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Summary of 123 - Targeted Social Engineering Attacks


Session(s)
Name
Start
End
123 - English, February
2022-02-08
  2022-02-08  
123 - French, March
2022-03-14
  2022-03-14  

Course Description

Government of Canada (GC) employees are often the targets of spear phishing and whaling campaigns given their access to sensitive and financial information. There is a requirement to increase the cyber security awareness on these commons risks by highlighting how to identify them, mitigate and avoid them.

Course Objectives

  • Describe various types of social engineering attacks
  • Recognize characteristics of social engineering attacks
  • Describe tactics used to camouflage malicious links
  • Adopt practices that reduce social engineering threats
  • Recall how to contain and recover from social engineering compromises

Target Audience

The target audience is senior management, executives and their staff, and any other employees in the private/public sector who may be the focus of targeted social engineering attacks and who are looking to protect themselves and their assets from cyber-attacks.

Price

$500

Duration

½ day

Pre-requisite(s)

None


 1-833-645-3276
 education@cyber.gc.ca