Social engineering - aka people hacking

Type of session: workshop

This workshop will walk you through the stages of a social engineering engagement. Giving insight on how to reduce the risk from potential social engineering attacks personally or for your business.

You will learn how to gather information on your target, crafting phishing emails, and a variety of other techniques used.

Please bring a laptop if you wish to get involved with the information gathering, no tools required these will be shared as part of the workshop.

Session takeaways

  • A greater security awareness
  • Hands on with tools for information gathering
  • An understanding of the types of social engineering attacks


Liam is an experienced sys admin and cyber security consultant. He enjoys helping others become more security aware.

Liam recently launched his own company SilvaTech Solutions that helps all kinds of businesses grow their cyber security awareness.

Note: Speaker information is subject to change

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