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Social Engineering Awareness Poster

Visual Presentation of Social Engineering Attacks

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Written by DeletedUser

Sketch 1 (1,500 characters)

Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information, generally it seeks to exploit a weakness in human nature and take advantage of the naivety of the average person. Although the techniques of social engineering have evolved over time, the success of such attacks still depends on modern preventive tools and the security systems in place, as well as the availability of trained and skilled personnel dealing with sensitive data in organizations, " in particular, the lack of social engineering awareness is a concern in the context of human cyber security risks. " This poster is consist of several visual scenarios of hacking through social engineering, each design tells a story and describes a method that a hacker could use against his/her victim(s). purpose of this poster is to give awareness understandable by everyone about social engineering and ways to confront & prevent.

Sketch 2 (1,500 characters)

#1) it shows how an intruder uses social engineering to lure his victim by creating fake social media account and pretending to be a hot girl, his plan is to lure the employee of a big corporate to gain access to their network. #2) it is a general picture of social engineering, A betrayal of trust ! #3) Wolf in sheep's clothing, this drawing shows another type of social engineering called BAITING. it promises of an item or free good that hackers use to entice victims! #4) it pictures a scam caller that targeted a senile man. design #5) this one demonstrate another type of social engineering which is most occurring one that called phishing, a cyber sea pirate is paddling in digital ocean and seeks to obtain information using crafted fake pages where he can steal user credential and other personal information

What have you learned through this sketching process? (1,000 characters)

I had information about my topic, I tried to visualize my thoughts, it was kind of practicing of mind mapping !

Tell us more about you. (1,000 characters)

My Name is Nima, 33 Years old, I live in Virginia. I studied Information Technology and I love computers and cyber security ..

Why are you participating in this Challenge? (750 characters)

I have good knowledge about my work topic and I'd love to be involved in contests, it is also a good opportunity for me to challenge my knowledge and capabilities



What is your experience with the field of cybersecurity?

  • I have considerable experience and/or knowledge in the cybersecurity field.

What best describes you?

  • I’m a visual creator by hobby.

How did you hear about this OpenIDEO Challenge?

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)

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Location: Country

  • United States of America


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The image is really creating awareness sir, My kind Suggestion Just Re visualize the design by adding the role of cyber security people. Posters mainly represent the normal users and black hat hackers.If you add white hat hackers image will be perfect.

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