CASE STUDY: Real cases of Social Engineering: Hackers, competitors and insiders presented at TEISSLondon 2019

by Lisa Forte,

Summary : How attackers, in a real case over 13 months, used social engineering to turn a dedicated employee into a malicious insider, what the devastating consequences were for the victims and how a competitor got their hands dirty in the attack.What are the four social engineering attack vectors and how they are employed by attackers?Why does social engineering work so well as an attack vector and what to look out for when trying to defend against it?Some simple defensive steps you can take to make yourself a less appealing target of social engineering