How to change security behaviour

Protection Against Social Engineering

This course covers the concept of social engineering. It shows how valuable information can be stolen from unsuspecting persons. You will also learn about measures that you can take to prevent yourself from becoming the victim of a social engineer.


Language: German, English, French, Italian
Duration: 8-12 minutes
Format: SCORM or via our Learning Center
Customizable to the company: Yes, for example, guidelines, terms, colors, font, logo, contact data and linked documents.

Learning goals:

• You will know the risks of social engineering and will be able to list them
• You understand how a social engineer operates and will be able to describe this approach
• You will be able to apply the measures to protect against social engineering

Learning content:

• Risks
• Scenarios - Multi-part, interactive short story
• Methods of social engineering
• Interactive exercises
• Quiz
• Conclusion

Number of lessons:


Target group:

All employees in your company, especially if they are in contact with sensitive data such as finance, HR or management data.

Additional documents:

Information sheet, animated film, poster, e-mail and intranet information.

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