Mon, 13 February 2017
The single most asked question is "What do I need to do to be a professional social engineer?" This month is devoted to talking to our team. Folks who had almost no SE experience before working with SECOM and now lead the market in all things SE.
Enjoy our new format while we talk about these topics:
Kaz: Any book on Twitter
Michele: Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
Chris: Presence -Amy Cuddy
Mon, 9 January 2017
Our guest, Dr. Brad Sagarin, professor of psychology at Northern Illinois university has studied and researched about how to combat the negative side of influence. We have a very lively discussion (yes, Dave is at this one) about:
Get more info about Brad at his site: http://sagarin.socialpsychology.org
Mon, 12 December 2016
Paul Asadorian from Security Weekly, http://securityweekly.com/, joins us to discuss some pretty important topics. Things like:
As usual, it is a lively, spirited and fun chat with the SE Crew!
This time we all took turns mentioning books we love here is the list:
Mon, 14 November 2016
Author, teacher, researcher and psychologist - Dr. Pennebaker is one interesting man. He has not only performed some fascinated research but he built tools around his research and then released them free to the world. You can even try one out at his site: http://www.receptiviti.ai/
This podcast we have a chance to ask the Doc things like:
Join us for this fun, entertaining and really educational podcast.
Dr. Pennebaker recommends a couple books for us:
Along with the accompanying website at: http://www.secretlifeofpronouns.com/
Mon, 10 October 2016
Robert Cialdini (http://www.influenceatwork.com) is the Regents' Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University and was a visiting professor of marketing, business and psychology at Stanford University, as well as at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He has written a number of books and literally defined the studies on how we understand the principles of influence.
This month we get a chance to talk to Bob (He wouldn't let us call him Dr. Cialdini) about:
Bob recommends these amazing books:
Enjoy! What an amazing PODCAST!
Sun, 11 September 2016
Over the past 15 years, she has been researching the human-centred aspects of security, privacy, identity and trust.
Angela discusses some fascinating topics with us based on research she has done into things like:
All of her research can be found here: http://sec.cs.ucl.ac.uk/people/m_angela_sasse/angelas_publication_list/
Angela recommended a book that took us a bit to find, Codes of the Underworld by Diego Gambetta
Wed, 10 August 2016
The annual live podcast from DEF CON was an amazing show this year. Michele gets bio hacked live, Chris almost passes out and the crowd wonders where is the SE in the SEPodcast gone?
Sun, 10 July 2016
Amy Herman, JD, MA, designed, developed and conducts all sessions of the The Art of Perception. In addition to be an author of an amazing book, "Visual Intelligence."
She joins us this month for one of the best SEPodcast's ever. We will discuss:
Amy can be found on her twitter account AmyHermanAOP
Amy recommended two books that you might enjoy:
Sun, 12 June 2016
You have heard us talk about social engineering in every light possible as an attacker, now we invited two guests, experts in disinformation and and playing Internet hide and seek to help us see if we can use SE to HIDE from anyone.
We discuss such things as:
Join Michael and Justin to find out.
Check out Michael at his site: https://inteltechniques.com/
Check out Michael's and Justin's books at: https://inteltechniques.com/amazon.html
Sun, 8 May 2016
Frank McAndrew is the Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox College. He is a social psychologist with interests in environmental and evolutionary psychology, and his research is guided by the simple desire to understand the psychology of everyday life. He is currently studying gossip, aggression, internet behavior, and paranormal experiences. His work is frequently featured in popular media outlets such as National Public Radio, the BBC, the New York Times, and NBC's "Today Show," and he has lectured widely throughout the United States, Europe, and Africa. He has also written for more than two dozen print and online magazines including Time, Newsweek, the Huffington Post, Scientific American, and The New Republic.
He join's us this month to discuss:
You can find out more about the Doc on his personal page at: http://www.frankmcandrew.com/ where you can find his research papers and other work too!