Certain forms of hacking require much more than knowing html code or how to infiltrate firewalls. For social engineers (also referred to as mind hackers), manipulation is a well honed skill that is essential for completing a job.  These hackers use their knowledge of individuals to manipulate them into giving out personal information. For more information on social engineering and the popular techniques used, check out this infographic from Veracode Application Security.

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Hacking the Mind

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide and virtually, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present. He joined the SXSW advisory board in 2019.

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