The Phish scale: NIST’s new tool helps IT staff see why users click on fraudulent emails (EurekAlert)

EurekAlert: The Phish scale: NIST’s new tool helps IT staff see why users click on fraudulent emails. “Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new tool called the Phish Scale that could help organizations better train their employees to avoid a particularly dangerous form of cyberattack known as phishing. By 2021, global cybercrime damages will cost $6 trillion annually, up from $3 trillion in 2015, according to estimates from the 2020 Official Annual Cybercrime Report by Cybersecurity Ventures.”

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