Are All Social Engineers Bad?

When you think about what a social engineer does, and how influence and manipulation are used by good and bad SEs, it is easy think that to be an SE you need to have an evil personality or even have sociopathic tendencies. Is that true, are all social engineers bad? At SECOM, we define social engineering as, “any act that influences a person to take an action that may or may not be in their best interest.” Now, according to grammar rules that I know about that statement can be read in two ways: 1) Any act that influences a […] Continue Reading >

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