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.
Content tagged: Social Engineering
Social media has become a huge attack vector. Learn why social media scams such as quizzes, romance scams, and social phishing are becoming more popular and what you can do you protect yourself.
Once flagged by the FBI and the US banking industry as a potential national security threat, the Social Engineering Village (SEVillage) presents this unprecedented experience, The Human Hacking Conference, now considered a cornerstone educational event in the security industry and sought-out by America’s top corporations and law enforcement agencies. Founded 10 years ago by renowned “human hacking” expert, author, […]
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.
It has long been known that DerbyCon was one of our favorite cons. The organizers, the attendees, the family atmosphere…all of it together made Derby feel like home for the SEVillage crew. And for the past 9 years, the SEVillage has had a presence at DerbyCon. We started with just a table and graduated to […]
Like a wildfire, real estate wire fraud has devastating effects. Within minutes all that you own can be lost. In this blog, you’ll learn about the tactics criminals use and what real estate professionals and home buyers can do to protect themselves.
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.