While the virtual world poses numerous threats, it is essential not to overlook the importance of physical safety. Personal security encompasses taking measures to ensure your safety in your home, workplace, and public spaces.
Author Archives: Peyton J. Dracco
Cybersecurity Basics: Digital Information Safety
Cybersecurity is a critical topic that affects individuals, businesses, and organizations of all sizes. This blog post will explore the basics of Digital information safety, why it is important, and how to protect yourself and your data. In the extended security context, you can learn much from studying social engineering tactics to protect yourself andContinue reading “Cybersecurity Basics: Digital Information Safety”
Ethical Uses of Social Engineering: Benefits and Considerations
However, in a positive context, social engineering techniques can be used for educational purposes, such as in security awareness training programs, to teach individuals and organizations how to identify and prevent social engineering attacks.
The Dark Power of Social Engineering: Methods and Tactics
What we should ponder is if we can use these methods to benefit others and ourselves. Can social engineering and other manipulation tactics serve society?
Social Engineering, A Tenacious Hacker and The Realization of Trouble
A week ago, I spent close to 3 hours recovering my social media accounts from an ingenious person on the Internet. My dealings with this tenacious hacker are the subject of rebuke from most people who know me, but the conversation with this cyber criminal was interesting. Let me tell you how it all startedContinue reading “Social Engineering, A Tenacious Hacker and The Realization of Trouble”