Towards an Ontological Model Defining the Social Engineering Domain

Towards an Ontological Model Defining the Social Engineering Domain

The human is often the weak link in the attainment of Information Security due to their susceptibility to deception and manipulation. Social Engineering refers to the exploitation of humans in order to gain unauthorised access to sensitive information.

Authors:

F. Mouton, L. Leenen, M.M. Malan and H.S. Venter

Citation:

F. Mouton, L. Leenen, M. M. Malan, H. Venter, Towards an ontological model defining the social engineering domain, in: K. Kimppa, D. Whitehouse, T. Kuusela, J. Phahlamohlaka (Eds.), ICT and Society, Vol. 431 of IFIP Advances in Information and Communicati