Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Protecting Yourself and your organization from Phishing Attempts


Have you ever received a suspicious email asking for personal information in your mailbox? If so, you’re not alone –many companies receive tons of messages every day. 

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and throughout the month, we will be sharing tips for protecting the company and your personal information. 

Some basic tips to avoid getting hooked by phishing attempts include:

  • Approach emails from outside the organization with caution
  • Be wary of hyperlinks
  • Protect your personal information and sensitive company materials 
  • Forward suspected phishing emails to IT Security as an attachment 

Use the following resources to learn more about phishing:

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, do your part – #BeCyberSmart. Help spread awareness by using the Cybersecurity Awareness Month background available in Zoom. 

Questions? Contact NextGen Cyber Talent Team