2017 proved to be a huge year for Social-Engineer. Complete with two SE Capture the Flags. This means our report this year is compiled from data from both of the SECTF’s. Download a copy of the report now and sign up for a free webinar.
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Lots of questions have been coming in regards our DerbyCon Contest to be held at our Social-Engineer, Inc. sponsor booth. So let me take a few moments to answer the questions and outline the competition. We wanted to have something fun, challenging and also unique. Chris reached out to the National Institute of Polygraph Examiners and […]
Social-Engineer.org today announced the release of the Social Engineer Capture the Flag Report, collecting data from the fifth Social Engineer Capture the Flag (SECTF) contest, held at DEF CON 21. During one of the most prominent and popular annual events at DEF CON, a pool of 10 men and 10 women, from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, […]
The Social-Engineer Capture the Flag has been a staple of DEF CON for 5 years. For 5 years we have looked for a woman to challenge the men. We have found her – enter Lilly. She came down upon the SECTF with a vengance and not only won, but won by over 200+ points. August 12 […]
With all of the buzz and excitement we thought we would take a few moments to answer some really pertinent questions about the SECTF.
A social engineer is someone who hacks people like hackers hack computers. Any child who has talked his parents into buying him his third Milky Way from the candy aisle is a social engineer like Frank Abagnale, Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio’s character from Catch Me If You Can.
Besides some awesome luck, I exploited the laziness of the overworked public employee.
This years Social-Engineer Capture the Flag at Defcon 20 was a momentous event for us and the community as a whole.