Social Engineering

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About the course

Social engineering is the act of manipulating people into disclosing confidential information, or making unauthorized changes to information. Social engineering can occur in various situations, for instance while using telecommunications at the workplace. It can be difficult to validate the identity of someone on the phone, for example.

Social engineers use psychology, identity fraud, computer and telephone technology and the ignorance of their victims to achieve their goal. In the e-learning Social Engineering, you will learn how to protect yourself and your organization.

Topics covered in this e-learning course:
• What is social engineering?
• Social engineering techniques
• Handling documents in public
• What is Quid pro quo?

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