1. Open with Care
Do not open attachments from known or unknown sources that you are not expecting.
2. Hover and Inspect
Always mouse over a link within an email to determine its destination is legitimate and matches the source of the email.
3. Confirm Before Clicking
If an email comes from a known source, but you are not expecting it, or it is just out of the ordinary, call the sender before clicking on a link or opening an attachment.
4. Go to the Source
Use your web browser to go directly to any site that requires you to log in, do not access them through an email link.
5. Don’t Take the Bait
Companies usually do not send unsolicited email to verify your account information, nor do they request immediate action be taken or you risk the termination or suspension of your account. These are standard phishing tactics, delete the message immediately.
6. Send safely
When sending an email that contains PII (Personally Identifiable Information), use a secure email system such as Citrix Sharefile or Zix.
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