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Social Engineering: Can Organizations Win the Battle?

What is social engineering?

It is up to us to defend this information.  There is no universal answer to these problems.  This is something that has been going on for quite some time.  Recent media coverage may be helping by shedding light on the importance of protecting our information.

Need to find a way to communicate to end users that security is everyone’s job. 

The IT team is the biggest resistors to the training. They are the target group to take extra time with because their actions can cause the whole company damage.

Social Media – Facebook, LinkedIn

BYOD – Bring your own device.

It is important to figure out your tech strategies.  Do you err on the side that the user is going to fail?  One way to win is to make sure our protection practices are based on the fact that the hackers are in and we can see what they are doing.