The purpose of social engineering is for an attacker to utilize numerous tactics and manipulating individuals to divulge information, potentially critical, that could cause serious damage to an organization. While there are many methods that can be utilized to gather material, it’s also important for workers and all organizations to be aware of their surroundings […]
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From January 2017 to September 2017, there were a total of 391 cyber security incidents (that we know of). Averaging over 40 incidents a month, it is critical that your personal cyber security is as strong as it can be. Not only will you benefit from increased personal cyber security but so will anyone in which […]
After digging through reputable online forums and social media sites, here’s a list of good reads for aspiring social engineers.
This blog post explains the functionality and purpose of Maltego and The Social Engineering Toolkit for testing an organization or company against potential social engineering attacks.
Phishing is an IT risk that is a form of social engineering. This post answers the questions of what is a phishing attack, how are they carried out, and who is at risk?