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Basics of Phishing: Attention to Details

decorative image[October 16, 2020] Phishing attacks pose a threat to your personal information as well as the data of an organization. Paying attention to details is key to protecting yourself and the Sheridan community from phishing attacks.

Be Suspicious

Be suspicious of emails that:

More Info and Security Awareness Training for Employees 

More details about phishing, including several examples, are available in the article, Phishing Messages – Don’t Get Hooked.

If you want to learn more about cybersecurity, all Sheridan employees have access to comprehensive, online security awareness training offered through KnowBe4. Go to and sign in with your Sheridan email address to get started.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about misleading links or cybersecurity at Sheridan, contact the IT Service Desk at 905-845-9430 ext. 2150 or send email to