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Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2011

    Wow

    This was an extraordinary book!

    Locke

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2005

    Amazing Book

    This book is undoubtably a good read. It kept my intrest the whole way through. I am a social engineer but i wanted to learn more about this subject so i picked up this book and my skills improved alot. I only use my social engineering skills for talking my way out of on into things i dont think its worth the risk of diong some of the things in this book. SO DONT ATTEMPT ANY THING U READ IN THIS BOOK!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2005

    Is it worth it?

    This book is easily one of the greatest books that I have read to date and would recommend any book written by the great coder and computer enthusiast Kevin Mitnick. If you want a book that not only tells of the attack side of a computer intrusion, but also the tracking side, then this book is the one for you. I also strongly recommend that big companies have all employees that work with sensitive data to read this book to protect against social engineering.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2005

    Amazing!

    Never in my life have books kept my attention, but I must say this book is truly amazing! I love the wording and the storys that are used. I have learned so much from Kevin.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2002

    Packed with Knowledge!

    In The Art of Deception, Kevin D. Mitnick, a corporate security consultant who was once arrested for computer hacking, has written a fascinating book about how to control security lapses due to the ¿human element.¿ With writer William L. Simon, he describes how con artists use social engineering to gain information by lying to pass themselves off as insiders. By being sensitive to human behavior and taking advantage of trust, they learn to bypass your security systems. The book teaches you how to ward off such threats and educate employees. Yet, problematically, this information could also help con artists be more sophisticated. In any case, this highly informative, engaging book includes sample conversations that open the door to information, along with tips about how various cons are used and what to do about them. We from getAbstract recommend this book to corporate officers, information managers, human resource directors and security personnel, but don¿t tell anybody.

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