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How to Detect and Mitigate Phishing Threats

  • Organizations have to worry about phishing on two fronts: Both Spear Phishing, or targeted attacks intended to gain access to their data or systems, and Phishing targeted against their users or customers. This course defines and discusses phishing and related activities while applying examples and providing discussion around the detection, prevention, containment and remediation of phishing, spear phishing, email harvesting and bot activity.


  • This course applies The Fraud Practice's Four Pillars of Risk Management with specific examples for phishing and spear phishing.


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After completing this course you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions:
(1) What are the 4 Pillars of Risk Management and how do they apply to phishing and spear phishing? (2) What are some of the techniques and technologies used in the Customer Not Present (CNP) channel to thwart phishing and related activity? (3) What are Pharming and Email Harvesting? (4) What steps should an organization take to contain and remediate a spear phishing campaign targeting them?

Training Objectives: (1) Be familiar with types phishing attacks and related activity to include spear phishing, email harvesting and bots. (2) Know the four pillars of risk management and how they relate to phishing. (3) Be able to discuss applications and examples of detecting and preventing phishing and related activities. (4) Be able to discuss applications and examples of containing and remediating phishing and related activities.

Expected time to complete training: 90-120 minutes (includes quizzes and exam)

Course Applicability:

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Prerequisites: This is an Intermediate course and requires some basic knowledge, training or experience on the subject matter to understand the course material. Students should have a strong understanding of eCommerce Fraud Fundamentals.

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Course Availability: Online, In-House and Webinar

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I have read fraud prevention books but none of them organize or quantify the topics in such a useful and practical way. Books are often too theoretical and broad, but this is more about solving real business problems.

E. Galo
Director of Global Risk Management, Retail Decisions