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Social engineering (security)

Social engineering (security)
Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. A type of confidence trick for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or system access, it differs from a traditional "con" in that it is often one of many steps in a more complex fraud scheme. The term "social engineering" as an act of psychological manipulation is also associated with the social sciences, but its usage has caught on among computer and information security professionals.[1] All social engineering techniques are based on specific attributes of human decision-making known as cognitive biases.[2] These biases, sometimes called "bugs in the human hardware", are exploited in various combinations to create attack techniques, some of which are listed. The attacks used in social engineering can be used to steal employees' confidential information. Quid pro quo means something for something: U.S.

Google Over 20 new books to be published leading to the release of Star Wars VII With 282 days to go until the release of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, the marketing blitz is about to begin for the long anticipated sequel trilogy to George Lucas' iconic films. With one trailer revealed and another likely attached to AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS has several other forms of media ready to be unleashed on the rabid fanbase that collects everything from magazines and comics to toys and novels. In the months leading the the film's release, several publishers will band together for a series called JOURNEY TO THE FORCE AWAKENS. Entertainment Weekly shared some details on a few of the books which include retellings of the original films through the eyes of supporting characters. The Force Awakens is an extraordinarily, heavily guarded storyline.

Money laundering Placing 'dirty' money in a service company, where it is layered with legitimate income, and then integrated into the flow of money is a common form of money laundering Money laundering is the process whereby the proceeds of crime are transformed into ostensibly legitimate money or other assets.[1] However in a number of legal and regulatory system the term money laundering has become conflated with other forms of financial crime, and sometimes used more generally to include misuse of the financial system, including terrorism financing, tax evasion and evading of international sanctions. Most anti-money laundering laws openly conflate money laundering (which is concerned with source of funds) with terrorism financing (which is concerned with destination of funds) when regulating the financial system.[2] Money obtained from certain crimes, such as extortion, insider trading, prostitution, drug trafficking, illegal gambling or tax evasion is "dirty". Methods[edit] Enforcement[edit]

Communication In the realm of biology in general, communication often occurs through visual, auditory, or biochemical means. Human communication is unique for its extensive use of language. Non-human communication is studied in the field of biosemiotics. Nonverbal communication[edit] Verbal communication[edit] Effective verbal or spoken communication is dependent on a number of factors and cannot be fully isolated from other important interpersonal skills such as non-verbal communication, listening skills and clarification. Written communication and its historical development[edit] Over time the forms of and ideas about communication have evolved through the continuing progression of technology. The progression of written communication can be divided into three "information communication revolutions":[3] Communication is thus a process by which meaning is assigned and conveyed in an attempt to create shared understanding. Business communication[edit] Effective communication[edit] Physical barriers.

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Interpersonal ties In social network analysis and mathematical sociology, interpersonal ties are defined as information-carrying connections between people. Interpersonal ties, generally, come in three varieties: strong, weak or absent. Weak social ties, it is argued, are responsible for the majority of the embeddedness and structure of social networks in society as well as the transmission of information through these networks. Specifically, more novel information flows to individuals through weak rather than strong ties. Because our close friends tend to move in the same circles that we do, the information they receive overlaps considerably with what we already know. Included in the definition of absent ties, according to the American sociologist Mark Granovetter, are those relationships (or ties) without substantial significance, such as "nodding" relationships between people living on the same street, or the "tie", for example, to a frequent vendor one would buy from. History[edit] Research data[edit]

Retail Banking One of the themes of my presentations of recent times is how technology has bridged the divide between work life and social life. This came up in force again, as we talked about the role of social media in finance at the Club this week. For the older generation, work was always a place you went to and, when you left, you closed the door and relaxed. There was no cross-over. Gradually thanks to email, the telephone and now the whole world of social media, these two separated planets have collided, merged and melded. It is the reason why we have social capitalism and the ability of anyone, anywhere to change anything.

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