"There is no patch for human error.“
Industrial espionage and cybercrime has created damage that is difficult to repair. The most widely used and effective attacks are not those that take advantage of a technical flaw, but rather exploit the vulnerabilities in people. Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are in most cases delivered by means of spear phishing attacks. To prepare employees for these attacks and successfully thwart them, Social engineering has to be performed as part of a penetration test, followed by Social Engineering Awareness training.