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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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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. 129 – Should You Be Inauthentic with Mark Bowden

    Ep. 129 – Should You Be Inauthentic with Mark Bowden

    Key Points:

    Do not mistake truths from facts they are not the same.
    If you tell a story and you massage some of the facts you sometimes get a stronger clearer truth from the story.
    People first need to think that it's valuable then believe that its true, so they go and use it.

    • 47 min
    Ep. 128 - OSINT, Vishing and the Winning the SECTF with Alethe Denis

    Ep. 128 - OSINT, Vishing and the Winning the SECTF with Alethe Denis

    In Episode 128, host Chris Hadnagy speaks with Alethe Denis, winner of last year’s SECTF about how to earn the coveted black badge. In this discussion, you’ll hear what she learned from her previous mistakes that helped her dominate the competition. You’ll also hear Alethe’s take on the differences between real-life and competitive vishing.

    • 47 min
    Ep. 127 - The Human Hacking Conference 2020 Recap

    Ep. 127 - The Human Hacking Conference 2020 Recap

    3 Key Points:
    -The Human Hacker Conference was all about helping people understand themselves and others.
    -Common themes emerged because presenters were speaking to the human qualities we all possess.
    -Story can be used to teach, to educate, to touch hearts and it can also be used against you.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep. 126 - Conversational Intelligence with Nicklas Balboa

    Ep. 126 - Conversational Intelligence with Nicklas Balboa

    3 Key Points:

      Conversational intelligence helps us understand how our brains and bodies interact  to create our experiences and how we can learn to control our experiences.
    The Conversational Intelligence Matrix describes three levels of conversation: transactional, positional, and transformational. 
    In order to improve CIQ, an individual must begin recognizing reality gaps, asking  more questions of others, and letting their guard down.

    • 49 min
    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

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