Cybercriminals will use any means available to get your information or your money—both, if possible. One such way is through social engineering, a term used to define a category of cybercrime that has quickly become one of the greatest security threats facing organizations today. Rather than relying on software-related vulnerabilities, social engineering attacks rely on human error and an attacker’s ability to manipulate a victim into providing confidential information.
In this recording, Rob Rudloff, addresses social engineering, covering the following topics:
Common types of social engineering attacks
Prevention and approaches to building in layers of security controls to reduce the risk from social engineering attacks
Detection and employee awareness
How to contain an incident before it turns into a breach