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Live Interview: Phishing Techniques and Mitigations

Phishing emails are out there, calls from fake IT departments – with many people working from home, social engineering attacks become more popular than ever.

In this interview with Joe Gray, we will talk about OSINT and social engineering tactics that trick you into opening an attachment, entering your credentials, or downloading a malicious file.


Joe Gray

Senior OSINT Specialist at QOMPLX and Principal OSINT Instructor at the OSINTion

Joe Gray joined the U.S. Navy directly out of High School and served for 7 years as a Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician. In addition to offering Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training through The OSINTion, Joe is currently a Senior OSINT Specialist at Qomplx, Inc. In addition to being the inaugural winner of the DerbyCon Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF), Joe is also the runner up for the 2019 HackFest Quebec SECTF. As a member of the Password Inspection Agency, Joe has won the Missing Persons CTF/OSINT Search party during the DEFCON 28 conference, placed 2nd in the HackFest Quebec Missing Persons CTF, 2nd in the BSides Atlanta OSINT CTF, and 3rd Place in the 2018 & 2019 NOLACon OSINT CTFs.    

Joe has independently placed 3rd in the National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) Missing Persons CTF, 4th Place in the DerbyCon OSINT CTF, and 2nd Place in Hacker Jeopardy at Hack in Paris. Joe has been awarded Black Badges for the 2017 SECTF at DerbyCon and the OSINT Search Party during DEFCON. Joe has contributed material for the likes of TripWire, AlienVault, ITSP Magazine, CSO Online, Forbes, and Dark Reading as well as his own platforms. Joe is the author of several OSINT scripts and tools. Joe is passionate about learning more about the use of Data Science to aid in amplifying and unifying the disciplines of OSINT, OPSEC, Disinformation, and Deception.

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