Ryan MacDougall, Chief Operating Officer for Social-Engineer, LLC, and OSINT trainer and speaker, 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.
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.
The November Newsletter will introduce you to security-focused professionals, women and men who are “white hat” or “ethical hackers.” They’re the good gals and guys working to protect private and public entities.
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: “The CEO/BEC Scam: How Criminals Target Emotions”. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) 33% of confirmed data breaches were the result of social attacks. For each statistic, there is a person and a story. Our goal this month is to shine a spotlight on the mental and emotional distress victims of social attacks experience.
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.