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The Social-Engineer Podcast is about humans. Understanding how we interact, communicate and relay information can help us protect, mitigate and understand social engineering attacks

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    • Social Sciences

The Social-Engineer Podcast is about humans. Understanding how we interact, communicate and relay information can help us protect, mitigate and understand social engineering attacks

    Ep. 125 - Using Deception Detection Techniques Daily with William Ortiz

    Ep. 125 - Using Deception Detection Techniques Daily with William Ortiz

    In Episode 125, host Chris Hadnagy speaks with William Ortiz, a federal polygraph examiner who worked in the FBI for decades. 3 Key Points:
    Polygraph is a tool alongside non-verbals and behavior analysis questions to determine whether someone is telling the truth. 

    Being nervous is part of taking the polygraph test.

    When you ask someone a question, pay attention to whether they answer it. Then ask more questions to see where they lead.

    • 39 min
    Ep. 124 - Cognitive Energy and Critical Thinking with Dr. Christopher Dwyer

    Ep. 124 - Cognitive Energy and Critical Thinking with Dr. Christopher Dwyer

    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.

    • 40 min
    Ep. 123 - Reframe Your Decisions with Dr Eva Krackow

    Ep. 123 - Reframe Your Decisions with Dr Eva Krackow

    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

    • 40 min
    Ep. 122 - Can’t We All Just Get Along with Anne-Maartje Oud

    Ep. 122 - Can’t We All Just Get Along with Anne-Maartje Oud

    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.

    • 59 min
    Ep. 121 - Help Us Impress Joe's Mother with Joe Navarro

    Ep. 121 - Help Us Impress Joe's Mother with Joe Navarro

    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

    • 46 min
    Ep. 120 – Sizing People Up - LIVE AT DEF CON 27 with Robin Dreeke

    Ep. 120 – Sizing People Up - LIVE AT DEF CON 27 with Robin Dreeke

    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

    • 1 hr 9 min

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