Charlie worked at a factory that manufactured all sorts of things. He liked his job, and so did the gate guard, Albert. One Friday, when everyone was getting ready to leave for the weekend, Charlie showed up at the gate with a wheelbarrow full of straw. "Where'd you get the straw, Charlie?" Albert asked. "Bought it," Charlie answered, producing his receipt. Sure enough, he had bought the straw. "What are you gonna do with all that straw?"
Pop Quiz time fellow OPSECers: Which of the following is the BEST example of an out-of-office statement for your work email? Assuming I don’t have to actually give you the correct answer I surely hope you get the point. What you put in your out-of-office statement – or your voicemail message – must be free of sensitive information. This also speaks to need-to-know.
…it might not be a duck. Your adversary isn’t going to be honest about who they are or what they’re after. If they were, they wouldn’t be in business for very long! Instead, they’re often going to pretend to be something you trust or expect. Be wary when receiving unsolicited phone calls, emails, or visits,...
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