cybersecurity awareness refers to how much end-users know about the cybersecurity threats their networks face and the risks they introduce.
End users are considered the weakest link and the primary vulnerability within a network. Being that end users are a major vulnerability, technical means to improve security are not enough: organizations must also provide training for a personal awareness of cybersecurity. They should educate employees on current threats and how to avoid them.
Phishing is actually a sub-category of social engineering that is very specific to email.
To facilitate phishing assessments, we utilize a combination of insider knowledge and the latest trends in phishing to achieve a realistic scenario designed to entice employees into investigating the email and handing over restricted or sensitive information.
CYBER SECURITY AWARNESS
Employees play a critical role in every organization's security posture. Having the right tools in place is important, but having trained personnel who can recognize security threats and act on them is just as critical. With this fact in mind, organizations must consider both the content and the training methods they're using to ready their employees. A comprehensive security awareness program can truly make employees more security-aware. Proper training methods should not only engage your IT personnel but also provide all employees with continuous learning to reinforce strong security practices.
THE ONE MAIN CONCEPT THAT WE WOULD LIKE TO GET OTHERS TO UNDERSTAND IS THAT THERE ARE FOUR PREDATOR/PREY MODELS IN THE SECURITY WORLD, AND THEY ARE AS FOLLOWS:
The idea here is that we apply standard, tried and true HUMINT principals to the internet world. Our team has experience in developing SOC, TOC, NOC, etc. We do everything from the design and architecture to staffing and teaching. We do not, however, have a canned solution. We need to work with our clients and customers to help them craft the solution that will be the best fit for them, as well as how to transition from the current state to the end state with as little disruption to staff and operations as possible.
Our team consists of a collection of some of the best minds in the world. These are not people that are Ph.D. researchers but are people who have done these exact tasks in the real world with large multinational corporations, and large government agencies. All of the design features in our SPOC have come out of the experiences of one or more individuals and vetted by the rest of the group as being valid. There is nothing in our designs that "should work in theory", it has all been proven to work in practice.