The press is full of news of Russian ‘cyber warfare’ and no matter how effective your IT systems and security are, user error is a key reason why networks are breached.
Fake emails can be very convincing so it’s important to be particularly vigilant. Here are some guidelines:
If you’re not expecting it, don’t click on any links or attachments in emails – even if they appear to have come from a friend or colleague. Likewise, if the content seems unusual in any way, don’t trust it.