This security awareness course is intended to teach students how to recognize malicious email before it can become a threat. Through participating in this course, students will be able to understand the various ways in which attackers try to trick and entice users to trigger malicious events through email, as well as best practices to properly handle and avoid phishing attacks.
On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills required to:
- Identify methods used by hackers to trick users into clicking on malicious links
- The unique characteristics of “Spear Phishing”
- Review your inbox for possible Phishing attacks
- Respond when you suspect a Phishing attack
If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.