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Hacking the Human: Social Engineering Techniques and Security Countermeasur…



Information security is about people, yet in most organizations protection remains focused on technical countermeasures. The human element is crucial in the majority of successful attacks on systems and attackers are rarely required to find technical vulnerabilities, hacking the human is usually sufficient.Ian Mann turns the black art of social engineering into an information security risk that can be understood, measured and managed effectively. The text highlights the main sources of risk…


Hacking The Human

Pub Date : 2012-09-28 | Author : Mr Ian Mann | Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781409458289
ISBN 13 : 1409458288

Ian Mann's Hacking the Human highlights the main sources of risk from social engineering and draws on psychological models to explain the basis for human vulnerabilities. Offering ..


No Tech Hacking

Pub Date : 2011-04-18 | Author : Johnny Long | Publisher : Syngress

ISBN 10 : 0080558755
ISBN 13 : 9780080558752

Johnny Long's last book sold 12,000 units worldwide. Kevin Mitnick's last book sold 40,000 units in North America. As the cliché goes, information is power. In this age of technol..


Social Engineering

Pub Date : 2010-11-29 | Author : Christopher Hadnagy | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118029718
ISBN 13 : 1118029712

The first book to reveal and dissect the technical aspect of many social engineering maneuvers From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engine..


Malware Forensics

Pub Date : 2008-08-08 | Author : Cameron H. Malin | Publisher : Syngress

ISBN 10 : 0080560199
ISBN 13 : 9780080560199

Malware Forensics: Investigating and Analyzing Malicious Code covers the complete process of responding to a malicious code incident. Written by authors who have investigated and p..


Professional Pen Testing For Web Applications

Pub Date : 2006-07-05 | Author : Andres Andreu | Publisher : John Wiley and Sons

ISBN 10 : 9780471789666
ISBN 13 : 0471789666

Looks at the concepts and techniques of Web application hacking, including vulnerability analysis, results analysis, source code, and circuit diagams...


Why Social Justice Matters

Pub Date : 2005-03-04 | Author : Brian Barry | Publisher : Polity

ISBN 10 : 9780745629926
ISBN 13 : 074562992X

While social injustice has been increasing, the idea of social justice has been undermined by unfounded appeals to "personal responsibility" and "equal opportunity." Brian Barry ex..


Finding Zero

Pub Date : 2015-01-06 | Author : Amir D. Aczel | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781466879102
ISBN 13 : 1466879106

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of ..


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