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Social Engineering - The social dilemma

Overview

The time when cybercriminals focused solely on computer hacking is behind us. They’ve found a way that is just as effective, or maybe even more so: human hacking! Manipulating and influencing people can lead to great profits. They send phishing messages, try to persuade us via the phone, or, for the real risk takers, physically enter an office to steal sensitive information. You play a key role in protecting the organization’s information from these types of attacks. Start the story to find out how.

Learning Objectives:

After 15 minutes you will be able to answer questions like:

  • What is ‘social engineering’?
  • What tactics do social engineers use?
  • How do you recognize an act of social engineering?
  • How should you deal with suspicious situations?