Social engineering is an attack that leverages human psychology to influence a target,
it's a broad range of malicious activities accomplished through human interactions using psychological manipulation to trick users into making security mistakes or giving away sensitive information. Cybercriminals use social engineering tactics because it is usually easier to exploit your natural inclination to trust than it's to discover ways to hack your software. Generally, social engineering attackers have one of two goals whether it's for Sabotage or Theft, nowadays Over 70% of all data breaches are due to social engineering So, through this session, we will talk about the technical, tactics and procedures used in Social engineering attacks also we will talk about how red teams got benefit for these attacks and how blue teams build their defences to prevent these attacks, we are talking about how to penetrate and defend the human mind using advanced social engineering techniques that used by modern APTs.
I'm a Cyber Security senior consultant , Tech Lead @ secure networks, KSA. I have a wide experience in different fields of Cyber Security like Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment, RedTeaming, Security Solutions Implementation, and Cyber Threat Intelligence, I used to conduct Web Applications, Network, Mobile applications and Wireless Penetration Testing on the Customers Environments, I have done Projects with Different Categories of Customers like Banking Sectors, Healthcare Sector, Data Warehouses, Data Centers, Oil&Gas Companies, Government Sectors...etc, and I’ve done many of threat intelligence researches for the customers and profiling a specific threat actors and APTs to create action plans and adversary emulation plans against their TTPs.