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Amplify Your Phishing Simulations With SecurityIQ Phishing Indicators

December 19, 2017 by Megan Sawle

SecurityIQ’s new phishing indicators reinforce critical lessons from phishing simulations in the teachable moment. If your employees take the bait, SecurityIQ displays the same email — with phishing indicators — in their browser.

Use indicators to highlight and explain a variety of different phishing tactics like spoofing, demanding subject lines and spelling errors.


Phishing indicators can be easily added to your own templates using the WYSIWYG editor or select system-provided templates preloaded with indicators designed by our team of information security experts.

Click here to learn how to deploy phishing indicators in your simulations.

Top Phishing Templates in 2017

The results are in! You can now see the five most-effective phishing templates of 2017 in our PhishSim template library.

The top templates leveraged communication from business like banks (29% phish rate), fitness centers (22% phish rate) and service providers (18% phish rate) to trick users into taking the bait.

Click here to log into your SecurityIQ platform and see our top templates.

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Posted: December 19, 2017
Megan Sawle
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Megan Sawle is a communications and research professional with 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, bioscience and higher education. Megan leads Infosec’s research strategy, leveraging study findings to mature its cybersecurity education offerings and build awareness of cybersecurity diversity and skill shortage challenges. Since joining the team, she’s directed research projects on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics ranging from dark web marketplaces and phishing kits to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) and the importance of soft skills in cybersecurity roles. Megan is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, an avid equestrian and (very) amateur mycologist.