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Can you Spot a Phish?

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Author(s)

Jody Jacobs, Shanee Dawkins

Abstract

This talk will cover findings from over 4 years of NIST phishing training data, highlighting user context as the key to phishing susceptibility. We will discuss the NIST Phish Scale, our research on why users click, and how it can help users spot a phish.

Keywords

Phish, Phish Scale, security awareness, cybersecurity

Citation

Jacobs, J. and Dawkins, S. (2023), Can you Spot a Phish?, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=956725 (Accessed June 22, 2024)

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Created September 26, 2023, Updated September 21, 2023