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Candidates Security & Phishing Awareness


At Preston Recruiting Consultants (PRC), we prioritize the security and privacy of our candidates' information. As part of our commitment to safeguarding your data and ensuring a secure recruitment process, we have implemented comprehensive security measures and phishing awareness protocols. Please familiarize yourself with the following guidelines to protect yourself against potential security threats and phishing attacks:


1. **Email Security**:

   - Be cautious of unexpected emails requesting personal or sensitive information, such as login credentials, financial details, or identification documents.

   - Verify the authenticity of email senders before responding or clicking on any links or attachments.

   - Look out for suspicious signs, such as misspelled email addresses, urgent requests for information, or offers that seem too good to be true.

   - Report any suspicious emails to for further investigation.


2. **Phishing Awareness**:

   - Exercise caution when clicking on links or downloading attachments from unfamiliar or unsolicited emails.

   - Be wary of emails that create a sense of urgency or pressure you to take immediate action, such as providing sensitive information or clicking on a link to avoid consequences.

   - Check the URL of websites before entering any login credentials or personal information to ensure they are legitimate and secure.

   - Never share your login credentials, passwords, or other sensitive information via email or unfamiliar websites.

   - If you receive a suspicious email claiming to be from PRC, contact us directly through our official channels to verify its authenticity.


3. **Password Security**:

   - Create strong, unique passwords for your PRC candidate account and avoid using the same password for multiple accounts.

   - Regularly update your passwords and enable multi-factor authentication whenever possible to add an extra layer of security to your account.

   - Avoid sharing your passwords with anyone else, including colleagues or third-party recruiters, and refrain from writing them down in easily accessible locations.


4. **Data Protection**:

   - Only provide personal or sensitive information to trusted sources and secure websites.

   - Review privacy policies and terms of service before sharing your information with third-party recruiters or job boards.

   - Exercise caution when uploading documents or filling out online forms, and ensure that the website is encrypted and secure.

   - Report any potential data breaches or unauthorized access to your personal information to immediately.


By following these security best practices and remaining vigilant against phishing attempts, you can help us maintain a secure and trustworthy recruitment process for all candidates. If you have any questions or concerns about security or phishing, please don't hesitate to contact us at

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