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Social Engineering and Open Source Intelligence Workshop – ​Providence, RI

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Course Overview

Day – 1

This is a one-day conference that will have workshops on social engineering, open source intelligence gathering (OSINT) and ethical hacking. Experts in the field of social engineering coming to talk about how the hackers use social engineering to get the information they want, and also how you can defend against social engineers.

Course Overview

Session One

Session One: Fundamentals of Open Source Intelligence

  • Overview of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Describe where OSINT can be gathered
  • Understanding Techniques to Gather OSINT
  • Gathering OSINT on people
  • Ethical and Legal Considerations
  • Understanding privacy in collection of OSINT
    •    LAB: Gathering People OSINT

Session Two

Session Two: Advanced OSINT

  • Motives of Collection
  • Gathering OSINT on businesses
  • Application of data gathered for social engineering
  • Application of data gathered for hacking (i.e. correlation with exploits)
  • Ethical and Legal Considerations
  • Understanding privacy in collection of OSINT
    • LAB: Gathering Business OSINT

Session Three

Session Three: Fundamental Social Engineering

  • What is social engineering
  • Principles of persuasion
  • Types of social engineering
  • Ethical considerations
  • Social engineering as it pertains to “the hack”
    • LAB: Interpersonal communications and Pretexting

Session Four

Session Four: Applied Social Engineering

  • Creating payloads
  • Cloning and standing up phishing web servers
  • Automated phishing solutions
  • Spoofing calls for vishing
  • Physical Security and baiting
  • Tailgating
  • Applying the concepts to gain access
    • LAB: Phishing, Vishing, and Baiting

Joey Gray

Joe Gray joined the U.S. Navy directly out of High School and served for 7 years as a Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician. Joe is an Enterprise Security Consultant at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security in Knoxville, TN. Joe also maintains his own Blog and Podcast called Advanced Persistent Security. In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading news relevant to information security, attending information security conferences, contributing blogs to various outlets, bass fishing, and flying his drone.


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June 7
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin St
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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