The Social-Engineer Podcast

Episode Highlights: 

  • The Human Hacking Conference was about having a deep understanding of other human beings to help you make connections.
  • Robin Dreeke’s presentation was about his code of trust and sizing people up with a step-by-step process.
  • Next year he will do what he did this year but then go into sizing people up.
  • Paul Wilson’s presentation was about how there’s a vast toolbox of manipulation that is untapped in the security community.
  • People were supposed to walk away from Dov’s session with a sense of their own dragon fire.
  • Stephanie Paul’s session was about helping people find their voice and their message from the inside out.
  • She believes the conference ended up with a theme because they're all humans speaking to human qualities that we have.
  • As they discuss why the conference had a theme, Paul asserts that the core element is story.
  • The subject itself fed the experience of the weekend.
  • Next year, Stephanie's session will be about learning through fun.
  • Dov’s session next year will help you better understand your own emotional logic.
  • Paul’s session next year will give people a toolkit for recognizing deception.

3 Key Points:

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

Resources Mentioned:

Direct download: Social-EngineerPodcastEp127.mp3
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