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The Minefield of Corporate Email
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REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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6/13/2019 | 9:46:48 AM
Re: Needs awareness
i feel your pain as this is NOT rocket science material.  True age does begin to show up sometimes and being TOLD to do something to the right mindset is always an order so they follow along like true lemmings over a cliff.  Still the basic basics would have helped here.  
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UdyRegan,
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6/13/2019 | 4:34:15 AM
Needs awareness
At the previous company which I worked for, there was a cyber attack and the loophole was detected to an employee's computer. She was an old lady with not much background on computer knowledge. She said she received an email asking her to click a link to enter her new credentials as her old set had been tempered with. I wouldn't say she was too naive or gullible but it was a lack of knowledge or awareness from the company that caused the mishap to happen.
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REISEN1955,
User Rank: Ninja
6/7/2019 | 9:42:23 AM
First mistake
Never assume - that users have learned to be careful on clicking on email.  True many more may be saavy but I doubt the number of dumb bunnies has really been reduced.  That small subset of the user population still exists and so whatever controls we have in place can still be worthless if dear Greta clicks on an invoice she should know better about.   She may even KNOW better but just .... well, kinda curious.   Never EVER assume that people have gotten smarter by any yardstick. 


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