Ever Evolving: Rachel Tobac Talks Social Engineering

We spent some time with Rachel Tobac discussing techniques, awareness and training for organizations seeking to limit the risk from one of the most difficult security threats to counter – social engineering attacks – check it out…


About Rachel Tobac


Rachel Tobac a social engineer and the CEO / Co-founder of SocialProof Security – they hack companies via their people and then train those companies on social engineering so they can limit their risk.

In her spare time, Rachel is the Chair of the Board for the nonprofit Women in Security and Privacy (WISP), which works to advance women in those fields. Before Rachel was a hacker, she studied Neuroscience and Behaviorism in college, was a special needs educator for years, and a UX Researcher.

People sometimes think that Neuroscience, Behaviorism or her other careers aren’t linked to hacking, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The skills Rachel used doing Applied Behavioral Analysis are the same skills she uses to infiltrate companies. 

Ever Evolving Video Series

The Ever Evolving video series features select guests from across the security field who are happy to share some of their insights and expertise with the larger Defender community – stay tuned for more!


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