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NCSS 2023

8 -10 APRIL 2025


National Cyber Security Show 2024 Agenda

National Cyber Security Show


Networking with the enemy: Understanding the mindset of social engineering

01 May 2024
Cyber Solutions Theatre
Cyber Solutions Theatre

Social engineering is a growing threat in today's digital world, where attackers use psychological manipulation to gain access to sensitive information. This talk will explore the mindset behind social engineering, and discuss how attackers use deceptive tactics to gain trust and access. Javvad will examine the various motives behind these attacks and how attackers use psychological techniques to gain access. Javvad will also look at how to recognize and protect yourself from social engineering attacks, as well as how to create a culture of awareness and prevention in your organisation.

By understanding the psychological elements of social engineering, we can better protect ourselves and our organisations from these threats.

Javvad Malik, Lead Security Awareness Advocate - KnowBe4

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