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May 9, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Social Engineering Emerging Trends and Threats


In this presentation, Patrick Laverty will unveil the evolving tactics and techniques employed by cyber adversaries to manipulate and deceive individuals into divulging sensitive information or performing actions that compromise security. As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do the human-centric tactics aimed at exploiting our inherent psychological vulnerabilities. This presentation will spotlight the most recent and innovative social engineering campaigns, providing attendees with an understanding of the current threat landscape. By exploring real-world examples and case studies, participants will gain actionable insights to recognize, combat, and stay one step ahead of these ever-evolving challenges in the realm of cybersecurity.

Patrick Laverty is a Cyber Security Professional with Compass IT Compliance. He is a penetration tester and certified social engineer. He was previously the Senior Team Lead at Social-Engineer, LLC and was a Senior Security Consultant at Rapid7. He created the Layer8 Conference and podcast.