TEDxFultonStreet: Christopher Hadnagy


Professional hacker ("Social Engineer") Christopher Hadnagy explains how we can protect ourselves from email "phishing", voice-based "vishing", and text-based "SMShing" attacks from con artists. Christopher Hadnagy, is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. Chris possesses over 16 years experience as a practitioner and researcher in the security field. His efforts in education and awareness have helped to expose social engineering as a top threat to security today.

Chris established the world’s first social engineering penetration testing framework at social-engineer.org, as well as the first hands-on social engineering training course and certification, Advanced Practical Social Engineering, attended by law enforcement, military, and private sector professionals.

Chris is also the best-selling author of three books; Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security and Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails.