Social Engineering Training
Social engineering has proved to be one of the most prolific & effective means of attacking organisations of all sizes. Phishing attacks alone are responsible for over 80% of security incidents and 94% of Malware is delivered by email.
Cyber-attacks involving social engineering are rarely out of the headlines. Cases involving ransomware are hard to hide when all your systems are out of use, but apart from large scale ransomware and reportable data loss where a company has to tell a regulator, it is likely that a vast amount of social engineering attacks are going unreported.
This course equips your employees with the skills to identify & combat social engineering attacks such as not clicking malicious links or opening phishing emails. We follow nationally set standards and best practice to ensure you get the best awareness training possible for your employees.
Understand what social engineering is and why it is so effective
Be able to spot the tell tale signs of manipulation and deception
Reduce your personal attack surface and be safer online
Defend Your Organisation
Block and report social engineering attempts in your organisation
Social engineering is a common attack vector
This is an awareness level course. It is suitable for all company staff and has been designed to be practical and easily understood by anyone. Our clients often employ it to provide their “high risk” staff with more in-depth training.
The social engineering awareness course was written and developed by award-winning cyber security expert Lisa Forte.
Students get a certificate of completion to evidence their training. This benefits their CPD and demonstrates your commitment to cyber security both to your clients & the ICO under the GDPR.
The online course takes about 2 hours to complete including a short exam to test learning. This means your staff don’t miss an entire day off work so the course causes minimal operational disruption.
Get in touch to discuss how we can help you achieve your security awareness or resilience goals.
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