Psychology of Social Engineering: Decoding the Mind of a Cyber Attacker

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About this webinar

In an era where cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, one method remains alarmingly effective—social engineering.

This insightful webinar delves into the intricate relationship between social engineering and human psychology, uncovering the secrets behind its persistent success in the cybersecurity landscape.

Join us as we explore the dynamics of social engineering attacks, highlighting how they exploit basic human tendencies to bypass even the most advanced technological safeguards.

Our discussion will focus on real-world examples, demonstrating the tactical use of psychology by social engineers and the common misconceptions that empower their strategies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding Social Engineering: Learn about the evolution and persistence of social engineering in cyberattacks.
  • Human Psychology in Cybersecurity: Gain insights into how social engineers manipulate psychological principles.
  • Tactical Awareness: Identify the tactics used (and not used) by social engineers and understand the misinformation leveraged in their campaigns.
  • Strategic Defense: Equip yourself with the knowledge to better protect your organization against these low-tech, high-impact threats.

Guest Speaker:

Tim Chase, a seasoned expert with over 20 years in information security, leads the Global Field CISO team at Lacework. Known for his expertise in Board-level security advocacy and decision-making, Tim brings a wealth of knowledge, particularly in DevSecOps. He has shared his insights at major industry events and through LinkedIn Learning courses.

Who Should Attend:

Cybersecurity professionals, IT personnel, organizational leaders, and anyone interested in understanding the intersection of human psychology and cyber threats.

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