The Social Engineer's Playbook: A Practical Guide to Pretexting
The Social Engineer’s Playbook was written by RedTeam Security founder and CEO, Jeremiah Talamantes. It is a practical guide to pretexting and a collection of Social Engineering pretexts for Hackers, Social Engineers, and Security Analysts. Build effective social engineering plans using the techniques, tools, and expert guidance in this book.
The Social Engineer’s Playbook is a practical guide to pretexting and a collection of social engineering pretexts for Hackers, Social Engineers, Security Managers, CISOs and Security Analysts. Learn how to build effective social engineering plans using the techniques, tools and expert guidance in this book. Learn valuable elicitation techniques, such as: Bracketing, Artificial Ignorance, Flattery, Sounding Board, and others.
This book covers a very brief introduction to tools, such as: Maltego, Social-Engineer Toolkit, Dradis, Metasploit and Kali Linux among others. Crucial to any social engineering test is the information used to build it. Discover the most valuable sources of intel and how to put them to good use.
About The Author, Jeremiah Talamantes
Jeremiah Talamantes has nearly 20 years in the IT security industry. He has a masters degree in Information Security & Assurance and an executive business education from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza School of Business. Jeremiah is an active security researcher and an adjunct faculty member at Norwich University, College of Graduate Studies in Information Security & Assurance. He has held numerous leadership roles including CISO and expert consultant to several Fortune 500 companies. He is a CISSP, CCISO, CEH, CHFI, and CCENT.
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