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Social engineering in IT security

by Sharon Conheady | 04 August 2014
Synopsis
Cutting-edge social engineering testing techniques "Provides all of the core areas and nearly everything [you] need to know about the fundamentals of the topic."--Slashdot Conduct ethical social engineering tests to identify an organization's susceptibility to attack. Written by a global expert on the topic, Social Engineering in IT Security discusses the roots and rise of social engineering and presents a proven methodology for planning a test, performing reconnaissance, developing scenarios, implementing the test, and accurately reporting the results. Specific measures you can take to defend against weaknesses a social engineer may exploit are discussed in detail. This practical guide also addresses the impact of new and emerging technologies on future trends in social engineering. Explore the evolution of social engineering, from the classic con artist to the modern social engineerUnderstand the legal and ethical aspects of performing a social engineering testFind out why social engineering works from a victim's point of viewPlan a social engineering test--perform a threat assessment, scope the test, set goals, implement project planning, and define the rules of engagementGather information through research and reconnaissanceCreate a credible social engineering scenarioExecute both on-site and remote social engineering testsWrite an effective social engineering reportLearn about various tools, including software, hardware, and on-site toolsDefend your organization against social engineering attacks
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Synopsis
Cutting-edge social engineering testing techniques "Provides all of the core areas and nearly everything [you] need to know about the fundamentals of the topic."--Slashdot Conduct ethical social engineering tests to identify an organization's susceptibility to attack. Written by a global expert on the topic, Social Engineering in IT Security discusses the roots and rise of social engineering and presents a proven methodology for planning a test, performing reconnaissance, developing scenarios, implementing the test, and accurately reporting the results. Specific measures you can take to defend against weaknesses a social engineer may exploit are discussed in detail. This practical guide also addresses the impact of new and emerging technologies on future trends in social engineering. Explore the evolution of social engineering, from the classic con artist to the modern social engineerUnderstand the legal and ethical aspects of performing a social engineering testFind out why social engineering works from a victim's point of viewPlan a social engineering test--perform a threat assessment, scope the test, set goals, implement project planning, and define the rules of engagementGather information through research and reconnaissanceCreate a credible social engineering scenarioExecute both on-site and remote social engineering testsWrite an effective social engineering reportLearn about various tools, including software, hardware, and on-site toolsDefend your organization against social engineering attacks
€44.80
134 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780071818469
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Published - 04/08/2014
Categories - All, Books, Business Computers, Computers, Security, All, Books, Business Computers, Computers, Computer Networking
No. of Pages - 0
Weight - 451.3
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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