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Exploring susceptibility to phishing in the workplace

Organizations are increasingly under threat from cybercriminals attempting to infiltrate their computer systems by exploiting the behaviour of employees via targeted, fraudulent emails. This practice is commonly known as spear phishing. Organizations attempt to raise awareness of spear phishing emails amongst their staff through the use of simulated phishing tests. This involves the organization sending …

Responsibilizing the cybersecurity risk?

In nowadays society, when considering the mitigation of any risks, it is widely presumed that individuals should, and will, make responsible life choices to improve their well-being. Thus, individuals are primarily held responsible for managing their cybersecurity which means they have been responsibilized when it comes to managing the cybercrime risk. Governments engage primarily in …

Enhancing Cybersecurity Awareness Training through a Phishing Exercise

Emails are essential to businesses, but they are also an attractive attack vector and target for malicious actors operating on the Internet. Email is the frontline where businesses and users need to defend themselves against malicious actors attempting to steal information, obtain access credentials and compromise infrastructure. The most widely used social engineering technique, known …

Cybersecurity Ethics Curriculum

As society becomes more reliant on cyber infrastructures to manage crucial aspects of daily living, threats posed by cyber-attacks become increasingly critical. In response to this, governments funding for cybersecurity initiatives has increased. Despite it, there is still a shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals as current estimates indicate a global shortfall of skilled cybersecurity professionals …

Cybersecurity Answers with with Russell Brewer

We all have questions about Cybersecurity, but there are some people who have answers. SERENE-RISC brings a series of interviews with researchers finding answers to find out more about their work, themselves and the future for cybersecurity and cybercrime research. This week, our interview features Dr. Russell Brewer, Senior Lecturer at Adelaide University. Russell Brewer has a …