6 of the most effective social engineering techniques

It takes a layered approach to technology and added protections and assurances for your people to fight social engineering

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Social engineering is the strongest method of attack against the enterprise’s weakest vulnerability, its people. Criminal hackers recognize this fact. In 2015, social engineering became the No. 1 method of attack, according to Proofpoint’s 2016 Human Factor Report.

These successful social engineering methods often use phishing and malware. But deceptive information assailants have more tools and approaches to draw on than these.

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