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Guidebook on cyber threats: identifying and combatting risks to public and private sector users and citizens

17 October, 2022



To help public and private users and citizens protect their data, in the face of the rising threats of breaches, this guide introduces various cyberthreats. It covers, in particular: social engineering attacks, phishing attacks, drive by downloads, Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) attacks, USB drop attacks and malware.  

It explains how cybersecurity threats that affect an individual can in turn affect an entire organization or government, and in doing so helps the users protect themselves, their personal data and the systems in which they work

“Staying safe online requires a balance of preparation, prevention, and awareness. You can avoid being victimized, or at least avoid the worst outcomes from cybersecurity events, if you prepare … and keep aware.”