Joe Ferrara | October 31, 2011

Wombat Security's online Do's and Don'ts

Joe Ferrara, president and CEO of cyber security training startup Wombat Security Technologies chuckled when I asked him for his top online tips.

It’s a question he gets all the time.

As the company is expanding its security offerings to include not only anti-phishing training but social networking, password protection, and mobile computing.

Here are Wombat’s Do’s and Don’ts:

  • Do be suspicious of emails that ask for too much information or try to pressure you with a sense of urgency into giving up information. Most companies say they will never ask for passwords or other personal information through email.
  • Do be suspicious of these types of emails even if they come from a friend or company you recognize. People’s accounts can be hacked and scammers try to look like legitimate companies.
  • Don’t blindly click links in an email. Type a location into a search engine and get there that way.

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