Think you're secure? Think again

Friday, 29 September 2006, 4:40 PM EST

If security is a people, process and technology problem, the weakest link in the chain are the people, which explains why social engineering attacks are on the rise, says Kevin Mitnick.

Mitnick, a security consultant who was once imprisoned for five years for stealing source code, paints a disturbing picture of how easy it is to use social engineering to bypass expensive security systems.

At Network World.

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