While phishing continues to be one of the most common cyber attack techniques – through training and awareness – it is also one of the easiest threats to reduce the likelihood of success. In the interest of Cybersecurity Awareness Week 2, Fight the Phish, IBM’s SecurityIntelligence has a good post on how the key to fight phishing starts in the mind. As phishing attacks are fundamentally about psychology and emotion, threat actors employ social engineering techniques to elicit hasty emotional reactions from their victims. However, organizations and individuals can learn to effectively counter phishing attacks by fostering an organizational culture of cyber awareness and by conducting cybersecurity training, specifically how to recognize the emotional triggers present in most phishing messages today. Read more at SecurityIntelligence.