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Sources for Information Gathering

Sources for Information Gathering

Many different sources exist for information gathering. The following list cannot possibly cover every source out there, but it does outline the major choices you have. Gathering Information from Websites Corporate and/or personal websites can provide a bounty of information. The first thing a good social engineer will often do …

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Communication Modeling

The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. ---Joseph Priestley

Communication is the process of transferring the information from one entity to another. Communication entails the interaction between at least two agents, and can be perceived as a two-way process in which there is an exchange of information and a progression of thoughts, feelings, or ideas toward a mutually accepted …

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Protecting Data in Motion and Data At Rest

Protecting Data in Motion and Data At Rest

Data at rest is stored data that resides on a disk and/or in a file. Data in motion is data that is being transferred across a network. Each form of data requires different controls for protection, which we will discuss next. Drive and Tape Encryption Drive and tape encryption protect …

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