Amy Daly

Amy Daly

Recent Posts

Phishing Thought Leaders - An Interview with Data Curator, Bukar Alibe

Posted by Amy Daly

Bukar is part of the INKY team that reviews the emails that users send through the Report This Email link found in the INKY Phish Fence banner. We talked to him about phishing trends and user feedback. 

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Topics: phishing thought leaders

Catch of the Day: Even the human expert gets fooled, sometimes.

Posted by Amy Daly

I am a Certified Information Systems Auditor. I’m Certified in Risk and Information Security Controls, I’ve been working in the IT Governance and Compliance space for the better part of 20 years, have taken organizations through ISO27001 and SSAE 16 certifications, yet without INKY’s Phish Fence would have struggled to recognize today’s “Catch of the Day”.

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Topics: phishing attempt, email scam, catch of the day

Why Training Is Not Enough to Stop Phishing Emails

Posted by Amy Daly

Email phishing is the top security threat to your organization. As the entry point for most security breaches, cyber-criminals are launching malware and ransomware, committing wire fraud, and identity theft. According to the FBI, phishing-based email accounted for more than $12 billion in fraud in just the last five years.

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Topics: phishing

Spear Phishing Definition & Prevention

Posted by Amy Daly

9 out of 10 successful cyber-attacks start with some kind of email phishing attack. It’s big business for criminals and it’s expected to be an even bigger threat to the enterprise in 2019. Cyber criminals are increasingly sophisticated in their attacks methods and traditional software solutions are not adequate protection. In a recently released report from the FBI, they note an increase of 136% in less than 18 months and attacks in all 50 US states and 150 countries around the world.

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Topics: spear phishing