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Ep. 118 - Can I Scare You Into Being Secure With Dr. Jessica Barker Ep. 118 - Can I Scare You Into Being Secure With Dr. Jessica Barker Ep. 118 - Can I Scare You Into Being Secure With Dr. Jessica Barker Ep. 118 - Can I Scare You Into Being Sec

Dr. Jessica Barker runs a cyber security consultancy and, with a background in sociology, specializes in the human side of cyber security. She is especially interested in attitudes and behaviors in relation to cyber security, and her work is focused on communication, awareness, behavior and culture. On this episode we discuss things like: Jessica recommends a few books for us and you can find out more about her on her site: The Influential Mind:...


Ep. 117 – Fixing marriages, teenagers and saving hostages with Chris Voss

Chris Voss is an author, and professor. His is also a former FBI hostage negotiator, the CEO of The Black Swan Group Ltd, and co-author of the book, Never Split the Difference. Chris discusses: What are negotiation skills?How are they useful in every day lifeWhat is tactical empathyWhat is a black swan?Can you really use these skills to save lives?So much more!! Chris can be found on his website: and you can also find him on Twitter at:...


Ep. 116 – Building a C.A.L.M Narrator With Gregg Henriques

Gregg Henriques is a psychologist and professor with expertise in depression, suicide and personality disorders. He developed a new theoretical system for psychology and joins us today to share it with us. As we discuss his theory we will talk about: His new theory of psychologyThe 4 interlocking peices and how we can apply them in every day lifeHow to build a C.A.L.M NarratorSo much more.... You can find out more about Gregg on his website: as well as his articles on...


Ep. 115 - Leading Everyone like Dogs with Chase Hughes

Chase Hughes is an ex-military Chief that wanted to learn how to better the study of influence. He wanted to see if he could teach anyone to use these skills fast and with precision. Join us this month as we discuss this very topic with Chase and try to answer: Can we train people in influence like we train animals?Can we control our own minds to condition ourselves to not be influenced?Can we change how we react to fear, anger or other emotions?So much more... You can follow Chase on his...


Ep. 114 – Finding Love with Whitney Merrill

Whitney Merrill is a privacy attorney, worked with the EFF and runs the Crypto and runs the Crypto Privacy Village at DEF CON. (See a pattern yet?) This month we have a very fun and lighthearted chat with Whitney about things like: Is it possible to remain private today?Is it possible to be safe and date online?How dangerous is OSINT?And so much more You can find out more about Whitney on her website: She recommends the book "How To Make a Spaceship" by...


Ep 113 - Nutrition Facts for Online Information with Clint Watts

Join us with our guest Clint Watts as we ask questions about: Misinformation campaigns and their success. Clint can be followed on his Twitter Account @selectedwisdom and on Clint also recommends these books: Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment Francis Fukuyama The Fifth Risk Michael Lewis American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America


Ep. 112 - Catching Spies and Paying Parking Tickets with Joe Navarro

Joe Navarro immigrated to American not knowing any English. How did this mold and shape him to become one of the most well known FBI agents and now one of the world's leading expert's in body language? Join us in this discussion to find out: Why did he write this book?We will see more of him before another 8 years?How has nonverbal reading changed his life?Can you really learn these skills?Did Cat's youth really make her doubt Joe's stories?And so much more.... You can find more...


Ep. 111 – Crypto AI Blockchain Smoothies at Walmart with Nick Furneaux

Did you know that Walmart sells smoothies? Well we didn't either (and we still don't think they do), but this smooth talking Brit will have all of you driving to your local walmart ordering a Crypto AI Blockchain smoothie from Walmart before you are done listening. Nick Furneaux, lord of all OSINT and new author about crypto currency sheds light on exactly how crypto and social engineering collide. This is one podcast you will certainly enjoy, whilst laughing all the way to smoothie...


Ep. 110 – From SECTF to Pro SE with Whitney and Rachel

So many times we get asked how can you become a professional social engineer. This month we talk to two amazing women who were never in the industry, took a huge risk and it paid off. Join us in this fascinating conversation with Whitney Maxwell and Rachel Tobac. These two wonderful personify doing things ethically, honestly and with empathy. They are an amazing example to our community and we had a great opportunity to talk about: Whitney Maxwell can be found on Twitter at...


Ep. 109 – Do You Remember a Jennifer with Ian Rowland

I sense there is something important in your life? Something that you will be listening to shortly that will change the way you view... everything. Ian Rowland is a renowned expert into cold reading. In his book, "The Full Facts Book of Cold Reading", Ian explains exactly how cold reading works. Despite being told exactly how this trickery works, notice how he still reads Cat during our podcast. We discuss: Check out Ian on his website: or his Twitter account:...


Ep. 108 - Neil Fallon Is My Tech Support

It might not come as a shock to you that we here at SEORG love Neil Fallon and Clutch. Having Neil out at DEF CON was an amazing experience. After 4 long days at DEF CON we hosted our annual live podcast for Episode 108. Join us as: You can follow Neil on Twitter at: @npfallon Check out Chris' latest book: Social Engineering: The SCIENCE of Human Hacking


Ep. 107 – All Your Bias Are Belong to Us with Paolo Gaudiano

Paolo Gaudiano has more than 25 years of interdisciplinary research, teaching, entrepreneurship, consulting, public speaking and writing experience. He recently embarked on a mission to use everything he has learned to revolutionize the way people think about Diversity & Inclusion, and what they do about it. Today we discuss: You can follow Paolo on his twitter account: or his company Aleria PBC Paolo recommended a few books this month: The Diversity...


Ep. 106 – Going Between the Dog and the Wolf with Amy Herman

Amy E. Herman is the founder and president of The Art of Perception, Inc., a New York-based organization that conducts professional development courses to leaders around the world including at the FBI, CIA, Scotland Yard, and the Peace Corps. Herman was also the Director of Educational Development at Thirteen/WNET, the educational public television station serving New York and New Jersey, and the Head of Education at The Frick Collection for over ten years, where she oversaw all of the...


Ep. 105 – Networking is a Bad Word with Jordan Harbinger

Jordan Harbinger, formally from the Art of Charm, now hosts a new show called - The Jordan Harbinger Show. As a long time friend of the SEPodcast we wanted to discuss how Jordan restarted his life after parting ways with AOC. Instead our conversation took a very interesting turn and we discussed some fascinating topics: Jordan shares some really interesting insights with us and gives us a new book recommendation: Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success by Benjamin...


Ep. 104 - Having the Courage To Create a Tribe with Dov Baron

How important is fitting into a tribe? Can you create a new tribe? If you do, will you be all alone? This month's guest, the fascinating Dov Baron, explores these questions and more. You can find Dov on his website at: You can buy his book, Fiercely Loyal on Amazon


Ep. 103 - How To Be A Good Parent With Michael Bazzell

Michael Bazzell spent 18 years as a government computer crime investigator. During the majority of that time, he was assigned to the FBI's Cyber Crimes Task Force where he focused on open source intelligence, hacking cases, and personal data removal methods. As an active investigator for multiple organizations, he has been involved in numerous high-tech criminal investigations including online child solicitation, child abduction, kidnapping, cold-case homicide, terrorist threats, and high...


Ep. 102 - Penning the Future with JJ Green

JJ Green just wants to share the story. With over 25 years of journalistic travel into 51 countries he has witnessed conflicts, disasters and political struggles that have shaped our world today. On this podcast we discuss: Join the Panel this month of: humanhacker, hackingdave, vlkyri, catmurd0ck as we talk about this and a whole lot more. You can follow JJ at @jgreenwtop or @natsec09 JJ recommends a book that is right up our alley: American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover...


Ep. 101: Flash Bangs: The Reformation of an Social Engineer

Eric Taylor, aka CosmoTheGod, formerly of UGNazi has been caught arrested and now reforming his past ways turn his skills to the good. Join us as we talk to Eric about: You can find Eric on Twitter at: And he recommends the book by Kevin Mitnick, Ghost in the Wires


Ep. 100 - Sky Robots vs War Apes with Lucky Yates

Lucky Yates is an actor and writer, known for Archer (2009), The American Shame (2001) and American Dirtbags (2015). Lucky is a hilarious guest that entertained us and we got to discuss some really interesting topics: Come and laugh with us on this very special podcast - Our 100th episode! Lucky invites you to follow him on Instagram: And also to read a pretty disturbing book called "The Butchering Art - Lindsey Fitzharris" Check out our...


Ep. 099 - In Robin Dreeke we Trust

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