Payton joined the Open Security team after completion of the Applied Cybersecurity Undergraduate Program at the SANS Institute of Technology. Having sharpened his pen-testing skillset and garnering recognition across the industry through his participation in various Capture-The-Flag competitions, Payton quickly set himself apart as a highly motivated self-starter. His experience in Web Application Development and offensive methodologies provide valuable insight to each of his engagements.
Phishing is notorious for its ease of exploitation, high success rate, and variable impact. We will discuss how attacker's can elevate the legitimacy of a phishing campaign using low-severity vulnerabilities, and common features in applications. More importantly, we will then discuss various ways which you can protect yourself or your organization from these out-of-band attacks, which could escalate into catastrophic attacks against yourself, or your organization.