WHAT IS SOCIAL ENGINEERING AND WHAT IS IT DANGEROUS?
Social engineering is the process of achieving a goal, using non-technical, pseudo-technical or semi-technical methods, involving human interaction in order to elevate privileges, obtain authorization or authentication, steal information, or obtain additional information about the goal.
Social engineering attacks is most often used by scammers and hackers, as well as cybersecurity “red team” and special forces.
Social engineering attacks are among the most dangerous types of cyber attacks, the consequences of which can be minimized by training personnel to identify and report them. However, it is impossible to fully defend against these attacks.
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL ENGINEERING?
In social engineering, the human factor and the laws of manipulative psychology are used, which force the user to open access to the attacked system to the hacker.
To minimize the likelihood of successful cyber attacks of this type, the entire staff of the company, from top management to ordinary employees, should be familiar with the methods used by attackers, since a successful social engineering attacks can lead to the most severe financial and reputational losses for the company, or completely destroy the established business.
What do you get after ordering our service?
Modeling and direct implementation of social engineering
Social engineering attacks can be considered successful if some of your employees of your company could not understand that the letters or correspondence were fictitious, and, using their official position, gave out information that should not be disclosed to third parties under any circumstances (logins and passwords, information about organizations, trade secrets, other data).
Detailed work report
Any work on cybersecurity requires reports, but social engineering – especially. We will conduct an in-depth analysis of how prepared your employees were for this type of cyber attack, as well as how successfully they were able to prevent it.
After that, you will be provided with a full report containing a detailed description of all the vectors of the committed cyber attacks, along with statistical data on which of them gave results. Also, the report will contain information about what data was received and their level of importance is determined.
Preparing your employees
One of the main methods of protection against social engineering attacks is the awareness of the company’s personnel. Therefore, we not only carry out such cyber attacks, but also train your employees to counter them in the future.
TYPES OF SOCIAL ENGINEERING WE PERFORM
attacks on devices