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Hacking your mind and emotions

Date

March 30, 2022

Time

7pm EDT

Location

Issuetrak | 6160 Kempsville Cir #101b Norfolk, VA

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Questions? Join the conversation on Discord channel #devseccon-virginia

About the event:

We’ll be kicking off our very first DevSecCon Virginia event with Branson Matheson, IoT Security Architect/ Tecnical Lead, Cisco. He’ll be covering Hacking your mind and emotions!

Location (hybrid):
In-person: Issuetrak, 6160 Kempsville Cir #101b · Norfolk, VA
Remote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkzx9BY89Mg

Huge thank you to the team at Issuetrak for hosting us

Hacking your mind and emotions!

Most admins will agree that users tend to be the weakest link in the maintenance of security in an environment. People are easily manipulated by their very nature. Social Engineering techniques are used on us every day, and I will demonstrate how you can learn to recognize those techniques and build some strong defenses in your environment. I will discuss and demonstrate some basic psychology, social engineering theory and actual implementation at several levels: Remote interaction, Indirect manipulation, and one-on-one engineering. I will also discuss some defense against these attacks through the use of effective policies and awareness training.

Branson Matheson

IoT Security Architect/ Technical Lead at Cisco

About Branson Matheson

Most admins will agree that users tend to be the weakest link in the maintenance of security in an environment. People are easily manipulated by their very nature. Social Engineering techniques are used on us every day, and I will demonstrate how you can learn to recognize those techniques and build some strong defenses in your environment. I will discuss and demonstrate some basic psychology, social engineering theory and actual implementation at several levels: Remote interaction, Indirect manipulation, and one-on-one engineering. I will also discuss some defense against these attacks through the use of effective policies and awareness training.

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