Social-Engineer to Host Sessions Shedding Light into the Dark Waters of Malicious Phishing Emails at RSA Conference

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Sessions to Outline How to Stop Advanced Phishing Attacks From Permeating Throughout an Organization

Social-Engineer Inc., the premier consulting and training company specializing in the art and science of social engineering (SE) today announced that Michele Fincher, Chief Influencing Agent, will host two sessions during the RSA Conference. The presentation, titled “Phishing Dark Waters - Defending Against Malicious Emails” will examine the psychology behind successful phishing attacks, teaching users to recognize and respond without becoming live bait. Fincher will lead the session and discuss mechanisms for detecting and preventing phishing attacks by focusing on the human element of security. The session will include information to assist attendees in taking immediate action to improve corporate defenses against phishing emails.

Who: Michele Fincher, Chief Influencing Agent, Social-Engineer, Inc.
What: “Phishing Dark Waters - Defending Against Malicious Emails”
Why does phishing work? Can you really learn to defend against it? Despite the fact that the news is full of major retailers being victimized by phishing, there is hope. Learning to recognize, understand, defend and combat malicious emails is within your grasp. This presentation will shine a bright light into the dark water of malicious emails.
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:10 PM & Wednesday April 22, 2015, 11:30 AM
Where: West, Room: 2022, & West Room 2020, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
Twitter: @SocEngineerInc

Additionally, co-authors and social engineering experts, Chris Hadnagy and Michele Fincher will host a book signing for their latest book: “Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails” in the RSA bookstore on April 23, 2015 at 11:30 am.

About Social-Engineer
About Social-Engineer, Inc. – Social‐Engineer, Inc. is the premier consulting and training company specializing in the art and science of social engineering (SE). Social tactics are an established and quickly growing trend in information security in the forms of phishing, phone elicitation (vishing), and impersonation.

With over three decades of combined experience, Social-Engineer assists organizations in government, law enforcement, and the private sector in detection and mitigation of the devastating effects of both physical and information breaches. Social-Engineer focuses on the abilities of a hostile attacker to exploit the human element of businesses to gain access to corporate assets. Through assessment, education and training Social-Engineer helps organizations protect themselves and their trade secrets. To learn more about professional social engineering services please visit:

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