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    Talk Length: 60 mins

Hacking Humans : Social Engineering Techniques and How to Protect Against Them

Social engineering is one of the biggest threats to our organisations as attackers use manipulation techniques to coerce people into revealing secrets about our companies to allow attackers to gain access to critical systems.

In this talk we will look at some of the techniques used in social engineering and look at how to guard yourself against them. We will cover subjects like pre-texting, elicitation and body language as techniques for manipulating people.

About Stephen

Founder of Stephen Haunts Training

Stephen Haunts is an independent software developer, Pluralsight Author, Writer for APress, and classroom trainer. Stephen has had a long career working in computer games, banks, retail finance, insurance and healthcare and is now passionate about helping other developers, and professionals succeed in their careers.

Stephen has authored over 14 courses for Pluralsight, written a book on Cryptography for APress, and has spoken and taught workshops at conferences and companies all over the world.

Stephen is also the host of the popular business podcast, the Side Hustle Success Podcast.

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