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Social Engineering for the Ethical Hacker

Thursday, October 12, 2017

1pm – 2pm EST (60 minutes)


Join NetCom Learning trainer, Tom U., along with Managed Learning Services leader NetCom Learning for a complimentary interactive webinar on "Social Engineering for the Ethical Hacker".

Cybercrimes have become more frequent than anything in the past decade. Social engineering has placed its roots deep and wide, making the entire IT spectrum threatened and vulnerable. Even though as ethical hackers try to trace vulnerabilities, the misuse of trust by social engineers keeps them ahead in the game. This webinar will explain to you all things necessary about social engineering, that shall help you stay safe and low.


» A general overview of social engineering for ethical hacker
» History of Social Engineering
» Is social engineering different from scams and swindling
» Current and historical SE exploits
» The fundamentals
» Elicitation
» Pretexting
» Communication Theory
» Influence
» Susceptible Personality Types
» The future of AI and Social Engineering
» Q&A with the speaker

Target Audience

» Computer Users
» System Admins
» C-Level decision makers
» Human Resources
» Anyone interested in computer security

Featured Speaker:

Tom Updegrove
Tom U.

Speaker Bio:

Tom U. is an Information Security expert with over 35+ years of experience in security tools, technologies and best practices. He has ten years of experience in the creation and deployment of solutions protecting networks, systems and information assets for diverse companies and organizations.