social engineer
noun see social engineering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Social engineer — [http://www.ideasinhistory.org/cms/index.php?page=a knower and friend of human beings oldaos ] The term sociale ingenieurs was introduced in an essay by the Dutch industrialist J.C. Van Marken in 1894. The idea was that modern employers needed… …   Wikipedia

  • Social Engineer — Dieser Artikel behandelt Social Engineering im Umfeld der Computersicherheit. Gleichnamige Anstrengungen zur Umformung menschlicher Gesellschaften werden im Artikel Sozialkonstruktion erläutert. Social Engineering [ˈsəʊʃl̩ ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪəɹɪŋ] (engl.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Social Engineering (Sicherheit) — Social Engineering [ˈsəʊʃl̩ ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪəɹɪŋ] (engl. eigentlich „angewandte Sozialwissenschaft“, auch „soziale Manipulation“) nennt man zwischenmenschliche Beeinflussungen mit dem Ziel, unberechtigt an Daten oder Dinge zu gelangen. Social Engineers… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Social engineering — may refer to:* Social engineering (political science), efforts to influence popular societies on a large scale. * Social engineering (security), the practice of obtaining confidential information by manipulating users. * Social Engineering… …   Wikipedia

  • social engineering — social engineer. the application of the findings of social science to the solution of actual social problems. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • social engineering — n. the application of methods regarded as similar to engineering techniques in their emphasis on practicality, efficiency, and moral neutrality in an effort to solve a social problem or improve the condition of society social engineer n …   English World dictionary

  • engineer — 1. (engineer) (1403↑, 259↓) A [kick ass] uber genius with godly math and science abilities, the training for wich being at the expence of those abilities for spelling and talking to members of the opposite sex. You know that you re an engineer if …   Urban English dictionary

  • Social Hacking — Dieser Artikel behandelt Social Engineering im Umfeld der Computersicherheit. Gleichnamige Anstrengungen zur Umformung menschlicher Gesellschaften werden im Artikel Sozialkonstruktion erläutert. Social Engineering [ˈsəʊʃl̩ ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪəɹɪŋ] (engl.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • social engineering — noun : management of human beings with respect to their place and function in society : applied social science * * * noun [noncount] formal : the practice of making laws or using other methods to influence public opinion and solve social problems …   Useful english dictionary

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