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Video What Is Social Engineering? 2

CSO presents an animated explainer on how data criminals exploit human psychology to gain access to a company's data, rather than by hacking or technical measures.
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What Is Social Engineering?

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  • One method is to not allow any unrecognized person into an area unescorted. In a large organization, that means that exiting employment employees mini biography and photo are emailed to all. That is to avoid leaving a position on the 20th floor and re-entering the corp using one of the tricks shown in the brief youtube display.

    I think that social engineering is an inappropriate title. "Wanting to provide universal healthcare" to Americans is social engineering.

    • If that person was a "social engineer", then housebreaking would make you an Architect! 8-)

      But the news reporters make up words all of the time...

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