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Leveraging the Power of your End-Users Human Cognition

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Cofense CEO Rohyt Belani makes a case for more aggressively leveraging the unique ability of your most perceptive and well-trained end-users to help you more quickly spot and stop email threats.

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REISEN1955,
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9/13/2018 | 8:11:11 AM
KEY WORDS - WELL TRAINED
Some users know about phishing emails and attachments but they are a vast minority!!!   Most are just semi smart but if an invoice comes in telling them they have a $ 325 credit with the Liberty Wine company ( it's a real hoax from 2016) - THEY JUST WANT TO SEE IF THEY GOT MONEY.  In other words, being human outweights being smart.  I had one actuary actually just want to open the famous Anna Kournikovia email to see what it does!!!  Almost eliminated support for this moron for a year if he touched it.  Curiosity killed the cat.  So smart users are a rare breed and don't count on them as major endpoint walls of protection.  
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