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    How to Protect Insiders from Social Engineering Threats

    Language:
    English
    This guide provides security management information about the threats posed by social engineering and the defenses that are available to help resist social engineering hackers.
    • Version:

      1

      File Name:

      How to Protect Insiders From Social Engineering Threats.doc

      Date Published:

      8/18/2006

      File Size:

      1.4 MB

        Gain valuable information about the concepts of social engineering within the IT security workspace. In section one, the guide provides a working definition of social engineering that can be used within a company's security policies and is meaningful to non-IT security staff. The guide describes the aims and objectives of an attacker and shows how social engineering, like hacking, is a threat to all businesses, not just enterprise or government institutions. The guide will also cover:
        • Social engineering and the defense-in-depth layered model
        • Social engineering threats and defense
        • Online, telephone-based, and waste management threats
        • Personal approaches
        • Reverse social engineering
        • Designing and implementing defenses against social engineering threats
        • Developing a security management framework
        • Risk management
        • Social engineering in the organizational security policy
        • Awareness
        • Managing incidents
        • Operational considerations
        • Security policy for social engineering threat checklists
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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