The Social-Engineer Polygraph Challenge

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Lots of questions have been coming in regards our DerbyCon Contest to be held at our Social-Engineer, Inc. sponsor booth.  So let me take a few moments to answer the questions and outline the competition.

We wanted to have something fun, challenging and also unique.  Chris reached out to the National Institute of Polygraph Examiners and spoke to their president.  After getting through a few formalities and explaining his crazy idea, he was given the names of a few examiners.

Finally we found one that was really cool and wanted to give this idea a try.  On Saturday at DerbyCon, Patrick the Polygraph Examiner is coming in to run the first ever official “Social-Engineer” Polygraph Challenge.

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DerbyCon 4.0 & Social-Engineer

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Social-Engineer is on the road again! This time you’ll see our friendly faces popping up in Louisville, KY at DerbyCon, 24-28 September. In true SEORG style, we’ll be hitting the ground at 150 mph leaving secret decoder rings and lock picks in our wake. You’ll have plenty of chances to say hello to Chris and meet Continue Reading >

DEF CON 22: The SEVillage 2.0

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The sweat has finally dried and we are back to the normal swing of things here at Social-Engineer. I scoff at my own ridiculous self as I write that sentence and say, “What is normal?” But never-the-less, we wanted to give you a small glimpse of the craziness that was DEF CON 22 and the Continue Reading >

Winning the SECTF – DEF CON 22

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As written by Stephanie Carruthers The Social Engineering Capture The Flag (SECTF) is a competition that is held at DEF CON. The competition is comprised of two parts, an information gathering phase and live call phase. A target company is randomly assigned and the information gathering stage begins with research of the company (by only using Continue Reading >