Improve information security by learning Social Engineering. About This Book • Learn to implement information security using social engineering • Get hands-on experience of using different tools such as Kali Linux, the Social Engineering toolkit and so on • Practical approach towards learning social engineering, for IT security Who This Book Is For This book targets security professionals, security analysts, penetration testers, or any stakeholder working with information security who wants to learn how to use social engineering techniques. Prior knowledge of Kali Linux is an added advantage What You Will Learn • Learn to implement information security using social engineering • Learn social engineering for IT security • Understand the role of social media in social engineering • Get acquainted with Practical Human hacking skills • Learn to think like a social engineer • Learn to beat a social engineer In Detail This book will provide you with a holistic understanding of social engineering. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates. Learn Social Engineering starts by giving you a grounding in the different types of social engineering attacks,and the damages they cause. It then sets up the lab environment to use different toolS and then perform social engineering steps such as information gathering. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware. By the end of the book, you will be in a position to protect yourself and your systems from social engineering threats and attacks. All in all, the book covers social engineering from A to Z , along with excerpts from many world wide known security experts. Style and approach A step-by-step practical guide that will get you well acquainted with Social Engineering. You'll be able to get started with it in a matter of minutes with the help of different tools such as the Social Engineering toolkit , Kali Linux and so on.