All workplace security behaviors have either a positive or negative outcome. Positive security behaviors help safeguard assets; negative behaviors put them at risk. Loss prevention policies are the starting point for encouraging positive security behavior.
So what exactly is social engineering? It is the manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. It is a confidence (con, for short) trick for information gathering, fraud, or system access.
The opening comments gave a feeling of game day as the president of the association, Rocco Prate (The Wendy's Company) took the stage like a head coach in the locker room, pumping up his "team" for the event ahead.
There may be no better symbol of the nation’s modern, high-tech military as its fleet of predator drones. So it surely caused a few red faces at the Pentagon when it was discovered that insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq had used $26 software to intercept live video feeds from the unmanned planes.