Penetration Testing & Prevention Techniques

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 TIME: 11:10-12:10 LOCATION: Carl von Gontard

Evolution of Social Engineering Tactics and Defenses

Social engineering strategies and tactics have changed over the years. When cyber defenses are deployed, sometimes the weakest link is in between the chair and the keyboard.  Fraud vs. erroneous acts, and why bad guys are motivated to social engineer victims: for example, criminals hijack dormant accounts, and trick victims into putting money into them, then it is immediately transferred out; these usually happen near close of business before a weekend. We will look at past and recent examples, the results, and newer defensive techniques that security-conscious organizations are deploying. 

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Background: John Tolbert is a Lead Analyst and Managing Director of KuppingerCole, Inc (US). As Lead Analyst, John covers a number of different research areas, outlined below. John also advises cybersecurity and IAM vendors, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, regarding their product and...


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Cybersecurity Leadership Summit 2018 Europe

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  • Nov 12 - 14, 2018 Berlin, Germany