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#40204 - 06/26/0512:53 PMThe Use of Social Engineering as a Means of Violating Computer Systems
'Social Engineering' is a practice that can be used to exploit what has long been considered the 'weakest link' in the security chain of an organization -the 'human factor'. As a security professional, it is important to be familiar with this threat, the techniques that could be used and the countermeasures that can be implemented to protect against it.