Social Engineering - Human Security Risk

Sicherheitsrisiko Mensch

Not all hackers secretly gain access to our computer and data via the Internet. There are also other security loopholes that are completely free of viruses and malware, like social engineering. Strangers or people we know manipulate our behavior in order t o get at to get the information they need. Sometimes fraudsters also pretend to be someone else in order to get money and data. In this course you will learn how to protect yourself from social engineering.

Technical Information
FormatHTML5 & SCORM 1.2 
Available inYour LMS or in our Online Academy 
LanguageEnglish, German  
Course DurationUp to 30 Minutes 
DeviceDesktop, Tablet, Smartphone 
Number of Course Chapters5 Chapters
What you get out of this course
  • A comprehensive introduction to the psychological basis of social engineering
  • Concrete examples of social engineering attacks
  • Practical tips for detecting manipulation
  • Clearer connections between IT security and human behavior
  • Effective strategies to create more security awareness
  • Simple instructions for secure communications
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How can the e-learning courses be used in the company?

Our courses are delivered in SCORM 1.2 format. You can thus integrate the e-learning into your existing Learning Management System (LMS) or make it available to all desired employees via our in-house Online Academy.

How much does course licensing cost?

This depends on various factors:

  • Number of employees to be trained
  • Licensing period
  • Degree of course customization desired (optional)
  • Licensing of other e-learning courses from Security Island

We will be happy to support you in finding your suitable licensing model!

Kann der E-Learning Kurs individualisiert werden?

Jeder Security Island E-Learning Kurs kann auf Ihr Corporate Design und auf Ihre Unternehmensprozesse angepasst werden. Durch unsere flexible Produktionsweise können Individualisierungen auch kurzfristig realisiert werden. 

Die Kosten für die Individualisierung hängen von dem Aufwand der Anpassungen ab. Dieser kann in einer kostenlosen Erstberatung ermittelt werden. 

Wer verantwortet die Inhalte der E-Learning Kurse?

Alle unsere E-Learning Kurse werden von erfahrenen Fachautorinnen und Fachautoren verfasst, die fester Bestandteil der Kurse von Security Island sind. Für inhaltliche Rückfragen und Anpassungen stehen sie unseren Kunden mit Rat und Tat zur Seite.