Ep. 135 - Fear of video and snakes with Lisa Forte


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In this episode, Chris Hadnagy and Maxie Reynolds are joined by social engineering and insider threats expert: Lisa Forte. Learn how Lisa went from fighting terrorists and real-life sea pirates to being an expert on cybercrime and social engineering. Discover how scammers are taking advantage of global uncertainty and understand how to protect yourself from attack.

00:00 – Introduction to Lisa Forte

02:38 – Lisa's path to a career in social engineering

05:27 – The psychology that terrorists use to recruit teenagers

07:52 – Lisa's experience with fighting cyber crime

08:43 – Why Lisa named her cyber security company “Red Goat

10:23 – The world pandemic made hospitals and their supply chains vulnerable to attack

14:38 – Keep secure by realizing the value of the information you possess

15:41 - How Cyber Volunteers 19 is helping to save lives by making hospitals secure. (twitter)

21:25 – Ego suspension is a required skill for a good social engineer

25:47 – Find someone who gives you honest feedback

27:28 – How Chris deals with harsh criticism

30:27 – New documentary: “hacker:HUNTER Ha(ck)cine” (Part 1) (Part 2)

34:44 – Lisa's Vlog: “Rebooting

35:44 – Lisa's and Chris’s experience with exposure therapy.

40:00 – How scammers take advantage of global uncertainty

42:37 – Law enforcement has a big disadvantage when fighting cyber crime

45:42: Lisa’s Contact info:



Rebooting vlog with Chris


46:56 – Lisa's Book recommendation

Prisoners Of Geography

50:20 – Outro



The Human Hacking Conference

The Innocent Lives Foundation

Human Hacking Book

Phishing As A Service®

Trainings: Practical Open Source Intelligence For Everyday Social Engineers

Advanced Practical Social Engineering Training

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