Digital Deception

Thursday 18 July, 16:00 - 16:45

In this session, we will uncover the tricks of online scammers on how they use sneaky tactics like phishing emails and social engineering to fool people into giving them personal information.

We'll break down these scams, so you'll know how to spot them. From recognizing fake emails to understanding tricky messages, we'll give you the tools to stay safe online and a demo presentation on how these attacks are created. Because understanding the Art of Hacking empowers our defense. Together, let's learn how to outsmart cyber crooks and keep our digital lives secure.

- Understanding phishing Attack
- Common phishing techniques
- Recognizing Red Flags
- Best Practices for protection
- Demo Presentation on Phishing simulation attacks

Extended Description:

Understanding Phishing: Introduction on the concept of phishing, how attackers use deceptive tactics to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information or performing harmful actions.

Common Phishing Techniques: Exploration on various phishing techniques such as email spoofing, fake websites, and social engineering with real life scenarios.

Recognizing Red Flags: Recognizing key indicators of phishing attempts, including suspicious sender addresses, grammatical errors, urgent requests, and unusual URLs. Teach participants how to identify these red flags and distinguish legitimate communication from phishing scams.

Best Practices for Protection: Offer practical tips and best practices for protecting against phishing attacks. Emphasize the importance of skepticism, verifying sender identities, and avoiding clicking on links or downloading attachments from unknown sources.

Reporting Phishing Attempts: Educate users on the importance of reporting phishing attempts to the appropriate authorities or IT support teams. Provide guidance on how to report suspicious emails or incidents effectively.

In conclusion, sensitization campaigns play a crucial role in enhancing cybersecurity resilience by arming individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to defend against phishing attacks. By raising awareness, promoting vigilance, and fostering a culture of security, we can collectively mitigate the risks associated with phishing and safeguard sensitive information and systems. Staying informed and proactive is the first line of defense against cyber threats.

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