Being a stand up comic is a hard job, and full of Social Engineering Goodness. Being a magician in Vegas is just as hard. What if you were both? Our guest Mac King is just that combination, join us for a delightful, blood filled conversation. July 8 2013
Back in the late 1960's one teacher dared to stand up and teach children a powerful lesson in predjuduce. That lesson has implications for us today. Join us as we interview world renowkned teacher, Jane Elliot. June 10 2013
Negotiation skills - how closely do they mirror Social Engineering? Join us and our guest, Jenny "The Radcliffe" Radcliffe as we discuss these topics
Trust. It is the foundation that every relationship must have to succeed. Our guest Dr. Paul Zak spent many years studying trust. Join us as he answers questions like:
What is trust? What chemical creates trust? How can you make someone ooze with that chemical? Do synthetic trust products work? Does Dave's creepy hugging actually have any hint of truth?
We don't do it often... but when a topic so fitting comes up we just get together and chat about it. Yesterday a well known author wrote an article that stated basically "security gets in the way of having fun on the Internet". This topic is close to us as we all focus on education and security. Enjoy the chat... March 20, 2013
Join us with Seena Sharp of Sharp Marketing as she helps us understand if it possible to social engineer with out the use of pretexting.
She is the author of the book "Competitive Intelligence Advantage"
She answers questions like: What type of information is the most important? How to collect valuable data? What are the best sources? And much much more!
Imagine having the power to not only social engineer anyone into giving over information with out hesitation but actually being happy for having done it? Our long time friend and podcast guest, Robin Dreeke talks about context framing and how we use it to leave our targets saying, "Thank you sir, may I have another?" Date Feb 18, 2013
Framing is one topic that can make or break the success of a social engineer. What if you could harness the power to reframe yourself to become anything despite any obstacle? Christine Ha is this months guest and she is truly a success story, an inspiration and a star example of re-framing. Date Jan 14, 2013
As social engineers we don't often have to deal with the negative aspects of psychology, but this month we do. Retired FBI Profiler and international trainer and speaker, Mary Ellen O'Toole joins us to discuss identifying psychopaths and much much more.
Our guest this week is notorious forensics guru from the UK, Nick Furneaux. Nick discusses with us the magic of API manipulation. He gave us some free "posh" tips for making websites dump the data we want as social engineers. Try these things below:
Download and install the Firefox addon - JSONView
The last one will find all tweets within 2 miles of the GPS coors (central london) that contains the words London Riot. Replace as desired!
This type of data mining can lead to searchable and impressive results for any social engineer.
Follow Nick on his twitter account, NickFX
Till next month
DerbyCon V2.0 was an epic con. The team was all present to share if a few firsts - and our first live podcast from DerbyCon... Check it out Date Oct 15, 2012
Media Manipulation. What Is it? How does it work? Can you really make people see, buy and read things? Ryan is an experienced and talented media manipulator.
3 years - wow. A truly humbling journey its been. 3 years we have spent researching, dissecting and analyzing all manner of human influence. With the most successful SECTF to date, we celebrate our 36th in style - AT DEFCON 20. The panel has changed (we miss you Jim), the topics have gotten deeper and the quality has gotten better.
What did this year include? How did the SECTF go? Well, find out as you join us for our 3 year anniversary LIVE!
The art of obtaining information without ever asking a question, known as elicitation, is a skill that can make you a master social engineer. Join us as we talk with author and expert on this topic, John Nolan. Date June 11, 2012
Can the polygraph be beaten? How can a social engineer utilize non-verbal communication to become an professional interviewer? Join us with our guest Mike Liwiki, an FBI veteran and professional Polygraph examiner as we answer these questions. Date May 14 2012
Hackers are people who like to understand the deeper things in life. Those who aren't satisfied with boundaries or being told how to think or what to do. Our guest this month is a true "hacker", Josh Klein. Join us as we discuss what is hacking this month. Date April 09 2012
Emotions cause an involuntary muscular response that last only 1/25th of second to 1 sec on a human face. Being able to decode these reactions can help a person communicate on a very deep and personal level. But how can they be used as a social engineer? Join us and Dr. Paul Ekman, world renowned for his research into microexpressions, as we explore this fascinating topic Release Date March 12 2012
Being able to build a successful profile is an essential tool for a social engineer. There are tools out there that specialize in gathering and detailing information on targets. What about social media? Chris Sumner helps us to use social media to build effective profiles on our targets Release Date Feb 13 2012
For years people have told us to get a Pick Up Artist on the podcast. It never really appealed to us, till we met Jordan Harbinger. Jordan is not a PUA but a confidence consultant. He helps guys learn how to be the best they can be. He is a social engineer, an influence expert and one awesome podcast guest. Release Date January 09 2012
What can you do if a loved one was kidnapped and the government couldn't help? The Halo Corp is a group of ex-Military commando's that specialize in rescuing and recovering of people in very dangerous circumstances. We invited Brad Barker, the CEO of The Halo Corp onto the podcast to discuss how they use Social Engineering. Release Date December 12 2011
Physical Social Engineering is a very interesting topic. Although it is the easiest method into a company it is also the hardest type of pentest to sell to clients. We discuss this topic with two experienced and professional physical social engineers, Sharon Conheady and Munya Kanaventi. Release Date November 14 2011
NLP is a subject of much debate in the security world as well in the science community. This podcast we delve deep into the top... dissecting what NLP is, how it is used in daily life, in the medical field, for therapy and of course, how it can be used by social engineers.
Probably no other name is thought of more when people talk about social engineering than Kevin Mitnick. Kevin's new book, "Ghost in the Wires" is now on the New York Times Best Seller list and there is a lot of comments, debates and opinions about Kevin floating around. The Social-Engineer.Org crew asks the questions that the rest of the world is afraid.
Our live podcast from Defcon 19
Our guests this month are people you all know and love... but this time we talk to Muts, Jim, Dookie... oh and Dave (and a special GUEST) about the release of their book, Metasploit: A Penetration Testers Guide in this first interview with the crew about their book. Release Date July 11 2011