Identify job postings and needs/gaps

Job postings, on either company sites, or in other forums, provide information on organizational structure and often provide contact information for someone within the organization. This may give an adversary information on people within the organization which could be valuable in social engineering attempts. [1]

ID: T1267

Tactic: People Information Gathering

Version: 1.0

Similar Techniques by Tactic

TacticTechnique
Technical Information GatheringIdentify job postings and needs/gaps
Organizational Information GatheringIdentify job postings and needs/gaps

Detection

Detectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No

Explanation: Public source external to the defender's organization.

Difficulty for the Adversary

Easy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes

Explanation: Very public by design.

References

  1. Jay D. Krasnow. (2000, October). The Competitive Intelligence and National Security Threat from Website Job Listings. Retrieved March 16, 2017.