Hacking Humans: Debate and Discuss on Dark Reading Radio

When it comes to stealing data, the weakest point of any company's infrastructure is the employees. Join the editors of Dark Reading and social engineering expert Chris Hadnagy as they discuss human vulnerabilities.

Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the most vulnerable point of any business's IT infrastructure? The answer is the employees themselves.

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In many cases, data theft happens after an employee opens up what looks like a legitimate email only to find out later that he or she has infected the network with malware, allowing attackers access to whatever information they want to steal.

What can security pros and IT professional do to better prepare employees to avoid these types of phishing attacks?

Join the editors of Dark Reading today, Wednesday, October 1, at 1:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. PDT), as they discuss what it's like to hack a human, with social engineering expert and founder of the DEF CON Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest Chris Hadnagy.

Click here for more information about today's show and to learn how you can participate in a live chat following the broadcast.

During today's radio show, Hadnagy will talk about the latest phishing schemes and other social engineering ploys, including those discussed at DEF CON. In addition, he'll talk about how a company can work with its employees to protect against these types of attacks.

If you are interested in learning more about how to hack humans, check out Executive Editor Kelly Jackson Higgins's story on Dark Reading. For more information about today's radio show, click here.

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