Tip of the Day - How to reduce email spam

Cyber Tip of the Day - How to Reduce Email Spam - Cybersecurity Awareness Training

You know Spam! Annoying e-mails that you never asked for but still land up in your inbox. Email spam has steadily grown over time and is a problem faced by almost all email users.

Here are some tips to reduce Email Spam:

  • Never reply to spam. Avoid clicking on unsubscribe links in the e-mail. Instead, always report spam by using the “Report Spam” button. Over time, your e-mail server trains itself to prevent such e-mails.
  • Don’t publish your e-mail address online. Automated bots are always scanning the Internet for new e-mail addresses that can be targeted with spam.
  • When registering on online shopping sites or other sites, make sure you review all the boxes that are already checked or selected. One of these could be an automatic approval that the site can share your e-mail address with others.
  • Avoid replying to unknown people or organizations. Even if it appears to be something for a good cause, like a cancer fund or a charity. Look up the organization online and reach out to them over the phone instead.

Be Smart. Be Aware. Be Secure. ERMProtect.

ERMProtect's Weekly Newsletter

Get a curated briefing of the week's biggest cyber news every Friday.

Stop Phishing Attacks with ERMProtect's Security Awareness Training

Turn your employees into a human firewall with our innovative Security Awareness Training.

Our e-learning modules take the boring out of security training.

Intelligence and Insights

digital forensics in litigation

How Digital Forensics Can Help Win Litigation Cases

Digital forensics is a crucial part of civil litigation and has helped provide case-clinching evidence in cases of defamation, fraud, whistleblower allegations, industrial espionage, and tax evasion …
digital forensics services

Digital Forensics Services: The Key Things to Understand

What is digital forensics, and how can it help your business? Here are the key things you need to understand about this essential service …
Purchasing Annual Security Awareness Training

4 Tips for Purchasing Annual Security Awareness Training

Here are helpful tips designed to help guide you in selecting a valuable security awareness training program and to evaluate the effectiveness of each tool considered …