Mitnick Talks Social Engineering and Attack Tactics

Breaches get worse and attacks keep happening, as threat actors have all of the capability thanks to user’s habits.

Speaking at Infosecurity North America in New York City, author, speaker and chief hacking officer of KnowBe4 Kevin Mitnick said that threat actors are able to collect information on their victims all too easily, and when evaluating a company it is also straight-forward to determine suppliers, customers, partners, vendors and employees to enable a social engineering exercise.

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Q&A: The infamous Kevin Mitnick on hacking, ethics, and the way forward for tech

As we speak, Kevin Mitnick is a safety skilled who infiltrates his purchasers’ firms to show their weaknesses. He’s additionally the creator of a number of books, together with Ghost in the Wires. However he’s most referred to as the hacker who eluded the FBI for years, and was finally imprisoned for his methods. We had an opportunity to speak to him about his time in solitary confinement, hacking McDonald’s, and what he thinks about Nameless.

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