Lisa Bock looks at social engineering, a con game relying on influence, social skills, and human interaction to obtain information about an organization or computer system. Cyber criminals have accomplished this by using the phone, spear phishing, and simple persuasion.
- [Instructor] Social engineering…is a deception that relies on influence,…social skills and human interaction to obtain information…about an organization or computer system.…Logical network defenses, security appliances…and antimalware protection get stronger everyday,…over time industry has strengthen our defenses…and as a result hackers look to penetrate…a softer target, the people in the organization,…including employees, contractors and customers…by using a social engineering attack.…
Scam artists work on our emotions…and many times launch an attack that might promise…gifts and prizes, important information…or threaten to take action if you do not reply.…Cyber criminals achieve social engineering in many ways…that include phone, online, phishing, farming,…pop ups, fake websites, and simple persuasion.…Phishing sends out massive emails.…Phishing emails bait victims to click to claim a prize,…sign up for a special program,…or sign in to check account information.…
The message appears urgent and requires a quick response.…
- Security principles and terms
- SIEM technology
- Common security threats
- Social engineering
- Data loss prevention
- Cryptographic concepts
- Symmetric and asymmetric encryption
- Hash algorithms
- Network topologies, CAN, WAN, and SOHO
- Securing a virtual environment
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Security Principles
2. Common Security Threats
4. Describe Network Topologies
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