Social Engineering – 1000 words

As additional background, read the following two articles:

http://www.darkreading.com/the-7-best-social-engineering-attacks-ever/d/d-id/1319411

https://www.ijcsi.org/papers/IJCSI-13-6-129-135.pdf

In a written analysis, highlight and share an experiment that you might utilize to perform a social engineering attack on a company.

Discuss what methods and weaknesses you would use to exploit the employees or family members of employees to try and gain positive access and/or control.

Include any additional recommendations to the company/employees to protect against such exploitation.

Your paper should be 4-5 pages in length, not including the title and references pages, and should cite at least three scholarly resource other than the course materials. It should follow the academic writing standards and APA style guidelines, as appropriate.

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Deliverables:

  • General Introduction about Social Engineering and IT Security Incident Response.
  • First section after the introduction should include more details about Social Engineering and IT related issues. Also, the types of Social Engineering and some techniques to perform Social Engineering to an organization
  • Sub title e about the methods and weaknesses you would use to exploit the employees or family members of employees to try and gain positive access and/or control.
  • The impact of Social Engineering to organization
  • Recommendations best practices to the company/employees to protect against such exploitation.
  • Conclusion
  • References