Social Engineering Deep Dive, Part 1 – Perry Carpenter – SCW #90



Tune in for this discussion on social engineering and its merits on being recognized as a legitimate component of cyber security. We’ll also dive into the whole notion of motive and intent as it pertains to deliberately misrepresenting yourself, or simply lying to your customer in order to get them to be more secure.

Segment Resources:

The Aspies Guide to Social Engineering: from DEF CON 27 Social Engineering Village:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IraysvK38A
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Full Episode Show Notes

Social Engineering Deep Dive, Part 1

Guests

Perry Carpenter

Perry Carpenter – Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer at KnowBe4

@PerryCarpenter

Perry Carpenter (author of, “Transformational Security Awareness: What Neuroscientists, Storytellers, and Marketers Can Teach Us About Driving Secure Behaviors” and host of the “8th Layer Insights” podcast) currently serves as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer for KnowBe4, the world’s most popular security awareness and simulated phishing platform.

Previously, Perry led security awareness, security culture management, and anti-phishing behavior management research at Gartner Research, in addition to covering areas of IAM strategy, CISO Program Management mentoring, and Technology Service Provider success strategies. With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Mr. Carpenter has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the best-known global brands.

Perry holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) from Norwich University in Vermont and is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO).

Hosts

Fredrick

Fredrick “Flee” Lee – CSO at Gusto

@fredrickl

Fredrick “Flee” Lee is the Chief Security Officer at Gusto, where he leads information and physical security strategies including consumer protection, compliance, governance and risk. Before Gusto, Lee spent more than 15 years leading global information security and privacy efforts at large financial services companies and technology startups, most recently as Square’s Head of Information Security. He previously held senior security and privacy roles at Bank of America, NetSuite and Twilio. Lee was born and raised in Mississippi and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Jeff Man

Jeff Man – #HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems

@MrJeffMan

Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.

Kat Valentine

Kat Valentine – Compliance Free Agent (Consultant) at Osmosis Security

@kjvalentine

Getting her start with phones and computers at the early age of 6, Kat decided to put fear of success and failure aside to start Osmosis Security, a boutique security firm that supported her vision of what the professional hacker community should be focused on. Kat had humble beginnings and started her career working technical support for a local dial-up ISP in 1998. Since then, Kat worked in many different roles, from network voice engineer, vulnerability researcher to auditor, and is responsible for the secure and compliant design of several well-known cloud providers, payment providers, security platforms and end user applications, including the first compliance automation platform.

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