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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 1118608577
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wiley; 1st edition (7 February 2014)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9781118608579
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1118608579
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14.78 x 1.57 x 21.79 cm
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CHRISTOPHER HADNAGY is author of the best-selling book, Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking and professional social engineer who works with Fortune 500 companies.

DR. PAUL EKMAN, PH.D., is the world?s foremost expert on facial expressions and professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Ekman?s pioneering work in the field of nonverbal communication and visual lie detection was the inspiration behind the hit TV series Lie to Me, for which he acted as a scientific consultant. Dr. Ekman has also served as an advisor to police departments and anti-terrorism groups within the United States government, and is the author 13 books, including Telling Lies and Emotions Revealed.

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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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social engineering, human hacking social engineering, human hacking, nonverbal communication social engineering, human hacking, security
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security Social Engineering and Nonverbal Behavior Set
Product Format Paperback Paperback Two Paperback Set
Audience Level Beginner to Advanced Beginner to Advanced Beginner to Advanced
Content Length 416 pages 256 pages 752 pages
Author Christopher Hadnagy & Paul Wilson Christopher Hadnagy, Paul F. Kelly, & Paul Ekman Christopher Hadnagy
Publication Date December 2010 February 2014 February 2014
Imprint Wiley Wiley Wiley
Product Description Tackles the unpredictable human element of security and walks readers through a unique framework for social engineering, explaining each principle before illustrating it with real-world security case studies Helps security professionals decipher what people 'aren't saying' by focusing on the role of nonverbal communication in social engineering and how thinking like a human hacker can help uncover security vulnerabilities Includes full-length versions of Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking and Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security at a discounted price

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