Dealing with the threat of social engineering [Q&A]
There has been a rise in social engineering attacks in recent years, according to security firm CyCognito.
Mostly, reducing social-type risks requires security awareness that helps employees understand what social engineering is and gives examples of the ways it is leveraged to launch an attack. A pen tester can identify which system or employees you need to concentrate on protecting and inform you on what types of social engineering attacks you may be prone to. I would be remiss if I didn't also mention pen testing as one of the most effective approaches to prevent social engineering attacks.
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