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What is Social Engineering? Security Stories and Training Tips

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What is Social Engineering? Security Stories and Training Tips

People are naturally kind and helpful. Attackers know that, and in the case of social engineering–they rely on it. This week, Senior Information Security Architect at Lucid, Nathan Cooper (CISSP, Security+) talks with Host Jen Stone (MCIS, CISSP, CISA, QSA) about the tactics hackers use to attack businesses and how you can protect your company. 

Listen to learn: 

  • The psychological reasons social engineering works so well and how to address them

  • Examples from the field–man traps, watering hole attacks, and tailgating

  • Tips to make security training effective while maintaining a positive and respectful environment

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