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Beware the holiday scams coming to your email inbox

Every year, someone falls for something that's too good to be true. Make sure your users are up to date on the latest social engineering scams this holiday season

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'Tis the season ... of malware

Every year cyber criminals find the time to give out holiday malware, so look out for these pieces of malware coal

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Fake LinkedIn profiles lure unsuspecting users

Hackers create fictional people on LinkedIn to engage in industrial espionage and social engineering attacks

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Get real about user security training

Do you despair that users will never learn to avoid stupid security mistakes that compromise your organization? Maybe you're not spending enough time and effort on training

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Security best practices for users is your first line of defense

End-users are woefully unprepared to deal with phishing scams, social engineering schemes that are the cause of a lot of breaches

How to stick it to Craigslist scammers

Now for something completely different: Here's how to avoid getting scammed on Craigslist and have fun in the process

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4 positive predictions for security in 2015

Sick of the constant drumbeat of data breaches and destructive exploits? There's no magic bullet, but these four measures may help in the coming year

6 lessons learned about the scariest security threats

These hard-earned lessons of a longtime IT security pro may save you from the fallout of advanced persistent threats

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