Social Engineering is an approach to gain access to information through misrepresentation. It is the conscious manipulation of people to obtain information without their realizing that a security breach is occurring. It may take the form of impersonation via telephone or in person and through email. Some emails entice the recipient into opening an attachment that activates a virus.
IT Security ensures that an organization's material and software resources are used only for their intended purposes. At ITD, security is a part of everything we do.