Social Engineering
A tailored, in-depth course on the process of thought and execution of social engineering-related attacks and prevention/mitigation strategies.
40 hours
Management and Awarenesss
40 hours
Management and Awarenesss


Understanding social engineering gives you an advantage in heightening security and defending your organization from outside threats. By getting inside the mind of attackers and exploring the methods they use to penetrate and attack systems, trainees can identify the weaknesses and vulnerabilities. The assessment will help to mitigate and stop attacks before they happen. This process could prevent the company from experiencing data breaches or phishing exploits. Events that have been known to destroy companies. The company will also improve and security risk management and incident response strategies.
SOTERIA Global’s Social Engineering course will provide its trainees with a blend of theoretical and practical exercises to improve their attack prevention and mitigation skills, helping them identify the vulnerabilities within their workspaces and work around them to preserve security.

The course covers the following topics:


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Introduction to Social Engineering
  • Terminology
  • History
  • Use Cases
  • Attack Vectors
  • Attack Frameworks
  • Legal Issues
Intelligence and Reconnaissance
  • Anonymity and TOR
  • Recon Resources and Tools
  • Information Gathering
  • Physical Intelligence Gathering
  • Dumpster Diving and physical Recon
  • Google Dorks
  • Maltego, Recon-NG, The Harvester
  • Malware and Endpoint Security
  • Where to Protect Against SE Attacks
  • Case Studies
  • NIST Security Framework
  • Protecting Against Cialdini
  • Administrative Controls
  • Security Awareness
  • Elements of Behavior
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Influencing
  • Elicitation
  • The Berlo Communications Model
  • Cialdini’s Principles of Persuasion
Attacks and Exploitation
  • Social Engineering Code of Ethics
  • The SE Attack Cycle Model
  • Planning a Physical Penetration Test
  • Physical Attack Techniques and Tools
  • The Social Engineering Toolkit
  • GoPhish Workshop
  • Body Language
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SOTERIA Global is a global leader in cyber-security training solutions and services.

The cyber world is now a part of our everyday life. New technology emerges daily, and as opportunities increase, so do cyber risks. Threats constantly evolve, and we must protect our valuable assets.

A successful cyber defense has many factors, but they all have one thing in common: dedicated, skilled individuals.

SOTERIA Global experts develop our solutions and rely on the best technological assets in the market. Our impressive global presence expands over four continents, giving us access to the best cybersecurity professionals.

Our solutions range from customized training programs to developing cyber-oriented facilities, ensuring that individuals and organizations are ready to face real-world threats. Over the years, we have worked with various organizations across many sectors, giving us the skillset to shape and adapt our solutions to meet our client’s needs.

    • C-Level managers
    • Employees
    • Information security teams
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    • Understanding the human factor of cybersecurity threats
    • Familiarity with the common attack vectors and tool kit
    • Defense in General against SE attacks