In This Issue: “Social Engineer Your Life: Vishing, Phishing, and Impersonation Advice for Daily Use.” How can we gauge the ethics of using social engineering outside of a work environment? Cat Murdock explores this topic!
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: “What Has Happened with Social Engineering in the Last 8 Years?” Why is there such an increase in social engineering attacks? Chris Hadnagy answers these questions and more!
In This Issue: “The Emotional Line of Defense.” Human emotions are the critical security element technology cannot solve. Whether it’s fear, curiosity, or a sense of urgency. As security awareness professionals, we must take this into consideration.
In This Issue: “October Had Some Large Cyber Security Incidents.” October 2017 revealed two major cyber security issues. We’re breaking these two incidents down to learn what we can do to stay safe and unaffected.
In This Issue: “Operations Security – Hips don’t lie, and neither do loose lips.” In this Newsletter, find out how OPSEC can help protect you from social engineering attacks.
In This Issue: “Are You Being Skimmed?” A Google News search revealed over 1700 articles about skimmers in the past thirty days, and there are probably thousands out there that haven’t been discovered yet. Find out how thieves are retrieving the data and how you can protect yourself.
In This Issue: “Lessons from Disasters to Improve Security.” Most of you have heard of the fight-or-flight response. Recently, behavioral scientists have updated this theory to include a third option, which is to freeze. In this newsletter find out how knowing this can improve security training and awareness.
In This Issue: “The Weaponizing of Social Media.” Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the trust we have in social media sites and have been using them to gain access to corporate and government networks. In this issue find out how attackers use social media as a weapon and what you can do to protect yourself.