Look for video soon!
This is EH-Net's first of hopefully many more webcasts. How many more we do depends greatly on the size of the audience we reach. So now is the time for you to help the entire EH-Net Comunity by spreading the word and getting as many as you can to attend. Many thanks in advance.
Two additional announcements:
- After the live event, come right back to this thread to talk to Chris and Mike.
- A coupon code for a huge discount to the Social Engineering Master Class at ChicagoCon 2009s will be shown during the webcast. Don't miss it!!
This one is sponsored by Core Security Technologies.
Permanent link: [Article]-Webcast: Modern Social Engineering - A Vital Component of Pen Testing
The world of Information Security is changing. Budgets are tighter, attacks are more sophisticated, and the corporate network is no longer the low hanging fruit. That leaves web-enabled applications as the vector-du-jour, but that well is quickly drying up for organized crime as well. As they creep up the OSI Model looking for easier ways to steal your corporate assets, they are quickly making their way up the stack to the unspoken 8th layer, the end user. So what is the next step in the never-ending escalation of this cyber war?
To find out, we must do as Sun Tzu taught. "Think like our enemy!" That is, after all, the primary tenet of penetration testing AKA ethical hacking, isn't it? After years of hardening physical systems, networks, OSs, and applications, we have now come full circle to a new dawn of attack. People are now the target of the advanced hacker, and the cross-hairs are focused squarely on their foreheads... literally. It is only a matter of time before corporations feel the pain of wetware hacking requiring a new approach to testing and defense.
Join world-renowned social engineers, Chris Nickerson of TruTV's Tiger Team and noted expert and international speaker, Mike Murray, as they prepare you for the future of pen testing. This webcast on Tuesday March 10, 2009 at 11:00 CST is your primer to the world of "Modern Social Engineering."
Let us know what topics you'd like for us to cover in the future,