“I Promise I'm Legit: Winning with Words” presented at Skydogcon 2016

by Cyni Winegard, Bethany Ward,

Summary : Social engineering is quickly becoming more prevalent in the infosec industry. Users are becoming more educated about social engineering attempts, but they still fall victim to attacks. Why? Well, like all technology, with great improvement to technology comes great improvement to exploitation, and maybe not so great improvement to security. This presentation explores the subtleties involved in wordcrafting, tone of voice, and adaptability during dreaded human interaction.