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Running head: CYB-260 -5-2 PROJECT THREE MILESTONE: SOCIAL ENGINEERING1Social EngineeringBruce BrennenCYB-260SNHU
5-2 PROJECT THREE MILESTONE: SOCIAL ENGINEERING2OverviewOne of the fundamental maxims of cybersecurity is that security is everyone’s responsibility.Ultimately, this speaks to the idea that regardless of the physical or technological protections inplace, the weakest link will always be the human factor. In Project Three, one of therequirements you will address relates to the importance of training for cybersecurity awareness.In a study of over 50,000 incidents, Verizon (2017) reported that 49% of all breaches involved ahuman element. In this activity, you will investigate a particular area of concern—socialengineering. (SNHU Rubric, 2019)
5-2 PROJECT THREE MILESTONE: SOCIAL ENGINEERING3Social EngineeringAccording to Margaret Rouse, “Social engineering is an attack vector that relies heavilyon human interaction and often involves manipulation people into breaking normal security