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The Psychology of Social Engineering - Dave Chronister (ShowMeCon 2016) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

The Psychology of Social Engineering
Dave Chronister
@bagomojo

ShowMeCon 2016
http://www.showmecon.com

Abstract: Social Engineering works because people are stupid. This is a phrase that is repeated as a statement of fact within the Information Security community. However, based on scientific research the opposite is true, we are all vulnerable because we

Bio: Dave Chronister is co-founder and Managing Partner of Cutting his teeth on technology at the age of 5, Chronister gained an instant attraction to the inner-workings of his computer.  Before the age of 8, he wrote his first computer software program and by the time he was a teenager he ran one of St. Louis’ biggest networked bulletin board systems.  It was at this time he experienced war dialing and first encountered the underground world of hacking.

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