Social Engineering Hacking the Human Mind

Mastering Ethical Strategies in Social Engineering for Cyber Resilience

October 03-04, 2024, 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Hotel Centro Westside, Istanbul, Turkiye

Training Objectives

Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the methods social engineers use to gather information and manipulate
their victims. Several tools will be discussed and demonstrated to obtain hands-on experience. Several case studies will
also be discussed in detail.

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Instructor of this course

Dean Pompilio

EC-Council, ISACA, ISC2, CompTIA | Keynote Speaker

  • President & CEO - SteppingStone Solutions

  • Past: Adjunct Professor |Cyber Security | Risk management | Business Transformation - University of Charleston

  • Past: Sr. Information Security Specialist - IFC - International Finance Corporation

  • Past: Sr. Firewall Engineer - Department of State

  • Past: Sr. Security Analyst - Department of Justice

  • Ms. Computer Science - DePaul University

  • Masters Certificate in Visual Communications & Digital 3D Design - The Johns Hopkins University

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15 CPE Hours


This course explores many facets of social engineering. The attendee will gain perspective on these powerful tactics, along with demonstration of several tools. There will also be focus on countermeasures and defensive strategies

  • The attendee will learn about the fascinating world of the social engineer
  • The psychological aspect of social engineering attacks will be discussed from the attacker and victim perspectives
  • Attendees may begin to develop a heightened sense of awareness to detect an attack
  • Additional learning materials will be suggested for further study

Target Audience

  • Cybersecurity executive management
  • Cybersecurity military personnel
  • Cybersecurity engineers
  • Network engineers & administrators
  • System engineers & administrators
  • Software developers
  • Help desk operators
  • Human resources management
  • Presentations/lectures
  • Interactive practical exercises
  • Quizzes
  • Individual assignments and interaction
  • Group discussions
  • Feedback discussion of the previous session activities
  • Course material
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Lunch with coffee/tea break

Course Fee $1700/Participant

Individual
15% Early Bird Discount $1445 till Aug 5, 2024
10% Early Bird Discount $1530 till Sep 5, 2024

Groups/Corporate
2+1 Offer $3,400 for 3 Participants
3+2 Offer $5,100 for 5 Participants
OR
25%
Discount for Group/Corporate


Social Engineering Hacking the Human Mind - Course Schedule

Day 1 - Thursday 03 October, 2024
Registration, Kick off and Introduction
Session One (08:30 am - 10:30 am)

Morning Session - Part 1

  • Introduction to Social Engineering
    • Psychology
    • Physical Security
    • Social Engineering Tools Overview
  • The Social Engineer
    • Social Engineering Attacks
    • Social Engineering Categories
    • Social Engineering Goals
Coffee/Tea Break
Session Two (10:40 am - 12:45 pm)

Morning Session - Part 2

  • Exploitation Lifecycle
    • Reconnaissance
    • Scanning
    • Gaining Access
    • Maintaining Access
    • Covering Tracks
Lunch Break
Session Three (01:30 pm - 03:00 pm)

Afternoon Session - Part 1

  • Social Engineering Techniques
    • Dumpster Diving
    • Impersonation
    • Shoulder Surfing
    • Malicious Copies of Websites
    • Phishing
    • Baiting
    • Tailgating
Coffee/Tea Break
Session Four (03:10 pm - 04:00 pm)

Afternoon Session - Part 2

  • Tool Demonstrations
    • Kali
    • Dradis
  • Google Hacking
    • Advanced operators
    • Boolean operators

End of Day

Day 2 - Friday 04 October, 2024
Recap of previous day
Session One (08:30 am - 10:30 am)

Morning Session - Part 1

  • Information Gathering Demos
    • Advanced Google Hacking
    • Maltego
    • Recon-NG
  • Targeting
    • Information Gathering
    • Making It Personal
Coffee/Tea Break
Session Two (10:40 am - 12:45 pm)

Morning Session - Part 2

  • Targeting Demonstrations
    • Social Engineering Toolkit
    • Cupp
    • Cewl
    • Shodan
    • Scythe
    • Creepy
Lunch Break
Session Three (01:30 pm - 03:00 pm)

Afternoon Session - Part 1

  • Social Engineering Detection and Prevention
    • Becoming Digitally Quiet
    • Becoming Unpredictable
    • Legal Considerations
    • Social Media
    • Social Engineer Types
      • New-bie
      • Kool-bie
      • Curious-bie
      • Real-bie
      • True-bie
      • Student-bie
      • Pro-bie
      • Job-bie
      • Mature-bie
Coffee/Tea Break
Session Four (03:10 pm - 04:00 pm)

Afternoon Session - Part 2

  • Conclusions & What’s Next…
    • Art & Science
    • Language Manipulation
  • Advanced Social Engineering
    • Metasploit
    • Social Engineering Toolkit
    • Veil
    • Physical Security

Closing Certificate distribution End of Course

Course Program
Time Topic
Day 1
08:00 to 08:30Registration & Introduction
Day 1-2
08:30 to 10:30Session One
10:30 to 10:40Coffee/Tea Break
10:40 to 12:45Session Two
12:45 to 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 to 15:00Session Three
15:00 to 15:10Coffee/Tea Break
15:10 to 16:00Session Four