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Microlearning: Security flash - Social engineering

Overview

Social engineering is a technique where someone tries to steal confidential information by manipulating the ‘victim’. You are working with lots of information that is attractive to other people. It is therefore important that you can recognize the operating methods of social engineers. For example, always be careful with the information you are discussing in public. If you discuss sensitive information in public, other people can also hear this. That could have nasty consequences.

Learning Objectives:

After the awareness video you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What is the target of social engineers?
  • What do you have to pay attention to when you are having a business conversation in public?
  • What do you have to do when a strangers asks for information?