Phishy Business: How To Social Engineer Your End Users Into More Secure Behavior
As a US Air Force officer, Michele's assignments included the USAF Academy, where she was a National Board Certified Counselor, Assistant Professor, and the Executive Officer in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. Upon separating from the Air Force, Michele went on to hold positions with a research and software development firm in support of the US Air Force Research Laboratory as well as an information security firm, conducting National Security Agency appraisals and Certification and Accreditation for federal government information systems. She also returned to the USAF Academy, once again in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, as a civilian instructor.
At Social-Engineer, LLC, Michele is a senior penetration tester and trainer with professional expertise in all facets of social engineering vectors, assessments, and research. A remarkable writer, she is also the talent behind many of the written products of Social-Engineer, LLC, including numerous reports and assessments, blog posts, and the Social-Engineer Newsletters. Michele is also the co-author of the very popular book, Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails.
Michele is an often-requested trainer and speaker on various technical and behavioral subjects for law enforcement, the intelligence community, and the private sector in venues including the Black Hat Briefings, RSA, Techno Security, SC Congress, and the Advanced Practical Social Engineering training course.
Michele has her Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Engineering from the US Air Force Academy and her Master of Science in Counseling from Auburn University. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Chris established the world’s first social engineering penetration testing framework at www.social- engineer.org, providing an invaluable repository of information for security professionals and enthusiasts. That site grew into a dynamic web resource including a podcast and newsletter, which have become staples in the security industry and are referenced by large organizations around the world. Chris also created the first hands-on social engineering training course and certification, Advanced Practical Social Engineering, attended by law enforcement, military, and private sector professionals.
Attackers convince your end users to do things all the time; why can’t you? While social engineers regularly trick users into clicking on phishing messages, security pros often have trouble getting users to NOT click on phishing messages. Clearly the attackers know something you don’t.
In this webinar, learn some of the social engineers’ tricks of the trade and how to use them to improve the effectiveness of your security awareness program, ethically and responsibly. It’s fun to phish your users!