In This Issue: “What is Your Favorite OSINT Tool?” Ryan MacDougall, an OSINT trainer and speaker on the topic, answers how and when to choose and use tools for an investigation.
The Social-Engineer Newsletter
The Social-Engineer Newsletter is a monthly journal that covers the physical, psychological or physiological principles of social engineering that apply to everyday life. Subscribe to receive the newsletter via email on the FIRST MONDAY of each month; or browse our newsletter archives below.
In This Issue: “Hey Alexa, What’s a Phone Book?” On average there are more than seven million IoT devices alive in homes every day. Staying ahead of attackers and securing your IoT devices may seem overwhelming. However, securing your devices doesn’t have to be difficult. In this newsletter we provide security tips so you can keep yourself safe from the threats posed by using these devices.
In This Issue: “Ethical Hackers: Filling a Vital Role in Society.” What comes to your mind when you hear the word “hackers” or “hacking?” Do you picture faceless people in hoodies, wreaking havoc on government, business and healthcare systems? The November SENewsletter, will introduce you to another type of hacker. Security-focused professionals, women and men who consider themselves “white hat” or “ethical hackers.” They’re the good gals and guys working to protect private and public entities.
In This Issue: “Romance Scams: Stealing Hearts & Money.” Romance scams rank #1 in total consumer fraud losses affecting Americans. In this Newsletter we explore the history of online relationships and provide tips to keep you safe from scammers.
In This Issue: “Back to School: Education Through Security.” With data breaches happening almost every day and the dangers that lurk online, back to school season can be overwhelming. Protecting ourselves and our children needs to be a priority.
In This Issue: “Criminals Target Our Emotions.” The Infosec community gained important perspectives from the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Of the 2,013 confirmed breaches, 33% included social attacks. For each statistic, there is a person and a story. In this month’s newsletter, our goal is to shine a spotlight on the victims of social attacks.
In This Issue: “SE Village — 10 Years in Review.” The SEVillage is the epicenter for all things social engineering. On this 10 year anniversary we review everything that has been accomplished.
In This Issue: “Charity Scams are Real – How Low Will They Go to Exploit a Tragedy?” Find out how cyber criminals monetize tragedy and exploit human emotions.