Unmasking the Social Engineer
The Human Element of Security
By Christopher Hadnagy
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: January 2014
Pages: 256

Combining the science of nonverbal communications with the art of social engineering

Social engineers are experts at getting people to do what they want. The step-by-step instructions in this book will put you in a place to get what you want by understanding what people aren’t telling you. Christopher Hadnagy, Dr. Paul Ekman, and Paul Kelly have joined forces to explain how social engineering works and how you can prevent it. Security is more than just defending against people with malicious intent. It’s about using your knowledge of social engineering and “human hacking” to stay in control of every situation.

Learn to instantly identify nonverbal communication

  • Read people’s body language and facial expressions
  • Learn how malicious hackers gain your trust
  • Think like a “human hacker”
  • Understand the security vulnerabilities beyond your IT infrastructure
  • Review real-world case studies with detailed photos of typical non-verbal behaviors of the social engineer
  • Develop the knowledge and skills to neutralize the growing threat from malicious social engineers
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    Paul Ekman has contributed to mankind in a wonderful way, I was excited to see some more from this giant. This book is an excellent combination of the Face coding and other ways human express themselves. Christopher adds nicely to Ekman's lifetime of accomplishments.

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