The Social-Engineer Podcast

Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Chris is joined by May Brooks-Kempler. May is a cybersecurity expert who has transformed her early curiosity, hacking 90’s computer games, into a distinguished cybersecurity career. As a board member of ISC2, an educator, a CISO and the founder of the Think Safe Cyber community, she is dedicated to making the online world a safer place for everyone. [July 15, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:19 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

03:17 - May Brooks-Kempler Intro

03:55 - Twist of Fate

05:10 - A Moment of Silence

05:51 - Blame Grandma

08:15 - An Unclear Path

11:34 - It Takes a Village

13:40 - Considering the Other Side

16:10 - Start with "Why"

20:41 - "It's Never Personal

-          CyberWise Parenting Course

-          Listeners get 20% off with the coupon SOCIAL

-          TEDx – Think Cyber

27:47 - Lifelong Learning

30:50 - Going Public

32:57 - Find May Brooks-Kempler online

-          LinkedIn: in/may-brooks-kempler

-          Instagram: @cybermaynia

33:46 - Mentors

-          Avi Weissman

-          Oren Bratt

-          Itzik Kochav

35:54 - Book Recommendations

-          Human Hacking - Christopher Hadnagy

-          Countdown to Zero Day - Kim Zetter

-          Do You Talk Funny? - David Nihill

-          Start with Why - Simon Sinek

37:17 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Today we are joined by Dr. Abbie Maroño. Bringing a unique level of experience and scientific validation to her work, Dr. Maroño is both a scientist and a practitioner in the field of human behavior. The United States Department of State has recognized her international acclaim and record of extraordinary achievements, placing her in the top 1% of her field. Underscoring her recognized expertise, Dr. Abbie has been invited to provide specialized behavior analysis training for elite units such as the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. This prestigious group includes agents from the US Secret Service, FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and local law enforcement agencies.

 

Having completed her PhD in Psychology, Dr. Abbie became a Professor of Psychology by the age of 23. She is now the Director of Education at Social-Engineer, LLC, and specializes in behavior analysis. A regular contributor to Forbes and Apple News, Abbie has also been featured in WIRED and Forbes Breaking News. She is an active member of several internationally recognized research groups and was awarded Reviewer of the Year in 2020 for her significant contribution to the academic community. Additionally, she is an author, expert consultant, coach, and a TEDx speaker. [July 8, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:17 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

04:07 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

06:33 - A Need for Vulnerability

09:50 - The Purpose of Shame

13:43 - Empowerment for All

16:04 - Healing Hurts!

20:26 - Keeping it Approachable

24:29 - The Difficulty of Sharing

26:39 - Psychological Help

30:40 - Book Recommendations

-          Work in Progress - Dr. Abbie Maroño

-          The Gift of Fear - Gavin de Becker

31:24 - Mentors

-          David Keatley

-          Joe Navarro

-          Chris Hadnagy

34:20 - Guest Wrap Up

-          Website: abbiemarono.com

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial

34:50 - Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.

 

In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing Psychological Myths. They will talk about some of the most pervasive myths in our society and how you can separate fact from fiction. [July 1, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:17 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:41 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                            

03:54 - The Topic of the Day: Psychological Myths

05:05 - Consider the Source

06:45 - Too Good To Be True?

09:43 - Myth 1: Reading Minds

11:45 - Myth 2: 10%

14:36 - Myth 3: Left vs Right Brained

18:11 - Myth 4: Venting Anger for Calmness

23:02 - Myth 5: Hypnosis Unlimited

31:05 - Myth 6: Perfect Memory

37:12 - Question Everything

39:02 - Next Month: Self-Sabotage

39:47 - Wrap Up & Outro                                                                        

-          Work in Progress - Dr. Abbie Maroño

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online:

-          Twitter: @DrAbbieofficial

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-abbie-maroño-phd

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

 

 

References:

Beyerstein, B. L. (1999). Whence cometh the myth that we only use 10% of our brains? In S. Della Sala (Ed.), Mind Myths: Exploring Popular Assumptions About the Mind and Brain (pp. 3-24). John Wiley & Sons.

Bushman, B. J. (2002). Does venting anger feed or extinguish the flame? Catharsis, rumination, distraction, anger, and aggressive responding. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(6), 724-731. This study found that venting anger actually increases aggressive behavior and does not diminish anger.

Derbyshire, S. W., Whalley, M. G., & Oakley, D. A. (2009). Fibromyalgia pain and its modulation by hypnotic and non-hypnotic suggestion: An fMRI analysis. European Journal of Pain, 13(5), 542-550.

Horton, J. E., Crawford, H. J., Harrington, G., & Downs, J. H. (2004). Increased anterior corpus callosum size associated positively with hypnotizability and the ability to control pain. Brain: A Journal of Neurology, 127(Pt 8), 1741-1747.

Jensen, M. P., Adachi, T., & Hakimian, S. (2015). Brain Oscillations, Hypnosis, and Hypnotizability. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 57(3), 230-253.

Kirsch, I. (1997). Suggestibility or Hypnosis: What Do Our Scales Really Measure? The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 45(3), 212-225.

Lilienfeld, S. O., Lynn, S. J., Ruscio, J., & Beyerstein, B. L. (2010). 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior. Wiley-Blackwell.

Loftus, E. F., & Palmer, J. C. (1974). Reconstruction of automobile destruction: An example of the interaction between language and memory. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 13(5), 585-589. doi:10.1016/S0022-5371(74)80011-3

Loftus, E. F., & Pickrell, J. E. (1995). The formation of false memories. Psychiatric Annals, 25(12), 720-725. doi:10.3928/0048-5713-19951201-07

Lohr, J. M., Olatunji, B. O., Baumeister, R. F., & Bushman, B. J. (2007). The psychology of anger venting and empirically supported alternatives that do no harm. Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, 5(1), 53-64. This review challenges the catharsis hypothesis, providing evidence that venting may be harmful and not helpful.

McGeown, W. J., Mazzoni, G., Venneri, A., & Kirsch, I. (2009). Hypnotic induction decreases anterior default mode activity. Consciousness and Cognition, 18(4), 848-855.

Nielsen, J. A., Zielinski, B. A., Ferguson, M. A., Lainhart, J. E., & Anderson, J. S. (2013). An evaluation of the left-brain vs. right-brain hypothesis with resting state functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging. PLOS ONE, 8(8), e71275.

Oakley, D. A., & Halligan, P. W. (2017). Hypnotic suggestion and cognitive neuroscience. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21(6), 406-416.

Raij, T. T., Numminen, J., Narvanen, S., Hiltunen, J., & Hari, R. (2005). Brain correlates of subjective reality of physically and psychologically induced pain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102(6), 2147-2151.

Schacter, D. L. (1996). Searching for memory: The brain, the mind, and the past. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Schacter, D. L. (2001). The seven sins of memory: How the mind forgets and remembers. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

Tavris, C. (1989). Anger: The misunderstood emotion. New York: Simon and Schuster. Tavris' work discusses the misconceptions surrounding anger, including the myth of cathartic expression.

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Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Join Chris as he discusses topics and news pertaining to the world of Social Engineering. [June 24, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                                

04:18 - Ticketmaster Breach

-          Breach Story

05:20 - Actionable Tips

07:22 - Healthcare Attacks

-          Chicago Hospital Story

08:42 - Freeze!

10:31 - The Advancement of AI

-          IdentifAI Partnership

-          Deepfake Attack Story

12:46 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online

-          Chris Hadnagy

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

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Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Chris is joined by Sigita Jurkynaitė. Sigita works as Information Security Manager at Nord Security, where she is responsible for company's Information Security Management System, ensuring compliance with international standards and regulations, and security training and awareness.

 

Previously, Sigita worked at Research and Education Network Association GÉANT, where she led a wide range of international projects and teams, information security community activities and Special Interest Groups. She organized cyber security trainings, conferences and workshops in Europe and Asian countries.  Sigita was Director of CyberSOC at NRD Cyber Security prior to joining Nord Security.

 

Sigita holds a Master’s Degree of Business Management at the ISM University of Management and Economics, where she researched the relationships between people's knowledge, attitude and behavior towards cyber security in organizations. [June 17, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

02:50 - Sigita Jurkynaitė Intro

04:03 - It's Not All Tech

06:24 - A Change in Attitude

09:26 - On the Same Team

13:51 - Back to Basics

14:52 - Reporting, Not Ratio

17:06 - Win Fabulous Prizes!

19:33 - The Toxic List

23:01 - Making it Fun

-          SWITCH Security Awareness Activities

27:25 - The Power of Ownership

29:28 - One Size Does NOT Fit All!

31:21 - Mentors

-          Aunshul Rege

-          Nicole Harris

-          Don't You Know That You're Toxic?

-          Fleur van Leusden

34:10 - Book Recommendations

-          The Security Culture Playbook - Kai Roer & Perry Carpenter

35:11 - Find Sigita Jurkynaitė online

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/sigita-jurkynaite

35:38 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Today we are joined by Shawn Livingston. Shawn, a combat veteran, battled heroin addiction after serving his country, as seen in "100 Miles to Redemption." Now, he's a symbol of hope and strength, excelling as an ultra-runner and in fitness. He hosts the "I Am Redemption" podcast, providing a platform for stories of triumph and fostering community. Shawn also inspires through motivational speaking, spreading the message of resilience and redemption. His journey proves that no matter how far one falls, they can always rise again. [June 10, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

02:43 - Shawn Livingston Intro

03:23 - Path to Addiction

05:37 - The Need for Structure

07:27 - Some Hope

11:39 - The Physical Influence

17:34 - Choose Better, Be Better

20:39 - Discover Your "Why?"

24:55 - Staying Humble

26:54 - Path to Redemption

29:46 - Find Shawn Livingston online

-          Website: iamredemption.com

-          Instagram: @iam.redemption

-          Instagram: @iam.shawnlivingston

30:24 - Mentors

-          Penny Lane

-          Stepfather

32:09 - Book Recommendations

-          Work in Progress - Dr. Abbie Maroño

-          Extreme Ownership - Jocko Willink

33:43 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.

 

In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation. They will talk about the differences your source of motivation can have on your behavior and state of mind. [June 3, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:35 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                

03:35 - The Topic of the Day: Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivators

05:19 - Foundational Differences

07:19 - The Pitfalls of Extrinsic Motivation

09:29 - The Overjustification Effect

13:29 - The Intrinsic Difference

16:47 - Where Passion Lies

19:43 - Wellbeing is Intrinsic

22:07 - Situational Influence

27:57 - Passion and Warfare

30:04 - The Maladaptive Difference

33:02 - Avoidance

35:29 - High Risk!

38:31 - Self-reflection

40:31 - Smash That Extrinsic Button!

44:08 - ...A Life Well Lived

46:11 - We Should Grow!

49:15 - Wrap Up

49:40 - Next Month: Psychological Myths

50:06 - Outro                                                                    

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online:

-          Twitter: @DrAbbieofficial

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-abbie-maroño-phd

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

 

 

References:

 

Amabile, T. M. (1993). Motivational synergy: Toward new conceptualizations of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in the workplace. Human Resource Management Review, 3(3), 185-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/1053-4822(93)90012-S

Baum, J. R., & Locke, E. A. (2004). The relationship of entrepreneurial traits, skill, and motivation to subsequent venture growth. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89(4), 587–598. https://doi.org/10.1037/0021-9010.89.4.587

Curran, T., Hill, A. P., & Appleton, P. R. (2015). The mediating role of psychological need satisfaction in relationships between types of passion for sport and athlete burnout. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(6), 597-606. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2014.951952

Deci, E. L., Koestner, R., & Ryan, R. M. (1999). A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 125(6), 627-668. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.125.6.627

Forest, J., Mageau, G. A., Sarrazin, C., & Morin, E. M. (2011). “Work is my passion”: The different affective, behavioural, and cognitive consequences of harmonious and obsessive passion toward work. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences/Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration, 28(1), 27-40. https://doi.org/10.1002/cjas.170

Ho, V. T., & Pollack, J. M. (2014). Passion Isn't Always a Good Thing: Examining Entrepreneurs' Network Centrality and Financial Performance with a Dualistic Model of Passion. Journal of Management Studies, 51(3), 433-459. https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.12062

Kohn, A. (1993). Punished by rewards: The trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2000). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations: Classic definitions and new directions. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 25(1), 54-67. https://doi.org/10.1006/ceps.1999.1020

Vallerand, R. J., Blanchard, C., Mageau, G. A., Koestner, R., Ratelle, C., Léonard, M., ... & Marsolais, J. (2003). Les passions de l'âme: On obsessive and harmonious passion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85(4), 756–767. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.85.4.756


*Please note that this episode contains discussions regarding abuse that some may find disturbing.

 

Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Join Chris as he discusses topics and news pertaining to the world of Social Engineering.

 

Today, Chris is joined by Nadja El Fertasi. Nadja is a leading figure in fostering emotional resilience within the digital age. Her comprehensive expertise spans crisis management, strategic stakeholder communication, and emotional intelligence, creating a unified approach to enhance the human side of digital advancements.

 

Having spent nearly two decades at NATO, including a significant role in the NATO Communications and Information Agency focusing on Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity, Nadja has been a pivotal figure in strategic engagement and communications. This role highlighted her commitment to navigating and leading through the complexities of cybersecurity and digital transformation. With over 15 years dedicated to cybersecurity at NATO, Nadja has emerged as a respected expert in her field. Her contribution to the cybersecurity community was acknowledged in "Hacking Gender Barriers: Europe’s Top Cyberwomen," by the Women4Cyber foundation, which recognized her as one of Europe's influential figures in cybersecurity.

 

Today, Nadja is the voice behind the EQ Elevator Podcast, where she assists businesses in cultivating leadership that's resilient and equipped for the digital age's challenges. Her work is dedicated to shaping a safer, more emotionally intelligent digital landscape, where individuals and organizations can thrive amidst technological disruptions. [May 27, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:19 - 2024 State of Vishing Report

01:01 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                                

03:11 - Nadja El Fertasi Intro

05:02 - The Importance of Sharing

07:14 - Romance Scam: Nadja's Story

13:51 - The Other Side

15:59 - The Red Flags

19:13 - A Gift and a Curse

23:22 - Taking Responsibility

25:24 - Love, Not Romance

27:05 - Navigating the Apps

32:28 - Reality Check

37:27 - Being Human

39:39 - Learning From "No"

41:28 - Where to Report

42:25 - Wrap Up

43:58 - Find Nadja El Fertasi Online

-          LinkedIn: in/nadja-elfertasi

-          Instagram: @nadjafertasi

45:17 - Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online

-          Chris Hadnagy

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy


Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Chris is joined by Aaron Painter. Aaron is the CEO of Nametag Inc., the company who invented "Sign in with ID" as a more secure alternative to passwords.

 

After watching too many friends and family members fall victim to identity theft and online fraud, Aaron assembled a team of security experts to build the next generation of online account protection. Nametag has a mission to bring authenticity to the internet and enable people to build more trusted relationships. They believe security should be centered around you, the user, and that your identity - like your privacy - is a valuable asset worth protecting.

 

Having lived and worked in six countries across four continents, Aaron exemplifies a new generation of global leaders. In his 2017 best-selling book, LOYAL, he describes his key to leadership: fostering a culture of listening. Through codifying and implementing a business framework of listening, Aaron has built success across the world. [May 20, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:20 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

03:34 - Aaron Painter Intro

04:47 - The Road to Cybersecurity

07:45 - Protecting the Help Desk

10:44 - Fixing the Process

15:17 - The Person Behind the Screen

19:22 - A Matter of Trust

21:55 - Cultural Divide

24:17 - Culture Influencing Security

25:23 - Tips for a New CISO

29:50 - Mentors

32:16 - Book Recommendations

-          Elon Musk - Walter Isaacson

-          The Coming Wave - Mustafa Suleyman

-          Loyal - Aaron Painter

35:02 - Find Aaron Painter online

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/aaronpainter

-          Website: www.getnametag.com

35:45 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Today we are joined by Dr. Jade Thomas, a Registered Psychologist in London, UK. By the age of 24, Dr. Jade became a university lecturer in Psychology and Mental Health and by the age of 25 she opened her own private psychological therapy practice, becoming the Clinical Director and Founder of Luxe Psychology Practice.

 

Luxe Psychology Practice strives to modernize mental health services by offering every client with high quality, ethical, bespoke mental health care. Putting the client’s experience first, ensuring all clients receive 5-star mental health care and a mental health treatment experience they can be proud of. Dr. Jade has experience working in both the NHS and the private sector in the UK, providing a wide range of client groups with high-quality therapeutic mental health care for a number of mental health issues, including trauma, relationships, depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder.

 

Lastly, Dr. Jade is a published researcher in psychology and often provides media expert commentary to national and international press on issues pertaining to mental health, psychology, and celebrity behavior. [May 13, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:16 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

02:36 - Dr. Jade Thomas Intro

03:55 - Slow Road to Trauma

08:38 - Bespoke Therapy

11:47 - Finding the Right Fit

14:10 - Turning Tides

17:46 - Judgement-Free Zone

23:45 - Meta-communication

25:31 - Valuing Assertiveness

27:50 - The ABC Method

32:37 - Find Dr. Jade Thomas online

-          Website: www.luxepsychologypractice.com

-          Instagram: @luxepsychologypractice

33:03 - Book Recommendations

-          Atomic Habits - James Clear

-          Games People Play - Eric Berne

36:21 - Mentors

-          Parents

37:57 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.

 

In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing Overworking. They will talk about the causes, symptoms and what you can do to combat it. [May 6, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:17 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:47 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                

04:37 - The Topic of the Day: Overworking

05:17 - Working vs Overworking

06:35 - Telltale Signs

08:47 - Keep Balanced

10:35 - Apples and Oranges

15:08 - Time for a Rest

19:52 - Do the Right Thing

21:49 - The Illusion of Control

24:58 - Bury the Bad

27:11 - Accountability of Emotions

28:58 - Lack of Boundaries

30:12 - Communication is Key!

35:58 - Tides are Turning

36:58 - Wrap Up

37:15 - Next Month: Internal Motivation

37:33 - Outro                                                                    

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online:

-          Twitter: @DrAbbieofficial

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-abbie-maroño-phd

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

 

 

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Cohen, S., Janicki-Deverts, D., & Miller, G. E. (2012). Psychological stress and disease. Journal of the American Medical Association, 298(14), 1685-1687. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.298.14.1685

Kivimäki, M., Jokela, M., Nyberg, S. T., Singh-Manoux, A., Fransson, E. I., Alfredsson, L., ... & Theorell, T. (2015). Long working hours and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis of published and unpublished data for 603,838 individuals. The Lancet, 386(10005), 1739-1746. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60295-1

Maslach, C., & Leiter, M. P. (2016). Understanding the burnout experience: Recent research and its implications for psychiatry. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(6), 1235-1241. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.15040416

Nakata, A. (2011). Work hours, sleep sufficiency, and prevalence of depression among full-time employees: A community-based cross-sectional study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 72(5), 605-614. https://doi.org/10.4088/JCP.10m06447gry

Palmer, K. T., Harris, E. C., Coggon, D. (2007). Chronic musculoskeletal pain in working populations: Where there is smoke, there is work to be done. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 64(4), 219-220. https://doi.org/10.1136/oem.2006.031252

Schaufeli, W. B., & Bakker, A. B. (2004). Job demands, job resources, and their relationship with burnout and engagement: A multi-sample study. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 25(3), 293-315.

Sonnentag, S. (2012). Psychological detachment from work during leisure time: The benefits of mentally disengaging from work. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(2), 114-118.

Virtanen, M., Ferrie, J. E., Singh-Manoux, A., Shipley, M. J., Stansfeld, S. A., Marmot, M. G., ... & Kivimäki, M. (2011). Long working hours and symptoms of anxiety and depression: A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study. Psychological Medicine, 41(12), 2485-2494. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291711000171

Young, K. S. (2017). The relationship between depression, anxiety, and smartphone addiction among university students. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(3), 434-445.


REPLAY (Original Air Date: June 12, 2023)

Today we are joined by Dr. David Rawaf. Dr. Rawaf is a surgeon, researcher, technologist, innovator and policy developer. As well as studying and working in both UK and US, David is involved with Imperial College WHO Collaborating Centre (for Public Health Education & Training), as well as medical writing, research and hosting conferences. David has a role as Surgical Skill Faculty and is Centre Accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons. In addition, he is an abstract and content reviewer for a number of institutions including the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation amongst a number of other scientific societies. In addition, David is the Clinical Excellence Lead for Inovus Medical, the world-leaders in high-fidelity medical and surgical simulation, and beyond this is also heavily involved in medical device & software consulting, including validation, accreditation and approval through bodies such as the FDA. David is a Co-Executive Director for the International Organization for Reconstruction for war torn-countries, and a Director for QCapital Ventures specializing in tailored start-up advice including investment acquisition, financial & business-strategy and scale up methods. [June 12, 2023]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:34 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                

03:18 - Dr. David Rawaf Intro

05:01 - From Studies to Startups

07:22 - Practice Makes Perfect

09:16 - How do you "simulate" surgery?

11:48 - Simulation Benefits

14:47 - Redefining Fidelity

19:16 - Augmented Over Virtual

20:30 - Minority Report

23:08 - Google Glass 2.0

25:48 - Depressing Desire

29:39 - Stop Thinking!

35:33 - The Value of Support

41:17 – Mentors

-          Professor Adrian Wilson

-          Professor Fares Haddad

-          Father

-          Late Uncle

46:33 - Book Recommendations

-          The Genius Zone - Gay Hendricks

-          The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership - Jim Dethmer, Kaley Klemp & Diana Chapman

50:02 - Find Dr. Rawaf online

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidrawaf/

-          Twitter: twitter.com/DavidRawaf

-          David’s Paper: Effect of Suppressing Thoughts of Desire to Smoke on Ratings of Desire to Smoke and Tobacco Withdrawal Symptoms

50:51 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Join Chris as he discusses topics and news pertaining to the world of Social Engineering. [April 22, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:16 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:40 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                                

03:24 - 2024 State of Vishing Report

04:00 - The Data Set

04:55 - Compromise Rates

08:06 - Voicemail Compromise

09:14 - Play Silly Games...

10:11 - Breaking Expectations

14:29 - Battle of the Sexes

15:52 - Most Effective Principle

18:56 - Lesser Principles

20:19 - Midday Slump

22:14 - The Report Overview

23:10 - Research Partners

23:46 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online

-          Chris Hadnagy

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

-          Dr. Abbie Maroño

-          Twitter: @DrAbbieofficial

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-abbie-maroño-phd

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial


Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Chris is joined by Paul Vann and Justin Marciano.

 

Paul Vann is a seasoned cybersecurity professional, with experience across numerous emerging markets in the field. He has worked at a wide array of cybersecurity and software development startups, helping to ensure a more secure future for all. Paul additionally is passionate about emerging technologies in the space and was recognized as a Top rated Speaker at the RSA Conference in 2023.

 

Justin Marciano is the Co-Founder and CEO of IdentifAI. Studying economics with a concentration in finance at the University of Virginia, he has navigated his way through the venture capital, blockchain, and payment sectors, aligning his career path with his enthusiasm for emerging technologies. Justin currently works in product management and has previously worked at Stepstone Group as a VC & Growth Analyst. [April 15, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:22 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

03:44 - Paul Vann & Justin Marciano Intro

04:55 - IdentifAI

05:53 - Follow the Trends

06:37 - How Big is This Problem?

09:37 - Deepfakes for Hacking

10:43 - A Real Story

12:38 - Using What's Real

14:11 - Beyond Cat & Mouse

17:02 - AI and the Law

19:29 - Tracing the Source

21:59 - Balancing Act

23:44 - Training or Expanding?

29:35 - An Attempt Was Made

32:04 - Keeping it Real

34:38 - A New Partnership!

35:59 - Find Justin and Paul online

-          Website: identif-ai.com

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/identifai-llc

-          Justin's LinkedIn: in/justin-marciano32/

-          Paul's LinkedIn: in/paul-vann-b996b2120/

37:13 - Mentors

-          Justin:

-          Jeff Silver

-          Martin Roche

-          Paul:

-          Paul Vann (Father)

-          Jennifer Romeo

39:30 - Book Recommendations

-          The Hardware Hacking Handbook - Colin O'Flynn and Jasper van Woudenberg

-          On the Origin of Time - Thomas Hertog

-          Blink - Malcolm Gladwell

41:37 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Today we are joined by Chris Voss. Mr. Voss is a former Lead FBI Negotiator and dynamic speaker who debunks the biggest myths of negotiation. Chris engages all groups with captivating stories, insights, and useful tips for business and everyday life. He has lectured on negotiation at business schools across the country and has been seen on ABC, CBS, CNN, and Fox News. Chris has also been featured in Forbes, Time, Fast Company, and Inc. Chris’s Keynotes are based on his book Never Split The Difference©.

[April 8, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:20 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

02:26 - Chris Voss Intro

03:25 - Good Work If You Can Get It

04:51 - A Donkey, A Clown & A Hippopotamus

08:52 - Emotions Are Contagious

10:02 - Proof of Life

13:23 - Mirror, Mirror

17:21 - Negotiation is a Language

18:44 - Empathy, Not Advice

22:28 - Be Willing to be Wrong

29:46 - Slaughter at Harvard

33:17 - Empathy Isn't Agreement

36:51 - Validating Perspective

38:27 - It Starts with Practice

40:43 - Mentors

-          Parents

-          Gary Noesner

41:39 - Book Recommendations

-          Chip War - Chris Miller

-          Never Split the Difference - Chris Voss

43:22 - Find Chris Voss online

-          Website: blackswanltd.com

-          Instagram: @thefbinegotiator

-          Twitter: @fbinegotiator

-          YouTube: @NegotiationMastery

44:23 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.

 

In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are joined by Dr. David Matsumoto.  Dr. Matsumoto, Director of Humintell, is a world-renowned expert in the fields of emotion, nonverbal behavior, deception, and culture. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1981, double majoring in psychology and Japanese and receiving High Honors in both. He obtained his Masters (1983) and Doctoral (1986) degrees in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. He has been a Professor of Psychology at San Francisco State University (SFSU) since 1989, and is the Founder and Director of SFSU’s Culture and Emotion Research Laboratory.

 

Dr. Matsumoto is an expert in threat assessment and management, especially in relation to behavioral indicators of operational bad actors. He has conducted the only study to date of the cognitions, emotions, and behaviors of bad actors when they are actively engaged in an act of violence, and he has briefed the results of this work to several government agencies. He has also conducted decades of research on behavioral indicators related to deception about the intent to commit acts of malfeasance in the future, and the behavioral indicators that emerged from this work has been briefed to countless military, intelligence, and law enforcement agencies and operators. [April 1, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:17 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

01:16 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                

03:29 - Dr. David Matsumoto Intro

05:02 - The Topic of the Day: Emotion & Nonverbal Communication

05:29 - The Origins of Human Emotion

09:46 - Olympic-Level Study

17:00 - Strike a Pose

19:30 - Behavioral Indicators

25:01 - Emotional Buffer

25:42 - Data Sourcing

31:26 - In Context

32:51 - The Anonymous Factor

35:37 - The Human Factor

37:15 - New Book

37:58 - A Writers Obligation

41:46 - On A Mission

45:11 - Find Dr. Matsumoto Online

-          Website: www.humintell.com

-          X/Twitter: @davidmatsumoto

-          LinkedIn: in/davidmatsumoto

-          YouTube: @Humintell

46:00 - Wrap Up

46:29 - Next Month: Overworking

46:59 - Outro                                                                    

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online:

-          Twitter: https://twitter.com/abbiejmarono

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-abbie-maroño-phd-35ab2611a

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial

-          Twitter: https://twitter.com/humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Join Chris as he discusses topics and news pertaining to the world of Social Engineering. [March 25, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

04:48 - Ransomware: No Code of Conduct

06:50 - Education

07:52 - Policies

09:17 - Protection

10:14 - Backup Plan

11:05 - Gone Phishin'

12:50 - Verify, Verify, Verify

14:26 - If You See Something, Say Something

-          FTC Website: reportfraud.ftc.gov

15:32 - Reach Out

15:54 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online

-          Chris Hadnagy

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

Direct download: Ep._252_-_The_SE_ETC_Series_-_Crypto_Phishing_and_SMiShing...Oh_My.mp3
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Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Chris will be talking with Josh Brown and Rachel Jones, both from the Department of Homeland Security. They join us to discuss what Pig Butchering scams are and how we can protect ourselves. [March 18, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

02:13 - Josh Brown & Rachel Jones Intro

02:52 - Why the Secret Service?

03:44 - Pig Butchering

05:47 - A Global Issue

06:40 - Same Scam, New Method

09:14 - The 12 Steps

13:53 - Pseudo Anonymous

15:13 - Point of Origin

15:38 - Real Money, Fake Return

18:33 - Making it Right!

19:46 - Call Your Local Agent

21:35 - Don't Know, Don't Answer

25:27 - Walk the Dog

27:44 - It Needs to Make Sense

29:58 - What’s Next?

31:25 - Global Concerns

34:30 - Book Recommendations

-          The Total Money Makeover- Dave Ramsey

-          Tracers in the Dark - Andy Greenberg

36:34 - Online Links

-          Website: www.secretservice.gov

-          Website: www.usajobs.gov

-          Email: CFTFSC@usss.dhs.gov

37:50 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Today we are joined by Agent Brad Beeler. Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge Brad Beeler has been with the United States Secret Service for the past 25 years. He currently serves as instructor and Secret Service liaison at the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Over the past 8 years in this role, he has trained agents throughout the federal law enforcement and intelligence community in credibility assessment and elicitation techniques.

 

Prior to arriving at NCCA, he was a polygraph examiner in the Chicago and St. Louis Field Offices and served on the permanent protection detail of former President George HW Bush and numerous foreign heads of state. Over the past 17 years as a federal polygraph examiner Special Agent Beeler has secured hundreds of confessions on high-profile investigations, often leading to the identification of previously unknown victims of serial offenders of both child exploitation and homicide investigations. Agent Beeler holds a master’s degree in criminology and was previously selected as the U.S. Secret Service - Special Agent of the Year for his involvement in combating crimes against children.

 

Widely considered a communications expert in the U.S. federal law enforcement community, Agent Beeler has provided countless domestic and international presentations to law enforcement and intelligence agencies seeking to enhance their interviewing programs. [March 11, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:21 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

03:05 - Agent Brad Beeler Intro

05:05 - Part of a Team

07:58 - One of Lincoln's Final Acts

08:52 - Dual Mission

11:45 - The Broadband Effect

14:38 - Team Effort

17:35 - Worst of the Worst

21:13 - Common Ground

23:36 - Letting Them Be Heard

25:51 - Lyrics, Songs and Dance

28:49 - Mental Health Mandates

35:11 - Mentors

-          Mrs. Bertran - Teacher

-          Brian Leary - DHS Program Manager

37:21 - Book Recommendations

-          The Interrogator - Hanns Scharff

-          Spy the Lie - Philip Houston

-          Captivate & Cues - Vanessa Van Edwards

39:24 - Find Agent Brad Beeler online

-          Website: www.usajobs.gov

-          Website: www.secretservice.gov

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/bradbeeler1865/

40:47 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.

 

In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing Irrational Fears & Phobias. They will talk about the similarities, the differences, why some are necessary and how to overcome the ones that aren’t.

[March 4, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:21 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:50 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

04:55 - The Topic of the Day: Irrational Fears & Phobias 

05:09 - Fear vs Phobia

06:33 - Attack of the Lizard People

08:57 - Fear of the Dark

11:28 - In the Heights

13:54 - Might As Well Jump

15:32 - Flight Mode

17:04 - Send in the Clowns

17:32 - Phobias! We Mean It

19:18 - Genetics Squared

21:06 - Beware the Ladybug!

24:35 - Was it a Bunny?

26:09 - Classical Conditioning

27:10 - Little Albert

29:51 - Fear Factor

32:11 - Animal Intuition

33:40 - Mister Ed             

34:50 - Fur Babies

36:01 - Learned Response

38:21 - Changing Minds

42:05 - Safety First!

43:21 - Virtual Assistant

44:55 - Words Matter

47:21 - Next Month: David Matsumoto

48:07 - Wrap Up & Outro                             

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online:

-          Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrAbbieofficial

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dr-abbie-maroño-phd-35ab2611a

-          Instagram: @DoctorAbbieofficial

-          Twitter: https://twitter.com/humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

 

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Dilger, S., Straube, T., Mentzel, H. J., Fitzek, C., Reichenbach, J. R., Hecht, H., ... & Miltner, W. H. (2003). Brain activation to phobia-related pictures in spider phobic humans: An event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Neuroscience Letters, 348(1), 29-32.

Hettema, J. M., Neale, M. C., & Kendler, K. S. (2001). A review and meta-analysis of the genetic epidemiology of anxiety disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 158(10), 1568-1578.

Kendler, K. S., Myers, J., & Prescott, C. A. (2002). The etiology of phobias: An evaluation of the stress-diathesis model. Archives of General Psychiatry, 59(3), 242-248.

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Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Join Chris as he discusses topics and news pertaining to the world of Social Engineering. [Feb 26, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:33 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                               

03:06 - The New(s) Format

04:02 - Mother of All Breaches

05:46 - Banning AI Robocalls

06:39 - AI Deep Fake

07:27 - The Tips

07:47 - Verify

08:26 - Be Cautious

10:25 - Confirm

11:44 - Educate

12:19 - Report

13:41 - Recap

14:21 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online

-          Chris Hadnagy

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

Direct download: Ep._248_-_The_SE_ETC_Series_-_SE_in_the_News_-_Tips__Tricks.mp3
Category:SE Etc. -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Chris is joined by Mary D'Angelo. Mary helps clients understand the threats that exist on the dark web and how to use that intelligence to bolster their cybersecurity programs. With a solid foundation from the University of Washington, where she earned her Bachelor's degree, Mary has rapidly ascended as a global leader at SearchLight Cyber. Her expertise, honed over six years, delves deep into understanding the nuances of dark web threat actors and their intelligence.

Mary's and her company’s insights and analyses have been instrumental in shedding light on the shadowy aspects of cyber threats emanating from the dark web. Her work not only aids in neutralizing these threats but also contributes significantly to the broader understanding of cyber security dynamics.

Additionally, Mary’s passion is volunteering her talents into nonprofit organizations. She was a mentor for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Recently, she has devoted her time to a nonprofit called, The Innocent Lives Foundation, which uses Dark Web Threat Intelligence to help law enforcement stop child traffickers. [Feb 19, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:41 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

02:56 - Mary D’Angelo Intro

04:12 - What is a Dark Web Threat Intelligence Advisor?

04:36 - One Giant Leap

07:04 - On the Front Lines

11:53 - Deep Web, Dark Web, Clear Web...Oh My!

13:43 - Shifting to the Deep

14:58 - Crime Pays

17:39 - 2024 Forecast

19:00 - Left of Boom

20:53 - All in this Together

21:53 - An Ugly Example

25:19 - Timely

26:30 - Relevant

28:02 - Actionable

29:58 - What's Next?

30:54 - Mentors

-          Siblings

-          Larry Littleton

32:05 - Book Recommendations

-          The Practitioner’s Guide to the Dark Web - Searchlight Cyber

-          The Ride of a Lifetime - Robert Iger

-          Never Split the Difference - Christopher Voss &Tahl Raz

33:33 - Find Mary D'Angelo Online

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/dangelomary

33:55 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Today we are joined by Layne Gneiting. Layne is just your average guy.  His family’s a tad bigger than most (he’s got 8 kids), but he lives in a snug 1,800 square foot home in the heart of suburbia, and still wakes up in a panic most Friday mornings when the garbage truck rumbles down the street.

However, Layne has a secret identity. Twice a year he straps on his super suit—a bicycle jersey—and sweeps executives and doctors into the biggest adventure of their lives.  

It came from his biggest kick in the butt: cycling across America.  Now Layne’s guided teams (or gone alone) by bike through 49 countries, and this year he’ll finally publish his stories about them. 

[Feb 12, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

03:04 - Layne Gneiting Intro

04:04 - Anything is Possible

06:48 - The Road Less Traveled

07:57 - Summer Break

08:42 - Morning Commute

09:42 -  Growth X Bazillion

10:56 - The Details

12:13 - Eight is Enough

15:02 - Wanderlust

16:33 - How to Broaden

19:55 - Go With the Flow

22:38 - Safety First

25:40 - Get With the Program

26:54 - It's About the Adventure

28:09 - Find Layne Gneiting online

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/wayofthehero/

-          Website: wayofthehero.com

28:52 - Coming Up Next!

30:51 - Mentors

-          Odds Bodkin

32:14 - Book Recommendations

-          The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

-          The King of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner

34:01 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


  

Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.

 

In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are joined by Dr. Paul J. Zak. Dr. Zak is a University Professor at Claremont Graduate University and is in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists. Paul’s two decades of research extending the boundaries of behavioral neuroscience have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea. His most recent book is Immersion: The Science of the Extraordinary and the Source of Happiness. Besides his academic appointment, he is a four time tech entrepreneur. In 2017 he founded Immersion Neuroscience, a software platform that allows anyone to measure what the brain loves in real-time that is used to improve outcomes in entertainment, education, advertising, and emotional health. He is a regular TED speaker and has appeared on Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Fox & Friends, ABC Evening News, and his work has been reported in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time, The Economist, Scientific American, Fast Company, Forbes, and many others. [Feb 5, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:17 - Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:58 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

04:16 - The Topic of the Day: Trust                                                          

04:31 - Dr. Paul Zak Intro

06:37 - I Might Be a Martian                                                       

08:38 - The Great Motivator                                                       

11:21 - Win-Win                                                              

13:07 - Thrill of the Chase                                                            

14:14 - Being Practical                                                   

16:01 - Reverse-Engineering                                                      

16:56 - Persuadable Humans                                                     

19:23 - Measuring Emotions                                                       

21:33 - Part of a Team                                                   

25:46 - Dogs and Cats Living Together                                                    

29:33 - Trust But Verify                                                

32:37 - The Answer: Slow Down!                                                              

34:39 - Free Won't                                                          

36:16 - It's Still On You                                                  

37:34 - I Think, Therefore I Do                                                   

40:12 - What About Love?                                                           

43:25 - Time is Happiness                                                            

45:48 - Find Dr. Zak Online

-          LinkedIn: in/paul-zak-91123510

-          Website: getimmersion.com                                      

46:26 - Wrap Up                                                              

-          Immersion – Dr. Paul J. Zak

48:17 - Next Month: Irrational Fears                                                       

48:25 - Outro                                    

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


REPLAY (Original Air Date: March 13, 2023)

Today we are joined by Gena Cox, PhD. Gena is a corporate adviser and executive coach known as a straight-shooter who also brings warmth and generosity of spirit to her partnerships. She guides CEOs, leaders, and boards as they respond to evolving stakeholder expectations and transformation driven by societal change and organic and M&A growth. Her differentiator is the nuanced insights and recommendations she brings from a lifetime of continuous multi-disciplinary learning, enabling her to offer clients uniquely invaluable insights. Her book, Leading Inclusion, is available wherever books are sold. The book catalyzes executive leaders to drive inclusion from the top of their organizations.  [March 13, 2023]

 

00:00 – Intro

00:20 – Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                               

02:43 - Gena Cox Intro

04:00 - What was the path to becoming a Leadership Advisor?

07:25 - Dealing With the Frustration

09:24 - The Immigrant Experience

11:27 - The Need for a Strategy

16:08 - Inclusion Tops Diversity

19:32 - Are You REDI?

20:52 - A Leadership Problem

24:33 - Chief Transformation Officer

27:21 - From the Top Down

30:33 - Don't Assume, Ask!

33:54 - Is there anybody listening?

38:05 - Find Gena Cox online

-          Website: https://genacox.com

-          LinkedIn: in/genacox

-          Instagram: @genacoxphd

-          Twitter: @genacox

38:54 - Book Recommendations

-          Can We Talk? - Roberta Chinsky Matuson

-          TED Talks - Chris Anderson

-          Leading Inclusion - Gena Cox

42:00 - Who would you consider your greatest mentors?

-          Maternal Grandmother

-          Lawrence W. Hamilton

45:19 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org


Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Chris will be joined by his co-host Patrick Laverty as they discuss topics pertaining to the world of Social Engineering.

 

Today Chris and Patrick are once again joined by Shelby Dacko. Shelby is a Human Risk Analyst with Social‐Engineer, LLC. Her specialties include vishing, OSINT work, educational material production, and public speaking. Notably, she has made over 20,000 vishing calls in her career. She holds a Certified Ethical Social Engineer (CESE) certification and has spoken for Fortune 500 companies.

 

Coming from a background that includes teaching English, and interpreting American Sign Language, Shelby has always had an interest in communication. That interest led her to the Foundational Application of Social Engineering (FASE) class, which she now co-teaches with Christopher Hadnagy.

 

On her days off, Shelby enjoys volunteering for the Innocent Lives Foundation and painting.

[Jan 22, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:19 - Patrick Laverty Intro

00:49 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                      

04:23 - Today's Topic: Telling Stories with Shelby (Part 2)

05:18 - Previously on SE, ETC.

06:43 - Night & Day

07:59 - Finding Our "In"

09:03 - You're Gonna Like the Way You Look

10:54 - We Don't Need No Stinking Badges

12:01 - Attack of the Clones

14:06 - Good Ole' Barb

18:25 - Leisurely Stroll

20:27 - Mission Accomplished!

24:31 - Left to Our Own Devices

29:45 - Being Flexible

31:07 - You Still Need to Plan

33:46 - Debrief BBQ

35:38 - Reposition Ring

40:17 - Wrap Up & Goodbye

42:10 - Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

 

Find us online

-          Chris Hadnagy

-          Twitter: @humanhacker

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy

-          Patrick Laverty

-          Twitter: @plaverty9

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/plaverty9

-          Shelby Dacko

-          Twitter: @scarylilhuman

-          LinkedIn: ­­­linkedin.com/in/shelbydacko

Direct download: Ep._244_-_The_SE_ETC_Series_-_Daytime_Break_In_with_Shelby_Dacko_PART_2.mp3
Category:SE Etc. -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Ryan and I are joined by Robert Wood. Mr. Wood is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). He leads enterprise cyber security, compliance, privacy, and counter intelligence functions at CMS and ensures the Agency complies with secure IT requirements while encouraging innovation.

Mr. Wood has over 10 years of experience in information technology, information security and management consulting.

Prior to CMS, Mr. Wood has built and managed several security programs in the technology sector. He was also formerly a Principal Consultant for Cigital where he advised enterprises about their software security programs. He also founded and led the red team assessment practice with Cigital, focused on holistic adversarial analysis, helping organizations identify and manage risks from alternative perspectives.

Mr. Wood has a B.S. in Information Management & Technology from Syracuse University. [Jan 15, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:18 - Ryan Intro

01:03 - Intro Links:

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/                                               

04:28 - Robert Wood Intro

05:35 - A Small Career Jump

10:31 - The Constant Desire to Learn

12:58 - Unique Challenges

16:08 - Measure & Manage

20:01 - Making it Human

23:14 - Executive Power

26:35 - Pushing Up

29:18 - Part of a Team

32:45 - Mentors

-          Jim Routh

-          Jason Hills

-          Amit Sethi

35:44 - Book Recommendations

-          Think Again - Adam Grant

-          Steal Like An Artist - Austin Kleon

38:29 - Find Robert Wood Online

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/holycyberbatman

-          Website: softsideofcyber.com

39:32 - Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org

TAGS:  


Today we are joined by Tony UcedaVélez. Tony UV is the co-creator of the Process for Attack Simulation & Threat Analysis and the CEO of VerSprite. Tony has over 25 years of IT/InfoSec work across a vast range of industries. He is also the OWASP leader for Atlanta, GA. [Jan 8, 2024]

 

00:00 - Intro

00:19 - Intro Links

-          Social-Engineer.com - http://www.social-engineer.com/

-          Managed Voice Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/vishing-service/

-          Managed Email Phishing - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/se-phishing-service/

-          Adversarial Simulations - https://www.social-engineer.com/services/social-engineering-penetration-test/

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK - https://social-engineering-hq.slack.com/ssb

-          CLUTCH - http://www.pro-rock.com/

-          innocentlivesfoundation.org - http://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/

03:00     Tony UV Intro

03:34     Good in Chaos

05:28     VerSprite

06:18     Future Focus

09:38     It's Like a Flea Market

13:19     Groomed by Marketing

14:46     The Age of Misinformation

17:14     How to Defend

21:34     Human Validation

23:49     Implicit Trust

26:01     Zero Trust in Humans

29:33     Mentors

-          Parents

32:25     Book Recommendations

-          The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

-          The Greatest Salesman in the World - Og Mandino

34:08     Find Tony UV online

-          X/Twitter: @t0nyuv

-          LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tonyuv/

34:53 - Guest Wrap Up & Outro

-          www.social-engineer.com

-          www.innocentlivesfoundation.org



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