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"Socially engineering" your way into a building is one of the easiest ways breaking into a company's computer system, said Pick, vice president of product strategy at Pentasafe Security Technologies Inc. in Houston.
"We would show up 7:30 Monday morning in coveralls with a tool satchel and a white board," Pick said. "We'd tell the receptionist we were there to hang the white board in conference room. We looked like we were the right people to do that job."
Then, Pick said, he would set up a laptop, plug into the system and walk away with "the keys to the kingdom."
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