This chapter looks at the role of an internal social engineering assessment as a defensive strategy. An internal social engineering assessment is one which is run against your own staff as a way to highlight security weaknesses and to improve security awareness internally within a business. This chapter looks at why you would run such a test and also recommends some frameworks for carrying out such an assessment.
Internal testing; Hacktober; vulnerability scanning; password auditing
Information in this chapter
• The need for internal testing
• Facebook Hacktober
• Designing the internal test
• Testing the infrastructure
• Vulnerability ...