Prevention of Social Engineering
Social engineering inside the corporate is performed successfully due to lack of training of employees . inter-personal controversies or by the ex-employee . Social engineering can be prevented to a great extent if the proper training is given to the employees . There are some prevention mechanisms for avoiding social engineering:
- Checking the URL’s Before visiting
- Proper training
- Ensure about the received phone call or text message before giving information.
- Don’t open attachment e-mails coming from unknown source.
- Try to keep your identity as much private as possible
- Don’t visit the links which are detected by the browser as harmful.
- Be aware of popups and ads
- Think twice before reacting