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Play by Play: A Penetration Tester's Guide to Social Engineering

by Stephen Haunts and Lars Klint

In this course, you’ll learn about basic and advanced techniques used in social engineering attacks.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: A Penetration Tester’s Guide to Social Engineering, Stephen Haunts and Lars Klint are going to delve into the shadowy world of social engineering. Learn about information gathering, pre-texting, and manipulation. By the end of this course, you’ll know a wide range of techniques that you can use to protect yourself and your company from a social engineering attack.

About the authors

Stephen Haunts is an experienced Software Developer and Leader who has worked across multiple business domains including Computer Games, Finance, and Healthcare Retail and Distribution. Stephen has worked in languages ranging from Assembler, various forms of BASIC, to C and C++, and then finding his love of C# and .NET. Stephen also runs a Software Development and Leadership blog called {Coding in the Trenches} which can be read at http://www.stephenhaunts.com . Stephen also runs a small music ... more

Lars is an Azure instructor with A Cloud Guru, author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, aspiring Microsoft Azure expert and part time classic car collector. He is heavily involved in the space of cloud computing services, especially Azure, and is a published author, solution architect and writer for numerous publications. He has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years and co-organises the DDD Melbourne community conference, organises developer events with... more

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