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PhishMe has today offered businesses advice of the typical phishing campaigns that circulate at this time of year to spoof employees:

The end of the year provides attackers with a number of potential topics that allow them to take on an authoritative tone and create a sense of urgency for the recipient, including:

Despite a growing number of data breaches occurring under the glare of the public spotlight, 71 percent of employees in a new survey report that they have access to data they should not see, and more than half say that this access is frequent or very frequent.

As attention shifts from sophisticated external attacks to the role that internal vulnerability and negligence often play, a new survey commissioned by Varonis Systems, Inc. and conducted by the Ponemon Institute suggests that most organisations are having difficulty balancing the need for improved security with employee productivity demands. Employees with needlessly excessive data access privileges represent a growing risk for organisations due to both accidental and conscious exposure of sensitive or critical data. The survey report, "Corporate Data: A Protected Asset or a Ticking Time Bomb?" comes from interviews with 2,276 employees in the USA, UK, France and Germany.

Latest developments from BSI:

Inside sales management specification published

As part of an overarching sales strategy, the inside sales management (ISM) methodology which forms the basis for PAS 8401 Implementing an inside sales management methodology – Guide, can help organizations achieve their B2B sales goals. It is the first guidance of its type which not only helps an organization set up an ISM facility, but also guides organizations on how to manage outsourced ISM facilities.

As we're nearing the end of 2014, Stephen Coty, chief security evangelist, Alert Logic, takes a retrospective look at some of the industries hardest hit by data breaches/vulnerabilities and looks to 2015 and beyond to discuss new and emerging malware. For any additional information, or for an interview with Stephen, please do get in touch.

Captain Alex Biddulph of 26th Regiment, Royal Artillery has published a book of sketches he drew while on an operational tour in Afghanistan earlier this year.

Captain Biddulph grew up in Staffordshire and joined the Army in 2007, commissioning into the Royal Artillery. He has deployed twice to Afghanistan. On his second tour he was among the handful of troops to leave Helmand Province on the final day of combat operations. He is currently based in Gütersloh, Germany.

RALEIGH, NC: Many have tried to describe Admiral Horatio Nelson. In so many ways, he was an enigma.

The new book I, Horatio by Donald A. Tortorice attempts to explain Admiral Nelson in a way no other text has. It is the first presentation to be narrated in the first person, a recounting of Nelson’s life in his own words.

SAN DIEGO, Calif.: Cubic Corporation has announced it was awarded a $12 million contract amendment from the Canadian Department of National Defence for the initial phase of the Urban Operations Training System (UOTS) capability. The UOTS complements the Weapon Effects Simulation (WES) force-on-force engagement training system deployed by Cubic in 2006 by adding an urban village training capability in several regions throughout Canada. Under this first phase, Cubic will complete the integration and validation tasks for the system instrumentation utilized in the UOTS environment.