The effect of authority and time pressure on click behavior in phishing mails: a study

Awareways phishing white paper makes awareness campaigns more effective

Those who receive a phishing mail are more likely to click on a dangerous link if authority is one of the variables on which the email is designed. This is what our research shows, which has produced an insightful whitepaper entitled ‘Effect on click behavior’. We are happy to share the main findings in our whitepaper.

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Awareways’ research included the effects of the variables authority and time pressure. In doing so, we looked for a research method that could provide insight into the learning capacity of recipients.

“At one of our clients we had the opportunity to apply our research strategy. The white paper therefore provides insight into a phishing strategy that was concretely applied, and zooms in on the influence of authority and time pressure on the click behavior of employees.”

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