Advances in hardware, software, and firewalls make it harder than ever to penetrate your company. Why spend time trying to knock that wall down? Taking the path of least resistance is human nature. We will opt for the easiest way with the same end result. Social engineering techniques revolve around your employees, and I don’t have to penetrate a firewall, hardware, software, etc. to get what I want. The path of least resistance. When employees can recognize social engineering they become a company’s strongest defender.