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Phishing & Social Engineering Defense: Are Your Employees Your Weakest Link?

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As a CISO, CEO, or IT manager, you understand the importance of cybersecurity. You've invested in firewalls, anti-malware, and other technical controls. But what about your employees? Are they prepared to defend against social engineering attacks, a tactic that exploits human trust and emotions to bypass even the most sophisticated security measures?

The Threat is Real

Social engineering is a major challenge, because it preys on human vulnerabilities. Phishing emails, for instance, can appear legitimate, mimicking trusted senders and using urgent language to trick employees into clicking malicious links or attachments. A recent Verizon study found that 49% of employees shared their password within 3 minutes during a telephone phishing simulation. This highlights the effectiveness of these tactics and the critical need for employee awareness.

Are You Vulnerable?

Any organization that uses email, phones or physical locations is susceptible to social engineering attacks. That's nearly all businesses today. A successful attack can lead to significant financial losses, reputational damage, and data breaches.

While technical controls like email filtering are important, they can't fully protect against social engineering. Traditional security awareness training may also have limitations. Employees may go through the motions, but not truly internalize the lessons.

Knowledge Isn't Enough

While technical controls like email filtering are important, they can't fully protect against social engineering. Traditional security awareness training may also have limitations. Just knowing about phishing attacks isn't enough. It's about how employees behave in those situations. Changing behavior takes time and repetition, not a one-time training session.

How we support you

At Secura, we offer Social Engineering Services and Security Awareness Training Programs that go beyond traditional training. We partner with you to create a culture of security awareness within your organization. Here's how:

  • Real-World Simulations: We conduct realistic email and telephone phishing simulations to identify your employees' vulnerabilities. These simulations expose weaknesses and allow you to target training accordingly.
  • Physical Security Testing: Our security professionals can conduct "mystery guest" assessments, simulating social engineering tactics in person at your location. This tests your physical security protocols and employee awareness in a real-world setting.
  • Targeted Training: Based on the results of our simulations and assessments, we provide targeted training to address your organization's specific vulnerabilities.

Empower Your Employees

By implementing Secura's Social Engineering Services and implementing SAFE, our security awareness program, you empower your employees to become your first line of defense. They'll be more vigilant and better equipped to identify and defend against social engineering attacks.


Contact us or check out our Awareness Services below.

Security Awareness Training (e-Learning)

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Visit our Cybersecurity Awareness e-Learning page and request a demo.

Social Engineering Services

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Visit our Social Engineering Services page.


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Check out our SAFE-program, an ongoing program to improve security behavior.

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Secura is a leading cybersecurity expert. Our customers range from government and healthcare to finance and industry worldwide. Secura offers technical services, such as vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and red teaming. We also provide certification for IoT and industrial environments, as well as audits, forensic services and awareness training. Our goal is to raise your cyber resilience.

Secura is a Bureau Veritas company. Bureau Veritas (BV) is a publicly listed company specialized in testing, inspection and certification. BV was founded in 1828, has over 80.000 employees and is active in 140 countries. Secura is the cornerstone of the cybersecurity strategy of Bureau Veritas.