Incident Response & Threat Intelligence

B1: Robbing a Bank Over the Phone-How an Expert Social Engineer Can Convince You to Do Anything

Thursday, June 8, 2023 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Room 405/406


In this intense session, Joshua brings the audience along for the ride on one of the most advanced social engineering attacks he's ever executed - robbing a bank over the phone. This keynote address is an engaging and entertaining talk about the experiences of an expert social engineer. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as they listen to real audio of Joshua convincing the Vice President of a bank to give up full access to his computer and eventually the entire facility. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how hackers/con men can gain access to your corporations and learn how to apply lessons learned in their professional and personal lives; all while hearing one of the most entertaining accounts from one of the best social engineers in the industry.

Learner Objectives

Attendees will learn: - How a hacker will exploit employees to gain access to restricted areas; both offline and online. - How to identify social engineering attacks - The importance of cyber security awareness and training in the workplace - Best practices for preventing common hacker attacks like Phishing emails, etc. - Actionable items for mitigating potential risk for a cyber security attack