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Just Let Yourself In - David Boyd Derbycon 2018 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Just Let Yourself In
David Boyd
Derbycon 2018

Everyone loves the ‘shiny blinky security hardware’. However, they don’t work as well if a user or your physical security is compromised. In this talk, I will be discussing three (3) different Security Awareness/Social Engineering scenarios: a pretexting exercise, a phishing exercise, and a physical security assessment. I will go over what they are, what they look like, some tips and tricks that I have found for all three (3) that have worked great (at least for me), as well as what failed miserably. There will be some amusing stories from the field, some tips for new folks getting started with social engineering, as well as defense tips for the sys admins and blue teamers out there.

David Boyd (@fir3d0g) is a security analyst for a security company in Knoxville, TN. He is a Christian, husband, and father that also enjoys geek culture, video games and Mountain Dew. He has over 15 years of technical experience in several environments including education, military, retail, government, media, law firms, and hospitals learning something from each one along the way. He also once found Waldo and Carmen Sandiego.


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