Beyond Network and Apps: Pen Testing Wetware
Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2008
Terry Gudaitis, PhD, Cyber Intelligence Director, will present at this year's SANS WhatWorks in Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking Summit on the definition of "Wetware" and how social engineering relates to penetration testing methodology. Dr. Gudaitis' presentation, "Beyond Network and Apps: Pen Testing Wetware," will discuss the psychology behind social engineering and how it is used by criminals to exploit individuals and manipulate them into releasing confidential information. Attendees will learn the critical components of a successful social engineering scam, including its key phases, and basic methodologies. Case studies will also be used to outline the most common objectives for implementing a socially engineered attack.
Dr. Gudaitis is a nationally-recognized authority on cyber security, cyber crime profiling and psychology. She has provided consultation and leadership in cyber crime to public and private industry including SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) and NSEC (Network Security Corp.), federal intelligence agencies and bureaus, and law enforcement, focusing on domestic and international security issues. Dr. Gudaitis has served on the United States Secret Service Advisory Board for Insider Threat and trained investigators at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
1:30- 2:30 PM
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