Social Engineering Course

Social engineering has become about 75% of an average hacker’s toolkit, and for the most successful hackers, it reaches 90% or more.

John McAfee

Social engineering bypasses all technologies, including firewalls. – Kevin Mitnick

Social Engineering

Even with the employment of Open Source Intelligence, high-tech surveillance technology, and geo-profiling, social engineering remains one of the largest gaps in companies and personal security. With the proper training, it can also be an investigator or analyst’s most effective tool. From community-based police forces, intelligence operators, to the person in HR social engineering skills allow professionals to rapidly identify persons of interest, expose threats and dramatically speed up the intelligence-gathering cycle.

Social engineering skills allow professionals to identify sources, gather reliable information, and build a case. By utilizing the latest techniques, our social engineering course will teach your investigators how to effectively identify and exploit intelligence sources by eliciting information, reading and interpreting body language, and determining source reliability

This course is open to anyone though may be of particular interest to

  • Government & private investigator
  • Corporate security professionals
  • Law enforcement
  • Legal professionals
    • Overview of social engineering and what it is.
    • Master how to read body language and spot lies
    • Learn how to influence others
    • Discover how to question others in a variety of settings and get info from them
    • Learn communication skills as well as influence technique
    • Partake in practical exercises

Day 1

08:00 – Course intro
09:00 – What is Social Engineering (SE) / SE Definitions
10:00 – SE attacks and methods
11:00 – SE and Technology
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – SE Planning
14:00 – Working in teams
15:00 – Risk Management & Security

Day 2

08:00 – Rapport and Non-verbal communication (NVC)
09:00 – Rapport and NVC
10:00 – Rapport and NVC
11:00 – NVC and culture
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Deception detection
14:00 – Deception detection
15:00 – Deception detection

Day 3

08:00 – Interview/questioning preparation
09:00 – Interview/questioning strategy
10:00 – Interview/questioning techniques
11:00 – OSINT for SE
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – OSINT for SE
14:00 – OSINT for SE
15:00 – OSINT for SE

Day 4

08:00 – Situational Awareness & Surveillance
09:00 – SE and influence
10:00 – Psychology of Influence
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Exercise
14:00 – Exercise
15:00 – Exercise

Day 5

08:00 – SE report writing
09:00 – Defensive SE
10:00 – Defensive SE
11:00 – Defensive SE
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Encryption
14:00 – Course wrap up / Exam
15:00 – Exam

Course itinerary is for reference purposes only and is subject to change without notice

The cost for this course is $4999.00 per person