Social-Engineer had an amazing DerbyCon. Our largest OSINT class ever sold out in 12 seconds! The SEVillage was amazing too. Get the scoop on the SECTF, Polygraph, Mission SE Impossible and Ethics and more!
The Social-Engineer Blog
The Social-Engineer Blog is an informational post that is designed to keep our readers up-to-date with current SE news involving relevant science, research, and studies. It also reports on SE attacks with tips on staying safe, as well as funny stories that are related to SE.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is collecting personally identifiable information (PII) in massive quantities. It’s time to get properly educated and prepared to handle the new reality of increasingly ubiquitous IoT and digitally stored PII.
This was the SEVillage’s biggest (and arguably best) year yet. Get the wrap up and find out everything that happened in the SEVillage at DEF CON 26.
Will you become the next cryptocurrency millionaire? After all, if an 11-year-old can do it, how difficult can it be? For thousands of people in northwestern China their opportunity had arrived, or so they thought, in a new cryptocurrency called ‘Datang Coin.’
Data brokers view you as a commodity. You are being packaged and sold. Find out what data brokers are, what they collect, and how they get it.
The competitions are prepared, the swag art is ready, the targets have been chosen, and the SECTF contestants are locked and loaded. Find out what can you expect at the SEVillage this year.
Identity fraud reached a record high in 2017 with 16.7 million U.S. victims and $16.8 billion dollars stolen. Find out what can you do to safeguard your PII in 2018.
In the current information age, it may be difficult to determine what information is real. Social engineering awareness training often promotes critical thinking as the go-to form of defense against these threats.