training programs. However, it’s also recommended to think beyond the phish to assess and educate end users about the many cybersecurity threats that are prevalent (and emerging) in today’s marketplace. Risky behaviors like lax data protection, oversharing on social media and improper use of WiFi are all dangers in their own right – and could be considering contributing factors to the ever-growing phishing problem.