Social engineering is the act of manipulating unsuspecting people through the use of deception to convince them to reveal valuable information. An attacker can blindside a victim by exploiting human characteristics such as fear, trust, and ignorance. Ultimately, the purpose of social engineering is to obtain confidential information to achieve a harmful objective.

Security Testing

After taking our social engineering test, clients will have a clear understanding of social engineering attack scenarios, definitions, mitigation techniques, and what to do during a live attack.




Social Engineering Threats Are More Pervasive Than Ever

Social engineering is the bedrock of cybersecurity attacks. Therefore, social engineering attacks' importance cannot be understated. Here are a few facts to get you thinking about social engineering attacks' implications, and why staying ahead of them is a competitive advantage in the modern world.

  • The most common cyber attacks experienced by US companies are phishing.
  • Google detected more than 2 million phishing sites in 2020.
  • Among enterprises in 2019, there was a 48% increase in attacks involving malicious email attachments via office files.
  • Global cybercrime damage in 2021 amounted to $16.4 billion a day, $684.9 million an hour, $11 million per minute, and $190,000 per second.

Chang, Jenny. 119 Impressive Cybersecurity Statistics: 2020/2021 Data & Market Analysis.

Applied Knowledge Is Power

The Cyberwareness team is changing the security industry for the better; we teach people about malicious attacks bad actors conduct in order to undermine their efforts. By investing in exceptional people, Cyberwareness enhances client security, elevates the data community, and creates a world that is more secure.