In This Issue: “Back to School Security.” There are plenty of reasons why students would be targeted for social engineering attacks. At Social-Engineer.org, back to school means refreshing security awareness for students.
In This Issue: “Don’t Make THAT Face!” Mastering Nonverbal SE.” Some researchers claim that up to 80% of what we say is communicated nonverbally. Best-selling author and security expert, Chris Hadnagy, explains what this means for the field of professional social engineering.
In This Issue: “A Time to Get Your SE On!” Whether you are new to DEF CON or you have been coming from the beginning, Chris Hadnagy will walk you through the new and improved SEVillage.
In This Issue: “How to Cope With the Physical and Psychological Toll of Social Engineering.” As a social engineer your job is to pretext, to be someone you’re not. Pretexting requires focus and ability to keep facts straight. What happens to the individuals involved in social engineering testing? Learn how to manage the challenges that come with professional social engineering.
In This Issue: “Spear Phishing – On the Rise and How to Protect Your Organization.” Spear phishing has become one of the most common sources of company breaches. In this newsletter we’ve outlined tree steps you can take to protect yourself and your company.
In This Issue: “Playing Well With Others: Human Interaction 101, “The Bump.” Learn about the importance of the approach, or “bump” in the development of rapport with people.
In This Issue: “Understanding the Power of Social Proof or, “How I Became Comfortable with Just Fitting In!” All of us have likely experienced influence through social proof. Because it’s such a powerful form of influence it’s a concept that we should understand thoroughly.
In This Issue: “Manufacturing Emotion: Using Emotional Connections in Elicitation.” Dr. Ekman identified 7 basic universal emotions. Each is tied to the way we react to situations and stimuli. Find out how this can be used by professional social engineers.