Paris riots and corporate security

Paris riots and corporate security

I was recently hired to speak at an event in Paris. I love the city however this particular visit was during an unfortunate time. Paris is suffering from some of the worst and most violent rioting in many years.  As a social engineer I am interested in human behaviour...
The Hustlers of Naples

The Hustlers of Naples

Social engineering is a fascinating and diverse attack vector because it exploits human nature and people are generally predictable in their responses. We focus on malicious social engineering, especially when it facilitates cyber attacks upon organisations. However...
Simone – A social media investigation

Simone – A social media investigation

Speaking around the world about social engineering one question comes up almost every time. Why is social engineering so successful? A key success factor in a targeted attack is good research, knowing the target and how to manipulate them. I have been gathering and...