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IT Security

Social Engineering: What It Is, and How You Can Prevent It

You’re probably aware of some standard IT security threats, like viruses, ransomware, various different kinds of malware and more. These make headlines and, more importantly, fit our conception of standard cyber-criminal attacks – programs designed to steal our data and information. However, there are arguably more pressing threats to your business that you may not be familiar with. From time to time, your security profile can fall under attack, and you won’t know until it’s too late. Meet one of the most pressing IT security threats facing the world right now: social engineering. The Threat Social engineering is a method of getting people to willingly give out valuable information about either themselves or a company that employs them. Classified as a

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