Hack Your Next Job: Use Recruiter OSINT tactics to your Advantage

The cybersecurity industry was facing a talent shortage prior to Covid-19. As companies shifted to remote work, some cyber professionals were re-assigned to other tasks, including IT support. Nearly half a million workers are needed right now in cybersecurity roles around the country.
Use the OSINT tactics that recruiters us to discover new CyberSecurity candidates to get found, stand out and move your resume to the top of the pile.
We’ll take a look at ways recruiters are sourcing candidates for specific security roles and see how we can reverse this tactics to make your LinkedIn and resume stand out to recruiters and get your application past Human Resources and into the hands of decision makers.


Alethe Denis

Alethe Denis is a social engineer who specializes in open-source intelligence (OSINT) and phishing, specifically voice elicitation or phishing over the phone. Awarded a DEF CON Black Badge at DEFCON 27 for Winning the Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) contest, she is the VP of Dragonfly Security, CFO of PENGUIN, Voice & Data Services and a Founding Member of the DC209 DEFCON Group.

She's presented at BSides San Francisco, the Layer 8 Conference, WeAreHackerz WHackzCon and joined panels at DerbyCon and the Human Firewall Event. And by day she works in Market and Talent Intelligence at ManpowerGroup, a global staffing giant.

Most recently, she and her team ‘Password Inspection Agency’ placed Second in the TraceLabs Global Missing Persons OSINT CTF V. Then came back to win the Black Badge (or 1st place) in the TraceLabs Global Missing Persons OSINT CTF VI.

Thursday Oct 29, 2020 - 01:45 PM CDT

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