Which User Will Infect Your Network With Ransomware?

| February 26, 2017

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It's got several great new features, and sending simulated phishing emails to train your employees is a fun and an effective best practice to patch your last line of defense... your users. The phish-prone percentage is usually higher than you expect and is great ammo to get budget. You can now find out the current Phish-prone percentage of your organization and who might infect your network with ransomware.

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