BSidesKC | April 26-27, 2019 | Plexpod Westport: 300 E 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111

EC-Council Social Engineering Workshop

Friday: 8am-12pm

Cost: $199.00 (Includes free participant badge to Saturday conference)

Register at EC-Council:

Enter Promo Code JJ10 at checkout or contact Jessica Johnson for questions/registration (505) 922-2894 or


This is a half-day conference that will have workshops on social engineering, open source intelligence gathering (OSINT) and ethical hacking. Experts in the field of social engineering coming to talk about how the hackers use social engineering to get the information they want, and also how you can defend against social engineers.

Workshop Outline:

Fundamental Social Engineering

  • What is social engineering
  • Principles of persuasion
  • Types of social engineering
  • Ethical considerations
  • Social engineering as it pertains to “the hack”
  • LAB: Interpersonal communications and Pretexting

Applied Social Engineering

  • Creating payloads
  • Cloning and standing up phishing web servers
  • Automated phishing solutions
  • Spoofing calls for vishing
  • Physical Security and baiting
  • Tailgating
  • Applying the concepts to gain access
  • LAB: Phishing, Vishing, and Baiting


Joe Gray

Joe joined the U.S. Navy directly out of High School and served for 7 years as a Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician. Joe is an Enterprise Security Consultant at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security in Knoxville, TN. Joe also maintains his own Blog and Podcast called Advanced Persistent Security. In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading news relevant to information security, attending information security conferences, contributing blogs to various outlets, bass fishing, and flying his drone. CISSP-ISSMP, GSNA, GCIH.