This class is eligible for 4 CPE credits from ASIS.
What is social engineering? More importantly, how does one fall for the tricks these social engineers employ towards their intended victims? Believe it or not – many victims are highly educated individuals such as attorneys, physicians and even law enforcement officers. Come explore the world of social engineering and learn about what steps you and your critical infrastructure organization can take to avoid being duped by social engineering. During the course of three hours, attendees will first experience a discussion surrounding the motives and some techniques used for Social Engineering, from both the technological and psychological perspectives. This segment is rooted in psychological concepts but also employs the intersection with technology. The second hour will be an in-depth analysis of some phishing attacks from a more technical perspective.
The final hour will be reserved for a panel and Q&A session. This class will contain various modules/topics, including:
• What is social engineering?
• Motives used for Social Engineering
• Techniques used for Social Engineering
• Countering a social engineering campaign
• Social engineering case studies
• Best practices and awareness campaigns
CTWatch SME is an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), Social Engineering, and investigations expert specializing in assessing public information for evaluating external risks, finding missing persons, threat modeling, and operations security. The SME possess several cybersecurity industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and GIAC Certified Incident Handle.
Who Can Attend:
Open to anyone.
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Resource (CIKR) Partners, InfraGard members, Telecommunication Operators, Crime Analysts, Criminal Intelligence Analysts and Fusion Center partners and law enforcement.