Cybersecurity 3 – Social Engineering

Illustration of cyber attacker collecting sensitive information, access or assets.

Social engineering is a deceptive method that uses human error to get sensitive information, access, or assets. It can be used to collect financial information such as bank account numbers and credit card information, causing significant damage to the organization and potentially resulting in a loss of millions of dollars. This course will look at how retail employees, managers, and supervisors can safeguard their organizations from social engineering attacks.

This course has the following objectives:

  • Define different types of social engineering tactics.
  • Identify employee responsibilities in preventing social engineering attacks.
  • List ways to stay safe and protect against social engineering attacks.

Course Duration: 20m

Cybersecurity 3 – Social Engineering

Illustration of cyber attacker collecting sensitive information, access or assets.

Social engineering is a deceptive method that uses human error to get sensitive information, access, or assets. It can be used to collect financial information such as bank account numbers and credit card information, causing significant damage to the organization and potentially resulting in a loss of millions of dollars. This course will look at how retail employees, managers, and supervisors can safeguard their organizations from social engineering attacks.

This course has the following objectives:

  • Define different types of social engineering tactics.
  • Identify employee responsibilities in preventing social engineering attacks.
  • List ways to stay safe and protect against social engineering attacks.

Course Duration: 20m