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The NIST Phish Scale: Method for rating human phishing detection difficulty

Published

Author(s)

Shanee Dawkins, Jody Jacobs, Kristen Greene

Abstract

Developed based on over 4 years of NIST phishing training data, the NIST Phish Scale is a DIY method for rating human phishing detection difficulty – key to understanding variability in phishing click rates.
Proceedings Title
Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) 51st General Meeting
Conference Dates
February 15-18, 2021
Conference Location
Gaithersburg, MD

Keywords

phishing, usability, usable cybersecurity, cybersecurity, user context

Citation

Dawkins, S. , Jacobs, J. and Greene, K. (2021), The NIST Phish Scale: Method for rating human phishing detection difficulty, Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) 51st General Meeting, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=931736 (Accessed September 22, 2021)
Created March 15, 2021, Updated April 6, 2021