Key Learning Points:
- What is social engineering
- How to look out for potential attacks
- How to defend yourself and others against social engineering deceptions
- What are some of the ways to promote vigilance and defeat scams
- How to mitigate personal and professional vulnerabilities with security awareness
- What are some of the gaps and weakness and how to evaluate security assessments
Our Social Engineering course details all types of social engineering attacks, from baiting, phishing, spear phishing, pretexting and scare ware, giving the user important information about the ways in which each of these methods works.
This course is set in our Take 5 microlearning format and contains a single module. Learners will look at the different ways hackers and criminals can use social engineering to access confidential information. The course is designed to raise awareness and enable learners to be aware of the risks and the steps to take to stay alert and reduce the risk of falling victim to social engineering.
The online training also comprehensively details ways in which you can avoid falling victim to social engineering.
- Course duration: 5 minutes
- Online microlearning course
- Certificate on completion
- Course can be tailored using Adapt Authoring Tool
Who Should Take This Course?
This general awareness course on Understanding Social Engineering is suitable for employees at all levels.
- Full-time employees
- Part-time employees
This microlearning course on social engineering concludes with a quiz to check the learner's understanding of social engineering and how they protect against social engineering by being aware of the risks and suspicious of any unexpected communications they receive. To successfully complete the course, learners must aim to answer all questions correctly. Learners can also take the assessment again to improve their score.
2 Ways of Purchasing
You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.
1. Individual Licenses
If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them.
2. Complete Bundle
Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Training courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits.
1. Individual Pricing
|Number of Learners||Cost (per year)
|1 - 10||29 / per learner|
|11 - 20||25 / per learner|
|21 - 50||20 / per learner|
|51 - 100||15 / per learner|
|101 - 150||10 / per learner|
Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.
2. Complete Bundle Pricing
If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Training in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!
|Number of Learners||Cost (per year)
|1 - 100||30 / per learner|
|101 - 200||25 / per learner|
|201 - 300||21 / per learner|
|301 - 400||18 / per learner|
|401 - 500||15 / per learner|
|501 - 750||12.50 / per learner|
|751 - 1000||10 / per learner|
|1001 - 2500||8 / per learner|
|2501 - 5000||6 / per learner|
|5000 - 10,000||5 / per learner|
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Why You Need Social Engineering Training
Social engineering describes the psychologically manipulative ways hackers and criminals access confidential information, like passwords and bank information. Methods included in this manipulation include pretexting, spear phishing, and clone phishing, amongst a whole host of others (for more information, see phishing awareness training).
If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.