On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security and Chair of the Women in Security and Privacy Board. Their conversation covers everything from neuroscience to spearfishing and human’s place in cyber security.
Rachel is a human hacker, also known as a social engineer, and she begins the episode by explaining her background in social engineering and experience in the non profit space. She credits her success in the field to her background in neuroscience and behavioral psychology as well as training in improv.
1:59 - Rachel Tobac and today’s episode of Hacker Valley Red is introduced.
8:50 - What are the skills needed to become a social engineer?
10:51 - Rachel leads Ron and Chris through an improv exercise.
13:59 - Rachel shares where she thinks technology is headed.
20:20 - Rachel shares the scariest part of social engineering hacks.
25:29 - Rachel’s key takeaways.
34:11 - Rachel is looking toward 2020 election security.