Preventing Phone Scams and Vishing Attacks
Author: Michael Connory
Study time: 12 min
In this lesson, you’ll learn what vishing attacks are and why people fall for them. You’ll also see examples of common phone scams so you can recognize and stop a phone scammer in their tracks.
Video time: 2 min
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Preventing phone scams and vishing attacks within a business setting helps to create a secure work environment, safeguarding sensitive company data, and protecting employees from falling victim to fraudulent schemes. By fostering a culture of awareness and security, businesses can enhance customer trust and loyalty, preserving their reputation and mitigating potential legal and financial risks associated with data breaches or scams targeting employees and customers.
Learning how to prevent phone scams and vishing attacks equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to safeguard their personal information and financial assets, ensuring greater peace of mind and protection against potential identity theft or financial losses.
Meet Michael Connory, the esteemed Cyber Trainer for Security in Depth. With an extensive background in IT training since 1995, Michael's journey began at Educom, one of Australia's leading IT training organizations at the time. He then became a Microsoft Certified Trainer from 1996 to 2002, sharing his expertise on Microsoft products and services with the Australian Microsoft Channel and the Microsoft Australian staff.
Throughout his career, Michael has collaborated with renowned organizations like Oracle and Thales, both in Australia and internationally, delivering technology solutions. With over 25 years of experience and having trained over 20,000 individuals, Michael is widely regarded as one of Australia's premier Cyber Security Trainers.
In addition to his training achievements, Michael is also an accomplished author, having written three books on IT. Furthermore, he has developed the world-class Cyber Assurance Risk Framework, showcasing his deep knowledge and expertise in the field.
With Michael Connory as your instructor, you can expect top-notch guidance and insights from a seasoned professional in the realm of Cyber Security. Prepare to embark on a transformative learning journey under his expert tutelage.