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Definition Edit

Under a social access cyberattack,

[a]n intruder can gain access by taking advantage of existing trust relationships between people — one is usually more likely to trust the intentions of a known and/or friendly party than an unknown one.[1]

References Edit

  1. At the Nexus of Cybersecurity and Public Policy: Some Basic Concepts and Issues, at 43.

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