Socially Engineered

Socially Engineered : Using Social Engineering and Persuasion Techniques to Get Anything You Want

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Socially Engineered will help readers in information security and in other professions become world-class social hacking chameleons. This book demonstrates the step-by-step methods used by social hackers to develop on-the-spot lie detection, active listening, reading social cues and body language and how to hack situations to accomplish their goals. Infosec professionals need to understand and master these techniques to be able to navigate the myriad human interactions that are crucial to mission success.

Author Tyler Cohen brings her expertise in human compromise and social engineering to readers, teaching them how to read every situation and social interaction and turn them to their advantage. Socially Engineered teaches readers how to become experts at hacking the system, situations, and people around them. By the end of this book, readers will become true masters of their own destinies, full-on human influencers who can make any social situation their own and achieve their objectives.

Learn how to approach every human interaction with the end result in mind-skills that will improve your success in achieving your objectives Many books teach body language, self-help, or social engineering skills-this books brings it all together, walking you through the process of using specific, learned skills to get what you want By the end of the book, you will be able to hack social situations to shift outcomes in your favor
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 320 pages
  • 191 x 235mm
  • Rockland, United States
  • English
  • 0124059309
  • 9780124059306

Table of contents

Introduction: Why You Need This Book

Determining a Goal: What Do I Want?

Controlling the Three Facets of Desperation

Researching Your Target

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying to You

Active Listening and How to Read People

Self Perception vs External Perception - What Do I Look Like to Everyone Else?

The "What's in It for Me?" Concept

Body Language - Yours and Other People's, How to Read It and Make It Work to Your Advantage

How to Make Anyone Like You and Want to Help You

Faking It

The Mechanics of Influence

Key Differences in Influencing Men and Women

Using the Group Dynamic to Your Advantage and How to Make Yourself Relatable to Anyone

Putting It All Together - What We Have Learned
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