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Put Less Emphasis on Phishing Trends, More Emphasis on Managing Risk

Posted by Gretel Egan on Jan 25, 2017 10:46:05 AM

As we indicated in our recent 2017 State of the Phish Report summary, we noticed some positive trends with regard to the reported volume of phishing attacks, and these trends coincided with the numbers noted in the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s Phishing Trends Report, 3rd Quarter 2016, which was released in late December. The APWG headlined its report summary with “Record Wave of Phishing Comes to an Ebb in Autumn 2016” and noted several key comparison metrics:

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New State of the Phish Report Shows Positive Trends, But End-User Risk Remains

Posted by Gretel Egan on Jan 19, 2017 6:00:31 PM

We're excited to announce the release of the 2017 State of the Phish Report, our third-annual look at how end users are recognizing and responding to phishing attacks, and what infosec professionals are doing to mitigate the risks associated with this perennial threat.

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SecureWorld Webinar Offers Preview of Wombat’s 2017 State of the Phish Report

Posted by Gretel Egan on Jan 13, 2017 1:49:08 PM

On Wednesday, January 11, Wombat CTO Trevor Hawthorn participated in SecureWorld’s “State of the Phish 2017 – A 360-Degree View” webinar and gave a preview of our forthcoming 2017 State of the Phish Report. He was joined by fellow presenters Jake Bernstein, an attorney with Newman Du Wors, and Mitch Parker, Indiana University Health’s Executive Director of Information Security and Compliance.

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Wombat Experts Share Cybersecurity Predictions for 2017

Posted by Gretel Egan on Dec 13, 2016 2:06:07 PM

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, it’s certainly not too soon to think about what the cybersecurity threat landscape will look like in 2017. Our experts shared their thoughts about the current risks that will continue to plague infosec teams next year, and they offer predictions about how threats may morph in the coming months.

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Product Update: New Mobile-Responsive Training Modules Are 508, WCAG Compliant

Posted by Gretel Egan on Sep 16, 2016 2:39:17 PM

Earlier this week, we announced the release of new mobile-responsive mini-modules and standard-length cybersecurity education modules that conform to the U.S. Section 508 standard and the international Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA standard. These enhancements to our interactive training portfolio increase security awareness and training flexibility and accessibility for organizations and their end users.

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