Personnel internally to a company may belong to a group or maintain a role with electronic specialized access, authorities, or privilege that make them an attractive target for an adversary. One example of this is a system administrator. 
Tactic: People Information Gathering
DetectionDetectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No
Explanation: Searching publicly available sources that cannot be monitored by a defender.
Difficulty for the AdversaryEasy for the Adversary (Yes/No): No
Explanation: Requires an adversary to undergo an intensive research process. It is resource intensive or requires special data access. May be easier for certain specialty use cases.
- Rotem Kerner. (2015, October). RECONNAISSANCE: A Walkthrough of the “APT” Intelligence Gathering Process. Retrieved March 1, 2017.