In this Social Engineering course you gain the knowledge to defend against social engineering deceptions that threaten organisational security. You will gain the social engineering awareness to learn what is a social engineering attack. You will learn to prevent data breaches by learning the motivations and methods used by social engineers to access sensitive data and exploit organisational vulnerabilities. Gain the skills to implement procedures to defeat deceptions, and mitigate personnel vulnerabilities with this social engineering awareness course.
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Evaluating the organisational risks
Thinking like a social engineer
Identifying information sources
Collecting target information
Minimising information leaks
Profiling an information architecture
Addressing communication flaws
Drawing out information
Mitigating information leaks
Circumventing physical security
Securing the environment
Gaining access with a disguise
Defending against impersonation and forgery
Examining human weaknesses
Bolstering resistance to persuasion
Assessing social engineering vulnerabilities
Creating comprehensive policies
Social engineering is what it is called when hackers manipulate people to give up confidential information. There are many forms of social engineering.
It is an attack that relies heavily on human interaction and uses manipulation to have people break normal security procedures and practises.
Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.
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