Mitigating Phishing Attacks: Tools, Techniques, and User Education

Mitigating Phishing Attacks: Tools, Techniques, and User Education

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  • Akesh Damaraju Independent researcher

Keywords:

Phishing Attacks, Cybersecurity, Threat Mitigation, User Education, Technical Controls, Threat Intelligence

Abstract

Phishing attacks remain a pervasive threat to cybersecurity, posing significant risks to organizations and individuals alike. This paper explores the landscape of phishing attacks and investigates various tools, techniques, and user education strategies aimed at mitigating this threat. Through a comprehensive review of literature and empirical evidence, the study identifies key phishing attack vectors, analyzes common phishing techniques, and evaluates the effectiveness of different mitigation approaches. The findings highlight the importance of a multilayered defense strategy, incorporating technical controls, user awareness training, and proactive threat intelligence. By synthesizing insights from academic research and industry best practices, this paper provides practical guidance for organizations seeking to enhance their resilience to phishing attacks and safeguard sensitive information.

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Published

2024-06-01

How to Cite

Akesh Damaraju. (2024). Mitigating Phishing Attacks: Tools, Techniques, and User Education. Revista Espanola De Documentacion Cientifica, 18(02), 356–385. Retrieved from http://redc.revistas-csic.com/index.php/Jorunal/article/view/234

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