Social engineering – or exploitation of the human interface – remains one of the top methods used by cybercriminals to penetrate networks and gain unauthorized access to computers. This Guide walks you through the basics of social engineering and what you need to do to educate your employees so as to prevent social engineering attacks from succeeding in your organization. You’ll also find a link to highlights of social engineering attacks in 2010.
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.