Cyber Security Disruptive Technologies Theatre

Wed 5th Oct 12:20 to 12:50

Remote social engineering techniques involving every day functions

Picture yourself at work, imagine you’re in a rush, about to go to a meeting, looking up at your monitor you see a new unread email. You open the email, it’s from someone in your internal IT team. IT have installed a new SharePoint site at work and are asking people to see if they can access it? Ask yourself, do you question the authenticity of an internal email? And can even viewing a web page result in your credentials been compromised?

This talk looks at the exploitation of every day functions such Universal Naming Convention (UNC) service via remote social engineering techniques, a devastating but commonly overlooked attack vector.

What you will take away from this session

  • What are the dangers of social engineering?
  • How susceptible to social engineering are average employs?
  • What dangers can using a web browser, reading an emails or opening an office document introduce
  • Why are common dangers typically overlooked by security professionals


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