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December 9, 2019
Welcome to another episode of The Social-Engineer Podcast! Host, Christopher Hadnagy, interviews Christopher Dwyer, on this 124th episode. Dr. Dwyer is a psychologist who has been researching critical thinking and cognitive energy throughout his career, including what it means to be a critical thinker. He started his PhD by researching argument mapping, focusing on the structure of arguments and the effect of it on memory performance.
November 23, 2019
Chris sits down with Dr. Eva Krackow to discuss decision-making. Eva is an assistant professor in psychology at the University of Leicester. Eva talks about a game that was developed to research the difference in an individual’s behavior based on the motive of the game, and how subtle framing can influence an individual’s behavior. Framing is a way to present an idea or concept to an individual to achieve desired results. Follow The Social-Engineer Podcast on Twitter @humanhacker
October 27, 2019
Chris Hadnagy interviews Anne-Maartje Oud, chairperson and owner of The Behaviour Company, about how she found the inspiration and drive to kick start her own company dedicated to research about human behavior, how she deals with common behavioral problems, some insights on her cultural background and its impact on her career and the people around her. Episode ends with a bonus interview with Dov Baron about his session at the Human Hacking Conference in Orlando in Feb 2020.
September 10, 2019
On This Episode We Discuss: Why do we do anything? The next project Joe is working on SEVillage Orlando 2020 preview and what Joe’s talk will be about Joe coming to the country, not knowing any English, and how this shaped his reliance on non-verbals The leadership most of us will encounter and how personal this typically is The most important attribute any leader must have The importance of treating people humanely Ego and how it can harm you Joe’s book recommendation
August 19, 2019
On This Episode We Discuss: Robin’s book Sizing People Up Why trust is ultimately what matters Why you need to make every statement about the other person Why we always act in our best interest and understanding what that means for others How you can use social engineering in real-life social situations (And how to mitigate manipulation) Techniques for building rapport Taking time to figure out people’s strengths and top 3 priorities of people you’re working with So much more
July 8, 2019
Our Guest Stephanie Paul On This Episode We Discuss: Who Stephanie is and what she does How Stephanie produced, cast, and directed the launch of the Calvin Klein CK1 Fragrance in New Zealand at age 21 Stephanie’s acting role in the film Iron Sky How Stephanie started her company by accident Emotional intelligence Why laughter is the most contagious biological behavior we have Stephanie’s workshop in February of 2020 and why you NEED to come SO MUCH MORE
June 10, 2019
Dr. Jessica Barker runs a cyber security consultancy and, with a background in sociology, specializes in the human side of cyber security. She is especially interested in attitudes and behaviors in relation to cyber security, and her work is focused on communication, awareness, behavior and culture. On this episode we discuss things like: How can we make info sec more human centric? Why are we failing so much? Should shame and fear be used in training? And so much more.
May 6, 2019
IChris Voss is an author, and professor. His is also a former FBI hostage negotiator, the CEO of The Black Swan Group Ltd, and co-author of the book, Never Split the Difference. Chris discusses: What are negotiation skills? How are they useful in every day life What is tactical empathy What is a black swan? Can you really use these skills to save lives? So much more!!
April 8, 2019
Gregg Henriques is a psychologist and professor with expertise in depression, suicide and personality disorders. He developed a new theoretical system for psychology and joins us today to share it with us. As we discuss his theory we will talk about: His new theory of psychology The 4 interlocking peices and how we can apply them in every day life How to build a C.A.L.M Narrator So much more.... You can find out more about Gregg on his website: greghenriques.com
March 11, 2019
Chase Hughes is an ex-military Chief that wanted to learn how to better the study of influence. He wanted to see if he could teach anyone to use these skills fast and with precision. Join us this month as we discuss this very topic with Chase and try to answer: Can we train people in influence like we train animals? Can we control our own minds to condition ourselves to not be influenced? Can we change how we react to fear, anger or other emotions?
February 11, 2019
Whitney Merrill is a privacy attorney, worked with the EFF and runs the Crypto and runs the Crypto Privacy Village at DEF CON. (See a pattern yet?) This month we have a very fun and lighthearted chat with Whitney about things like: Is it possible to remain private today? Is it possible to be safe and date online? How dangerous is OSINT? And so much more
January 14, 2019
Join us with our guest Clint Watts as we ask questions about: Misinformation campaigns and their success. How is misinformation used? Why is it so powerful? How can we be safe from falling victim? So much more Clint can be followed on his Twitter Account @selectedwisdom  and on https://www.fpri.org/contributor/clint-watts/
December 10, 2018
Joe Navarro immigrated to American not knowing any English. How did this mold and shape him to become one of the most well known FBI agents and now one of the world's leading expert's in body language? Join us in this discussion to find out: Why did he write this book? We will see more of him before another 8 years? How has nonverbal reading changed his life? Can you really learn these skills? Did Cat's youth really make her doubt Joe's stories? And so much more....
November 12, 2018
Did you know that Walmart sells smoothies? Well we didn't either (and we still don't think they do), but this smooth talking Brit will have all of you driving to your local walmart ordering a Crypto AI Blockchain smoothie from Walmart before you are done listening. Nick Furneaux, lord of all OSINT and new author about crypto currency sheds light on exactly how crypto and social engineering collide. This is one podcast you will certainly enjoy, whilst laughing all the way to smoothie land.
October 8, 2018
So many times we get asked how can you become a professional social engineer. This month we talk to two amazing women who where never in the industry, took a huge risk and it paid off. These two wonderful personify doing things ethically, honestly and with empathy. They are an amazing example to our community and we had a great opportunity to talk.
September 10, 2018
I sense there is something important in your life? Something that you will be listening to shortly that will change the way you view... everything. Ian Rowland is a renowned expert into cold reading. In his book, "The Full Facts Book of Cold Reading", Ian explains exactly how cold reading works. Despite being told exactly how this trickery works, notice how he still reads Cat during our podcast.
August 13, 2018
It might not come as a shock to you that we here at SEORG love Neil Fallon and Clutch. Having Neil out at DEF CON was an amazing experience.  After 4 long days at DEF CON we hosted our annual live podcast for Episode 108. Join us as: Neil fixes Chris' technical issues. We discuss ways to improve the SEVillage We talk about professional SE work  and we suffer through our final sleep deprived moments in Vegas.... You can follow Neil on Twitter at: @npfallon
July 9, 2018
Paolo Gaudiano has more than 25 years of interdisciplinary research, teaching, entrepreneurship, consulting, public speaking and writing experience. He recently embarked on a mission to use everything he has learned to revolutionize the way people think about Diversity & Inclusion, and what they do about it.  Today we discuss: What are biases How are they used? Are they positive or negative? How can a social engineer use biases?
June 11, 2018
Join us as we have a fascinating conversation with Amy Herman about: Biases - are they useful? How can we recognize biases and they use them? What does it mean to be the dog? What does it mean to be the wolf? Can you ride a dolphin, wolf hybrid through the ocean? so much more... Amy can be found on her website: www.visualintelligencebook.com or on Twitter at @AmyHermanAOP
May 14, 2018
Jordan Harbinger, formally from the Art of Charm, now hosts a new show called - The Jordan Harbinger Show. As a long time friend of the SEPodcast we wanted to discuss how Jordan restarted his life after parting ways with AOC. Instead our conversation took a very interesting turn and we discussed some fascinating topics: How does who you know affect your abilities to advance? How do you keep and maintain useful relationships? Does what you know really add value? So much more...
April 9, 2018
How important is fitting into a tribe? Can you create a new tribe? If you do, will you be all alone? This month's guest, the fascinating Dov Baron, explores these questions and more. You can find Dov on his website at: http://FullMontyLeadership.com You can buy his book, Fiercely Loyal on Amazon
March 12, 2018
Michael Bazzell spent 18 years as a government computer crime investigator. During the majority of that time, he was assigned to the FBI's Cyber Crimes Task Force where he focused on open source intelligence, hacking cases, and personal data removal methods. This month Michael talks about: Some actionable OSINT tips you can use now! His new book that you must read Tips on parenting, that we doubt you will want to follow His VM operating system
February 12, 2018
JJ Green just wants to share the story. With over 25 years of journalistic travel into 51 countries he has witnessed conflicts, disasters and political struggles that have shaped our world today. Join the Panel this month of: humanhacker, hackingdave, vlkyri, catmurd0ck as we talk about this and a whole lot more. You can follow JJ at @jgreenwtop or @natsec09 JJ recommends a book that is right up our alley: American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent by Tamer Elnoury
January 8, 2018
Eric TaylorEric Taylor, aka CosmoTheGod, formerly of UGNazi has been caught arrested and now reforming his past ways turn his skills to the good. Join us as we talk to Eric about: How did you stop the Kansas City Swatter? How did you get into hacking and social engineering? How did you reform? What are you going to do to stay on the side of right? What are you going to do now? You can find Eric on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CosmoTheGod
December 11, 2017
Lucky Yates is an actor and writer, known for Archer (2009), The American Shame (2001) and American Dirtbags (2015). Lucky is a hilarious guest that entertained us and we got to discuss some really interesting topics: What is a war ape and a sky robot? How do you act when you can't see your co-actors? Are nonverbals still important? Is Dave a Jerk? How does Lucky feel about Bruce Hornsby? Come and laugh with us on this very special podcast - Our 100th episode!
November 13, 2017
Robin's first book changed many of us and our ability to build rapport. But how do you make those skills advanced? That is what Robin covers in his new book. Join us as we discuss: How do you use trust after rapport? Why is trust so important to building relationships? What's next for Robin? Does he like Bruce Hornsby? (hint, no) So much more Follow Robin on his twitter at: https://twitter.com/rdreeke or on his website: http://www.peopleformula.com/
September 11, 2017
Dan McGinn is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review and the author of "Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed." He discusses: How Does Psyching yourself help help? Tips and Tricks for mental motivation How to use these as a social engineer and most importantly, Is Bruce Hornsby really motivational?
August 14, 2017
Tim Larkin joined us LIVE at DEF CON 25 to be part of the SEPodcast Crew and discuss the importance of situational awareness. Tim has an extensive background in working with people all over the globe in helping them stay safe.
July 10, 2017
Emily Brandwin may be one of the funniest guests we have had on the show. She is an ex-CIA agent, ex-Stand up comic, present day comedy writer. No, we are serious. You will enjoy this conversation where: We find out how a haiku landed her in the CIA? Why did she even apply in the first place? Pretexting, pretexting and more pretexting - top tips from a spy Does Chris really own a cat suit? Can he truly speak pirate? There is just so much more....
June 12, 2017
Join us this month with our long time friend, Jordan Harbinger. Jordan comes back to the SEPodcast to discuss a few important topics with us: How is marriage treating him? How has The Art of Charm changed over the years? How did he even start The Art of Charm? Was he really a lawyer? Other cool stories.... You can follow Jordan on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/theartofcharm or hit his website up at https://theartofcharm.com/.
May 8, 2017
Jayson E. Street is an author of “Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network” from Syngress and creator of dissectingthehack.com. He has also spoken at DEFCON, DerbyCon, UCON and at several other ‘CONs and colleges on a variety of Information Security subjects. His life story can be found on Google under “Jayson E. Street.” He is a highly carbonated speaker who has partaken of Pizza from Beijing to Brazil.
April 9, 2017
Michael Bazzell spent 18 years as a government computer crime investigator. During the majority of that time, he was assigned to the FBI’s Cyber Crimes Task Force where he focused on computer crime investigations and OSINT. He has trained thousands of individuals in the use of his investigative techniques. He also served as the technical advisor for the television hacker drama "Mr. Robot". Michael's brand new VM for OSINT-ers - Buscador Tips to dig even deeper for OSINT And so much more
March 12, 2017
A microbiologist turned producer, Whitney has produced commercials, pilots, feature films, and internet series for major corporations including SyFy, Verizon, The Travel Channel, Comedy Central, Machinima, and CBS. She was a member of the Academy Award winning art team on The Amazing Race, and wore several hats during production for The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Emma Approved, both recipients of an Emmy for Original Interactive Programming.
February 13, 2017
The single most asked question is "What do I need to do to be a professional social engineer?" Folks who had almost no SE experience before working with SECOM and now lead the market in all things SE. Enjoy our new format while we talk about these topics: Why is vishing so hard? How can you become a master phisherman? Pro-tips on SE Red Teaming? The team's favorite books? What Laurie would sound like if she was a 12 year boy? Why does Kaz not understand Twitter?
January 9, 2017
Our guest, Dr. Brad Sagarin, professor of psychology at Northern Illinois university has studied and researched about how to combat the negative side of influence. We have a very lively discussion (yes, Dave is at this one) about: What is influence? Can you really defend against it? How do you know if you are being influenced? And so much more... Get more info about Brad at his site: http://sagarin.socialpsychology.org
December 12, 2016
aul Asadorian from Security Weekly, http://securityweekly.com/, joins us to discuss some pretty important topics. Things like: What is up with Apple and the new CrapBook? Why does Dave plays Hornsby so much? Will SE be a huge vector in 2017? What are the major security concerns coming up in the near future? What about IoT? So much more.... As usual, it is a lively, spirited and fun chat with the SE Crew!
November 14, 2016
Author, teacher, researcher and psychologist - Dr. Pennebaker is one interesting man. He has not only performed some fascinated research but he built tools around his research and then released them free to the world. This podcast we have a chance to ask the Doc things like: Can we really learn to profile people based on how they use pronouns? Are tools needed or can a human learn it? Is it good or bad to use the word "we" a lot? Will you really listen to Bruce Hornsby?
October 10, 2016
This month we get a chance to talk to Bob (He wouldn't let us call him Dr. Cialdini) about: How he got started in his career path? Was he really about to enter pro baseball? What does he think the difference between influence and manipulation is? Can 5 words really change your message?
September 11, 2016
Over the past 15 years, she has been researching the human-centred aspects of security, privacy, identity and trust. Angela discusses some fascinating topics with us based on research she has done into things like: Analyzing employee behaviors for security environments... The use of positive reinforcement over shame and fear.... How to make usable security... How to enforce security policies.... And how all this fits into her being a psychologist?
August 10, 2016
The annual live podcast from DEF CON was an amazing show this year. Michele gets bio hacked live, Chris almost passes out and the crowd wonders where is the SE in the SEPodcast gone?
July 11, 2016
Amy Herman, JD, MA, designed, developed and conducts all sessions of the The Art of Perception. In addition to be an author of an amazing book, "Visual Intelligence." She joins us this month for one of the best SEPodcast's ever. We will discuss: What is perception? How can you learn to be more observant? What are the words you might want to avoid using? What can you do if you use one of these words? What fields need help with observation?
June 12, 2016
You have heard us talk about social engineering in every light possible as an attacker, now we invited two guests, experts in disinformation and and playing Internet hide and seek to help us see if we can use SE to HIDE from anyone. Check out Michael at his site: https://inteltechniques.com/ and Check out Michael's and Justin's books at: https://inteltechniques.com/amazon.html
May 9, 2016
Frank McAndrew is the Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox College. He is a social psychologist with interests in environmental and evolutionary psychology, and his research is guided by the simple desire to understand the psychology of everyday life. He is currently studying gossip, aggression, internet behavior, and paranormal experiences. You can find out more about the Doc on his personal page at: http://www.frankmcandrew.com/ where you can find his research papers and other work too!
April 10, 2016
Kevin Roose is a business and technology writer for New York magazine and the Daily Intelligencer blog. He has written several books too. In 2015, Kevin asked Chris and his team of expert social engineers to hack him. There was no restrictions - phishing, vishing, impersonation and a complete d0x were all on the table. If haven't seen the outcome you can view in on the YouTube Video that already has over 2 million views.
March 14, 2016
What would you do if you were in a car accident that lowered your IQ and then had doctors basically tell you to throw in the towel? Would you listen or would you fake it till you make and stay present? Find out what the truly inspirational Amy Cuddy did. March 14, 2016
February 8, 2016
Join us for another amazing episode with one of our favorite guests Robin Dreeke. He helps us with: Building on the 10 steps to rapport How do we apply the 5 steps to trust? Can this really make you more zen? What is the name of his new book? What is this? We are HORNSBY FREE!! Follow Robin on Twitter or visit his website www.peopleformula.com
January 11, 2016
Ok so if you haven't heard of Clutch you just have been living under a rock... but if you have come out to listen to this podcast today is your special day... Meet Neil Fallon, leader singer, poet and scotch lover... oh yah and chances are if you go to one of his shows you are getting watched! Jan 11, 2016
December 14, 2015
Dec 18th Star Wars debuts its Episode VII!! And while all of geekdom is getting ready, is there Social Engineering Elements to Star Wars? Join us with our guest Dr. Travis Langley, a psychologist who studies Star Wars characters for the answer! .... Dec 14, 2015
November 9, 2015
If you took 10 billion parts high energy, 10 billion parts social engineer and 10 billion parts raw awesome and blended them together, poured them in a mold and let them gel it would come out this month's guest. Brian Brushwood is all that and more..... Nov 9, 2015
October 12, 2015
Phishing is the number one security threat to organizations around the globe. Yet only a fraction of the companies that control our services, infrastructure and resources are educating their people how to combat this threat. Why? Lets discuss with Mark Chapman.... Oct 12, 2015
September 14, 2015
Another amazing year at DEF CON and the women have again dominated the SECTF. Join us with our first and second place winners, Jen and Jon, to discuss strategy and how to win.... Sept 14, 2015
August 11, 2015
R. Paul Wilson is a good friend and we have been following his work for year. This year he flies all the way to Vegas to join us for the podcast.... Aug 10, 2015
July 13, 2015
70 months is a long time, wouldn't you agree? Well after 70 months we have managed to get HD Moore on our podcast and what a treat it is for all you listeners... you won't want to miss this one.... July 13, 2015
June 8, 2015
Can you remember episode 07? Our amazing guest, Dr. Ellen Langer, is back now on episode 70! Mindfulness, the effects of it on decision making and so much more.... From Podcast 07 to Podcast 70, Dr. Langer hasn't lost a beat and she continues to impress us, entertain us and educate us how to be more thoughtful, better critical thinkers and more productive. Don't miss this one. June 08, 2015
May 11, 2015
PSYOP, or psychological operations, is a fascinating topic that we will be delving into with our guest, Jimmy Do. May 11, 2015
April 13, 2015
Did you know that the unique little errors and style you have in writing can pinpoint you like a fingerprint, even in your anonymous online posts? Join us as we discuss this exciting topic with Sadia Afroz. April 13, 2015
March 9, 2015
How important is physical security to your overall security posture? Should security people really know how to pick locks and hack elevators? Join the SEORG Podcast panel with our guest Deviant Ollam to discuss these very important topics.
February 9, 2015
Our anonymous guest joins us this month from one of the companies that was breached in the last year. He discusses what we all can learn and how to stay safe and what to do to avoid being the next headline. Feb 09, 2015
January 11, 2015
The Social Engineer Podcast crew comes back together to discuss 2015 and what we can expect to see in the world of Social Engineering and Security. Jan 12, 2015
December 8, 2014
John Mcafee has certainly been in the news over the last year or two. Now he joins the Social-Engineer Podcast crew and discusses his thoughts on social engineering and how he used it in Belize. Dec 8, 2014
November 10, 2014
Each year the SECTF at DEF CON grows in popularity and this past year was no different. Join us with the dynamic duo that won DEF CON 22's SECTF competition - The Schmooze Operators Nov 10, 2014
October 13, 2014
Jorina von Zimmermann graduated from University College London (UCL) with a Master degree in Social Cognition in 2012. A year later she started her PhD in the department of Experimental Psychology at UCL to investigate group behaviour. She joins us to talk about influence and propaganda. Oct 13, 2014
September 8, 2014
Join the SEORG Podcast crew as we are joined by Brian Krebs to discuss the most cutting edge breaches in the news today.
August 12, 2014
DEF CON 22 was an amazing year for us... 5 year anniversary, a packed house and Johnny Long... what more can we say.
July 14, 2014
Information is the life blood of the social engineer. Knowing how to obtain, locate, catalog and use all the info and their resources can be a daunting job. Our guest this month, Michael Bazzell, has made a career out of it. July 14, 2014 - See more at: http://www.social-engineer.org/podcast/ep-059-legal-stalking-scary-tales-michael-bazzell/#sthash.e5PTAVyW.dpuf
June 8, 2014
Self control is one thing we know little about, but thanks to new research we are understanding more of what it is and how we can control our self control. Join the SEPodcast crew while they chat with Dr. Inzlicht as we discuss this fascinating topic.
May 11, 2014
Join the SEORG Podcast crew and one of our favorite guests, Dr. Paul Ekman again this month to discuss his new research into mapping human emotions. In addition, his research into compassion and understanding how emotions play a role in behavior. Released May 12th
April 14, 2014
We met Calvin at RSA in San Francisco, where he amazed us with a cold reading, mind reading, environmental control illusion that made us NEED to interview him. Join us in a fascinating conversation with him. April 14th, 2014
March 10, 2014
Nonverbal communication is a pretty hot topic lately, especially with the release of Chris' newest book. This month we invite Paul Kelly, the technical editor of that book, friend and Ekman Group's main trainer to the podcast. Mar 10, 2014
February 10, 2014
White Canvas group is a small collection of social media geniuses. We are talking with their front man, Chris Dufour about how social media is being and can be engineered for the good, the bad and the ugly. Feb 10, 2014
January 13, 2014
This month the panel and crew you know and love (well we hope) is banging our heads together to discuss the topic of the RSA and the NSA. While we can't know for sure what is true or not, should we boycott the RSA Conference? Should we boycott the products sold by RSA? Is it fair that the NSA is spying on people from its own country? We may not have any great answers, but that is what we are talking about this month. Our usual banter, jokes and intelligent conversation ensue.
December 9, 2013
Join the Social-Engineer Podcast Crew with our guest, the interesting and eclectic, Richard Thieme as we discuss the very fabric of info sec and how social engineering will change in the future.
November 11, 2013
This month we talk to a conflict resolution expert that believes that any conflict can be resolved in a peaceful and positive manner. He uses affirmation and positive methods to bring out the best for all involved. Join us and our guest Joe Weston in an exciting discussion on positive framing. Nov 11, 2013
October 14, 2013
Join us as we discuss the idea of self framing with a very successful counselor who has devoted her life to helping children learn how to re-frame and cope with terrible circumstances in life. Elizabeth Tracy joins the cast of the Social-Engineer Podcast in an intruiging podcast. Oct 14, 2013
September 9, 2013
If you haven't heard of Clutch then shame on you. One of the best rock bands around. With deep lyrics, a strong family sense for the band and some of the most interesting methods for framing himself we have a great discussion with Clutch frontman, Neil Fallon.
August 12, 2013
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. We have a lively and real life talk with the winner to see how she did it.
July 7, 2013
Being a stand up comic is a hard job, and full of Social Engineering Goodness. Being a magician in Vegas is just as hard. What if you were both? Our guest Mac King is just that combination, join us for a delightful, blood filled conversation. July 8 2013
June 10, 2013
Back in the late 1960’s one teacher dared to stand up and teach children a powerful lesson in prejudice. That lesson has implications for us today. Join us as we interview world renowned teacher, Jane Elliot. June 10 2013
May 13, 2013
Negotiation skills - how closely do they mirror Social Engineering? Join us and our guest, Jenny “The Radcliffe” Radcliffe as we discuss these topics
April 9, 2013
Trust. It is the foundation that every relationship must have to succeed. Our guest Dr. Paul Zak spent many years studying trust. Join us as he answers questions like: What is trust? What chemical creates trust? How can you make someone ooze with that chemical? Do synthetic trust products work? Does Dave’s creepy hugging actually have any hint of truth?
March 20, 2013
We don’t do it often… but when a topic so fitting comes up we just get together and chat about it. Yesterday a well known author wrote an article that stated basically “security gets in the way of having fun on the Internet”. This topic is close to us as we all focus on education and security. Enjoy the chat… March 20, 2013
March 11, 2013
Join us with Seena Sharp of Sharp Marketing as she helps us understand if it possible to social engineer with out the use of pretexting. She is the author of the book “Competitive Intelligence Advantage” She answers questions like: What type of information is the most important? How to collect valuable data? What are the best sources? And much much more!
February 18, 2013
Imagine having the power to not only social engineer anyone into giving over information with out hesitation but actually being happy for having done it? Our long time friend and podcast guest, Robin Dreeke talks about context framing and how we use it to leave our targets saying, “Thank you sir, may I have another?” Date Feb 18, 2013
January 14, 2013
Framing is one topic that can make or break the success of a social engineer. What if you could harness the power to reframe yourself to become anything despite any obstacle? Christine Ha is this months guest and she is truly a success story, an inspiration and a star example of re-framing. Date Jan 14, 2013
December 11, 2012
As social engineers we don’t often have to deal with the negative aspects of psychology, but this month we do. Retired FBI Profiler and international trainer and speaker, Mary Ellen O’Toole joins us to discuss identifying psychopaths and much much more.
November 11, 2012
Our guest this week is notorious forensics guru from the UK, Nick Furneaux. Nick discusses with us the magic of API manipulation. He gave us some free “posh” tips for making websites dump the data we want as social engineers. Follow Nick on his twitter account, NickFX Till next month
October 15, 2012
DerbyCon V2.0 was an epic con. The team was all present to share if a few firsts - and our first live podcast from DerbyCon… Check it out Date Oct 15, 2012
September 10, 2012
Media Manipulation. What Is it? How does it work? Can you really make people see, buy and read things? Ryan is an experienced and talented media manipulator.
July 31, 2012
3 years - wow. A truly humbling journey its been. 3 years we have spent researching, dissecting and analyzing all manner of human influence. With the most successful SECTF to date, we celebrate our 36th in style - AT DEFCON 20. The panel has changed (we miss you Jim), the topics have gotten deeper and the quality has gotten better. What did this year include? How did the SECTF go? Well, find out as you join us for our 3 year anniversary LIVE!
June 10, 2012
The art of obtaining information without ever asking a question, known as elicitation, is a skill that can make you a master social engineer. Join us as we talk with author and expert on this topic, John Nolan. Date June 11, 2012
May 14, 2012
Can the polygraph be beaten? How can a social engineer utilize non-verbal communication to become an professional interviewer? Join us with our guest Mike Liwiki, an FBI veteran and professional Polygraph examiner as we answer these questions. Date May 14 2012
April 8, 2012
Hackers are people who like to understand the deeper things in life. Those who aren’t satisfied with boundaries or being told how to think or what to do. Our guest this month is a true “hacker”, Josh Klein. Join us as we discuss what is hacking this month. Date April 09 2012
March 12, 2012
Emotions cause an involuntary muscular response that last only 1/25th of second to 1 sec on a human face. Being able to decode these reactions can help a person communicate on a very deep and personal level. But how can they be used as a social engineer? Join us and Dr. Paul Ekman, world renowned for his research into microexpressions, as we explore this fascinating topic Release Date March 12 2012
February 13, 2012
Being able to build a successful profile is an essential tool for a social engineer. There are tools out there that specialize in gathering and detailing information on targets. What about social media? Chris Sumner helps us to use social media to build effective profiles on our targets Release Date Feb 13 2012
December 12, 2011
What can you do if a loved one was kidnapped and the government couldn’t help? The Halo Corp is a group of ex-Military commando’s that specialize in rescuing and recovering of people in very dangerous circumstances. We invited Brad Barker, the CEO of The Halo Corp onto the podcast to discuss how they use Social Engineering. Release Date December 12 2011
November 14, 2011
Physical Social Engineering is a very interesting topic. Although it is the easiest method into a company it is also the hardest type of pentest to sell to clients. We discuss this topic with two experienced and professional physical social engineers, Sharon Conheady and Munya Kanaventi. Release Date November 14 2011
October 10, 2011
NLP is a subject of much debate in the security world as well in the science community. This podcast we delve deep into the top… dissecting what NLP is, how it is used in daily life, in the medical field, for therapy and of course, how it can be used by social engineers.
September 12, 2011
Probably no other name is thought of more when people talk about social engineering than Kevin Mitnick. Kevin’s new book, “Ghost in the Wires” is now on the New York Times Best Seller list and there is a lot of comments, debates and opinions about Kevin floating around. The Social-Engineer.Org crew asks the questions that the rest of the world is afraid.
August 15, 2011
Our live podcast from Defcon 19
July 12, 2011
Our guests this month are people you all know and love… but this time we talk to Muts, Jim, Dookie… oh and Dave (and a special GUEST) about the release of their book, Metasploit: A Penetration Testers Guide in this first interview with the crew about their book. Release Date July 11 2011
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