The Social Engineering Framework

The Social Engineering Framework is a searchable information resource for people wishing to learn more about the psychological, physical and historical aspects of social engineering. Please use the index below to find a topic that interests you.

Framework Sections

Section Articles

Information Gathering

Preparation prior to any social engineering engagement is critical. It is this phase that is the most time-consuming and laborious, but can most often determine the success or failure of the engagement. The professional social engineer must be aware of all of the information-gathering tools freely available as well as the many accessible locations online that house valuable pieces of data.