Chris tells us all about the Defcon CTF his team has
We discuss the role human nature plays in social engineering,
or "Why the bad guys always win"
Chris gives us his tips for making it harder for social
Michael and Chris talk metrics and measuring "getting
Chris Hadnagy( @HumanHacker ) - Chris Hadnagy (author of
Social-Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking and Unmasking the
Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security) is a speaker,
teacher, pentester, and recognized expert in the field of social
engineering and security.
Chris Hadnagy is the President and CEO of Social-Engineer, Inc. He
has spent the last 16 years in security and technology,
specializing in understanding the ways in which malicious attackers
are able to exploit human weaknesses to obtain access to
information and resources through manipulation and deceit.
Chris is a graduate of Dr. Paul Ekman’s courses in
Microexpressions, having passed the certification requirements with
an “Expert Level” grade. He also has significant experience in
training and educating students in non-verbal communications. He
hold certifications as an Offensive Security Certified Professional
(OSCP) and an Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP).
Finally, Chris has launched a line of professional social
engineering training and penetration testing services at
Social-Engineer.Com. His goal is to assist companies in remaining
secure by educating them on the methods used by malicious
attackers. He accomplishes this by analyzing, studying, dissecting,
then performing the very same attacks used during some of the most
recent incidents (i.e. Sony, HB Gary, LockHeed Martin, Target,
etc), Chris is able to help companies understand their
vulnerabilities, mitigate issues, and maintain appropriate levels
of education and security.
Chris has developed one of the web’s most successful security
podcasts, The Social-Engineer.Org Podcast, and the equally-popular
SEORG Newsletter. Over the years, both have become a staple in most
serious security practices and are used by Fortune 500 companies
around the world to educate their staff.
You can find Chris's articles for local, national, and
international publications and journals, including Pentest Mag,
EthicalHacker.net, and local and national Business Journals.
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