Mishaal Khan is a subject matter expert in cybersecurity, Open Source Intelligence, social engineering, ethical hacking, and privacy. Mishaal has worked with multinational companies for over 20 years, securing their networks and providing executive-level consultancy as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to manage risk and avoid breaches.
Mishaal is a frequent speaker at cybersecurity conferences like DEFCON and the Wild West Hacking Fest, universities and industry events where he takes a hands-on approach to display his passion for security by involving people in live demos making it fun and thought-provoking. Mishaal also runs a cybersecurity practice as a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO), owns a privacy management and investigations firm along with a dozen industry-standard credentials. Published in March 2023, his book The Phantom CISO offers a practical and comprehensive approach to becoming a successful cybersecurity leader.
The Power of OSINT-Fueled Social Engineering
As an organization what information do you expose to a potential hacker or thief? How easy is it to persuade your employees to give away the keys to the kingdom? In this session you’ll get insight from a Certified Social Engineer Penetration Tester on how bad guys are combining Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) techniques and Social Engineering skills to rob organizations blind. You’ll learn how people can publicly access information on the internet about your organization and see first-hand how social engineers get into the mind of your employees to persuade them to be an unwitting accomplice to crime.