The Social-Engineer Podcast

In this episode of the SECurity Awareness Series of the SEPodcastChris Hadnagy and Ryan MacDougall are joined by Ashley Rose, the CEO of Living Security. Listen in as they discuss the best methods to teach cybersecurity awareness, as well as the unique advantages when using escape rooms to do so.  April 19, 2021

 

00:00 – Introduction 

Clutch 

03:12 – Introduction to Ashley Rose 

04:31 – Ashley’s path into cybersecurity awareness 

10:59 – Developing an escape room that teaches cybersecurity 

15:02 – How Living Security adapted to the pandemic 

22:16 – How Ashley gets the attention of potential clients 

26:00 – Why adaptive problem solving is a vital skill 

28:49 – How this training is increasing security awareness 

30:47 – The industry’s unhealthy focus on compliance 

34:41 – The science that went into developing the training 

36:49 – How training can be individualized to increase effectiveness 

41:42 – Ashley's contact info 

42:28 – Ashley's most respected colleagues 

44:40 – Ashley’s action steps that corporations should start doing right now 

49:06 – Ashley's book reccomendations 

50:13 – Outro 

 

Direct download: Ep._144_-_Adaptive_Problem_Solving_with_Ashley_Rose.mp3
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In this episode of the Social-Engineer podcast, Chris Hadnagy and Maxie Reynolds are joined by Dr. Ida Ngambeki, an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University. Listen in as they discuss importance of empathy and the best ways to teach social engineering April 12, 2021

00:00 – Intro 

Clutch 

03:25 – Introduction to Dr. Ida Ngambeki 

04:20 – How Ida got into social engineering 

08:45 – Teaching the next generation of social engineers 

11:30 – Teaching the distinct aspects of social engineering 

17:05 – The difference between a pentester and a malicious actor 

19:01 – The importance of bias and assumptions 

20:36 – Ida’s unconventional path to social engineering expertise 

24:42 – The importance of empathy in security education 

27:50 – The three aspects of empathy 

30:04 – Diversity in the information security industry 

34:22 – Chris getting held at gunpoint 

39:50 – The problem with fear-based pretexts 

42:32 - Ida’s industry mentors 

Donna Riley   

Demitra Evangelou   

Melisa Dark   

Alejandrah Magana  

William Gratiano   

Mark Rogers 

45:14 – Ida's book recommendations 

47:59 – Ida's contact info 

49:23 – Maxie's book 

51:02 - Outro 

Direct download: NEW_Ep._143-_Empathetic_Hugs_with_Ida_Ngambeki.mp3
Category:Human Element Series -- posted at: 1:00am EST

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