Frequently Asked Questions About Social Engineering

Social engineering attacks what is often the weakest link in a company's information security chain: their people. 

FAQ - Social Engineering

Anyone can fall victim to a social engineering attack, making it one of the greatest cyber threats that organizations face today. Although many businesses invest heavily in their IT infrastructure, these measures may not be enough to mitigate the risk of social engineering attacks. 

This FAQ explains:

  1. What is social engineering and how does it work?
  2. Why should companies be concerned about phishing?
  3. What are some ways to mitigate the risk of phishing attacks?




Our Subject-Matter Expert
 


Jorge Rey, CISA, CISM, CGEIT
Information Security & Compliance Director
Kaufman Rossin


FAQ | October 2015