Insight

Social Engineering [Infographic]

By Charlie Knight |

 

Social engineering is defined by any act that influences a person to take an action that may or may not be in their best interest.

This infographic includes such things as

  • Phishing emails
  • Impersonation
  • Vishing

The mitigation of social engineering involves 3 core principles

  • Defensive actions
  • Realistic Pentesting
  • Security Awareness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Vine 4


Charlie Knight

Written by Charlie Knight

Charlie has 3 years experience in digital marketing, helping B2B technology companies grow their businesses through inbound marketing before joining Vine Resources as Content Marketing Manager. In his spare time, Charlie enjoys travelling and the great outdoors, and he recently hiked from Mexico to Canada for charity.