Social Engineering - Human Security Risk

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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