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Social Engineering Testing and Phishing

Simulated Social Engineering attacks on various elements within your organization helps in gauging the level of information security awareness and helps develop resilience against real world attacks

Can your employees be your security loopholes?

Are your physical security controls working well against an onsite attacker?

Are your email filters identifying targeted phishing emails?

Can the host protection tools be bypassed during a malware installation?

Social Engineering Testing and Phishing Drill

Most successful, high profile attacks against large organizations have breached the security perimeter by targeted social engineering attacks against vulnerable people within the organization. Our simulated social engineering attacks will effectively identify an organisation’s susceptibility to social engineering attacks through various channels like email, IM, phone and face to face engagements.

Our Approach

Seniors IT ‘ expert social hackers design techniques that identifies failure points by performing both on-site and off-site social engineering testing and expose weaknesses that can otherwise be leveraged by an actual attacker.

Off-site Social Engineering

Seniors IT’ security specialists start with passive reconnaissance aiming to get as much information as possible about the target company. Active off-site methods methods like phishing, smishing and Vishing are used to make employees divulge information intended for internal use only.

On-site Social Engineering

Various methods like impersonation techniques are used to gain access into restricted and private areas within the client infrastructure. Attempts are made to gain access to networks, including wireless networks using various methods. Staff is approached directly or indirectly pretending to be employees, vendors or business partners to gain access.

Reverse Social Engineering

This technique is a form of social engineering penetration testing where the victim unwittingly goes to the attacker. An ethical hacker uses traditional social engineering attack first to establish trust-based relations as a result, victims reveal a lot more corporate-sensitive information, because they go to the hacker themselves.

Dumpster diving

This technique involves inspecting employees’ trash cans for printouts and pieces of paper that were not shredded or destroyed but may contain sensitive corporate information.

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