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What to Expect This Week

In this article you will be given an overview of various types of social engineering techniques that will be discussed this week.

This week, you will learn about several types of social engineering techniques that you may encounter.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • describe social engineering attacks and specialized forms of this approach
  • describe the objectives of different forms of social engineering attacks
  • identify who is at risk for social engineering attacks
  • identify red flags, warning signs, and tactics related to social engineering attacks
  • describe best practices for defending against social engineering attacks
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