[LINK] RFC: Guidelines re Avoiding Looking Like a Scammer
tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Tue Nov 13 10:17:48 AEDT 2018
On 12/11/18 5:23 pm, Roger Clarke wrote:
> ... Is anyone aware of guidance for marketers ...
No, but we do teach this stuff to IT students, some of whom are doing
There doesn't appear to be anything on this in vocational qualifications
for marketers or financial advisers. The closest I could find was for
"1.2 Prepare messages according to organisational protocols for
language, tone and format.
1.3 Check content, structure and recipient addresses for electronic mail
From: "Implement e-correspondence policies", Unit Of competency
PSPPCY005, Public Sector Training Package:
> Aside: It would be excellent if a relevant regulator had issued both
> guidance and stern warnings. ...
Perhaps the regulator should require each company to employ at least one
person qualified in Cyber Security.
> Why *do* the people concerned get to keep their jobs??
Because we keep letting them get away with it.
If a company can't compose a suitable email, can you be confident they
are taking care with your sensitive financial information?
Tom Worthington, MEd FHEA FACS CP http://www.tomw.net.au +61(0)419496150
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