Slideshare that can be use as an educational training tool for employees to be aware of the risks of phishing attacks. This presentation covers the threat of phishing and what strategies can be done to mitigate phishing attacks.
Phishing Is A Fake Email
The long definition is that phishing is the act
of attempting to acquire information such as
usernames and passwords by masquerading
as a trustworthy entity in an electronic
1. Know the signs of a
2. Report phishing attacks
1. Generic greeting
2. Invokes fear
3. Requires action
4. Threating language
5. Grammar Issues
Common Phishing Traits
6. Generic Closing
DO hover over links
verify its location
DO NOT click on
DO report the
DO NOT reply to
What To Do
DO NOT rely on the “from” and “reply to” email
addresses as these can be faked
BE SUSPICIOUS of unsolicited attachments
CONFIRM information out of band. That is,
contact the sender on a known line, email,
website, or other method.
DO NOT use information in the email.
Phishing attacks are only limited to the
creativity of the attacker.
When In Doubt, Ask Your Security Office.
DO NOT CLICK, RESPOND, OR DOWNLOAD!