A Living Security Periodical which uses Old, Country Wisdom to Address Modern Problems 🤠
In firearms training, every safety instructor is a curmudgeon for a reason. She will tell you a version of this sage piece of advice: keep your finger off the trigger at all times unless you are absolutely intent on firing your weapon.
If you are in rural Oklahoma, the advice is simple. Keep your booger hook off the bang switch! (Yes, this is based on a true story).
All fun aside, this reminds me of the dangerous realities of phishing emails and the need to keep from clicking on links unless you are absolutely intent on launching a URL.
The good news is that, with training, people are also the best sensors. It's time we treated them like it.
They can be trained to report suspicious email at a higher rate than clicking the bait. Phishing training awareness like this will tip the scales in favor of defenders keeping 'booger hooks' from getting too near the 'bang switches' in the first place. If you know what I mean…