Posts tagged Phishing

4 min Industry Cyber-Exposure Report (ICER)

Rapid7's 2021 ICER Takeaways: Email Security Among the Fortune 500

We all know and love—or at least begrudgingly rely upon—email. It is a pillar of modern communications, but is unfortunately also highly susceptible to being leveraged as a mechanism for malicious actions, such as spoofing or phishing.

4 min Phishing

How to Turbocharge Your Phishing Response Plan

A quick reaction to a phishing threat can mean the difference between a massive breach or a fast fix.

3 min National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019: Must-Read Blogs on ‘Protect IT’

In this blog, we will highlight must-read blogs that align with NCSAM’s “Protect IT” sub-themes of be secure, theft and scams, and your digital home.

5 min National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019: Must-Read Blogs on ‘Secure IT’

In this blog, we will highlight must-read blog posts that align with NCSAM’s “Secure IT” sub-themes of strong passwords, MFA, work secure, phishing, and e-commerce.

4 min National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019: Must-Read Blogs on ‘Own IT’

In this blog, we will highlight must-read blogs that align with NCSAM’s “Own IT” sub-themes of traveling tips, online security, social media, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

3 min Automation and Orchestration

How to Automate Phishing Investigations and Remediation

Here are four ways security orchestration and automation (SOAR) tools can streamline the phishing investigation process.

4 min Phishing

Tips for a Successful Phishing Engagement

Many factors can go into making a phishing engagement a success, so in this blog, we will share some tips for making sure your organization gets the most out of its upcoming engagement.

3 min Phishing

Lessons from a Pen Test: The Power of a Well-Researched and Well-Timed Phishing Email

On a recent pen test, Steve Laura saw just how effective phishing emails can be with the right research and timing.

4 min Phishing

What You Can Learn from Our Successful Simulated Phishing Attack of 45 CEOs

I was recently invited to a cybersecurity event to raise awareness on phishing by simulating targeted campaigns against the CEO attendees. Here's how they fared.

5 min Haxmas

The Nightmare After Christmas

With all the incidents that occurred in 2018, you may feel a bit like a CISO Scrooge. Here's how you can prepare for next year (in poem form!)

4 min Medical

Top 5 Threats Healthcare Organizations Face and How to Combat Them

Looking to protect your healthcare organization from cyber-threats? Here are the top five threats to look out for and tips on how to outsmart attackers.

3 min Penetration Testing

7 Funny and Punny Halloween Costume Ideas for Tech and Cybersecurity Pros

Stuck on what to be this year? Here are some of our favorite Halloween costume ideas for tech and cybersecurity professionals.

4 min National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tips for Improving Your Personal Pa55w0rd! Management

It's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which means it's a great time to chat about why you should consider a password manager to stay secure.

5 min Breach Preparedness

Phishing Attacks Duping Your Users? Here’s a Better Anti-Phishing Strategy.

You’ve hired the best of the best and put up the right defenses, but one thing keeps slipping in the door: phishing emails. Part of doing business today, unfortunately, is dealing with phishing attacks [https://www.rapid7.com/fundamentals/phishing-attacks/]. Few organizations are immune to phishing anymore; it’s on every security team’s mind and has become the number one threat to organizations [https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/analyst/2017-threat-landscape-survey-users-front-line-3

1 min Whiteboard Wednesday

Whiteboard Wednesday: How to Implement A Phishing Awareness Training Plan in 5 Steps

There’s no silver bullet to combating protecting your organization from phishing attacks [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/phishing-protection/] today. The only comprehensive approach leverages a combination of methods, many of which we’ve covered in parts 1 [https://www.rapid7.com/resources/wbw-anti-phishing/] and 2 [https://www.rapid7.com/resources/wbw-phishing-protection/] of our three-part phishing Whiteboard Wednesday series. Phishing is a human problem, and part of the solution is to prop