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Julie Lhanang

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Cisco to train 120,000 cyber police

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2018 9:55:52 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in security awareness training

More commentary on the news that the police force are to get more Cyber Security Training. Stephen Burke see's this as a positive step but  more needs to be done.

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UK Police Force Offer 120,000 Police Officers Cyber Security Training

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2018 9:10:34 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in security awareness training

Following the news about the UK police forces offering 120,000 police officers cyber security training, Stephen Burke, founder & CEO at Cyber Risk Aware explains why that is such an important initiative. 

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Cathay Pacific hit by worst ever airline data breach

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2018 11:30:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Cyber Risk as a Human Risk, security awareness training, Data Protection

This latest incident in the Airline industry highlights again the weaknesses in the current security setup and response plans of major companies.  Stephen Burke comments on the nature of the exposures we are seeing in these companies and highlights the need for better security protocols to be followed and more awareness and training for staff.

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Warning Issued Over Hurricane Florence phishing scams

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2018 4:41:50 PM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Phishing Simulation, phishing email

Stephen Burke highlights how the 'cyber-scum' among us see decent humans beings looking to helps as an opportunity for fraud.  Unfortunately disaster related phishing scams are all too frequent

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What is smishing? A guide to the latest cyber threat.

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2018 5:28:23 PM / by Julie Lhanang posted in smishing

Pharmaceutical Technology talks about smishing with some help from Stephen Burke Cyber Risk Aware CEO.   

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Email fraud attacks on firms registered 85% rise in Q2 compared to year-ago-quarter

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2018 10:25:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in phishing email, Phishing Simulation

An earlier Mimecast survey revealed that 54 percent of organisations in the UK reported an increase in email-based phishing attacks and that 92 percent of ransomware attacks globally were delivered by email.

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Data security incidents reported to ICO increase by 75%

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 10, 2018 11:21:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in real time Intervention Awareness Training, security awareness training

SC Media are reporting that the  number of incidents being reported to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has increased by 75 percent over the last two years.  This is not good or maybe even new news but the more important fact for business leaders -  the data also shows the vast majority of reported incidents (2,124 reports) could be attributed to human error, compared to just 292 that were deliberate cyber incidents.

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Email attacks on the rise, say 80% of businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2018 9:50:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in phishing email, Phishing Simulation, Phishing

The latest figures show that Business email Compromise attacks have spiked enormously recently.  In this context Stephen Burke talking to SC Media,  explains why the main focus for companies must be to help their staff know what to look for which can be done through email security awareness training but more importantly, through regularly testing staff with mock phishing tests.

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No-link CEO fraud scams are targeting junior staff

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2018 8:50:49 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Phishing Simulation, Staff Awareness

Stephen Burke contributes to a recent article in SC Media on No-link CEO fraud scams and how they target junior staff who are the least likely people with a question back to the CEO  'Do you really want me to do that ?'

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What is smishing? A guide to the latest cyber threat.

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 19, 2018 6:22:11 PM / by Julie Lhanang posted in smishing

Smishing is becoming a growing threat with the frequent use of mobile phones and devices by perpetrators of malware, viruses and scams.

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