May 19, 2020

Most likely, World Password Day passed you by with minimal, if any, fanfare. No candles were wished upon and blown out. No carols were sung. No sparklers were proudly waved. Established in 2013 and quietly celebrated the first Thursday of May ever since, if you observe...

March 24, 2020

The phrase “echo chamber” is often associated with politics, but I promise that this is NOT a political post. I recently had an experience that got me thinking that our echo chambers can go beyond politics and social networking platforms. The industries in which we wor...

November 26, 2019


I am not a security expert. I work for security experts—really knowledgeable and kind ones, but, nonetheless, I am NOT a security expert. To help you understand just how much I am NOT a security expert, I’ll share some facts with you:

  • Until I started...

October 29, 2019

Last month, I had the privilege of sitting on a panel discussion at DerbyCon 9 and discussing the differences between vishing in a competitive environment and vishing professionally. The all-star line-up featured Chris Hadnagy, President and CEO of Social-Engineer, Inc...

October 29, 2019

Even if you’re not an avid sports fan, there’s something electric about watching a live event. Sure, part of the pleasure is seeing your team play in person, but there’s also the camaraderie of cheering with other fans, the thrill of seeing yourself on the Jumbotron, a...

September 24, 2019

Earlier this month, we returned from DerbyCon IX in Louisville, Kentucky. Knowing that this year’s DerbyCon would be the last of its kind made the weekend bittersweet. From trading favorite stories with old friends to hearing about the real impact that DerbyCon has had...

August 27, 2019

There's a world of security resources out there that you know you should be leveraging as a small business — especially the free ones. But how do you know where to find them?

Let this index be your guide.

A. Policies, Procedures,...

August 27, 2019

Once again, the Social Engineering Village at DEF CON 27 exceeded all of our expectations. Interesting speakers, enthusiastic participants, and more games, talks, and panels than one person can possibly take in over the course of 3 days. Mad props to Chris Hadnagy and...

August 21, 2018

CG Silvers Consulting is proud to announce a new partnership with KnowBe4, industry leader in managed security awareness training. 

As an official partner, CG Silvers Consulting will offer clients the full suite of KnowBe4 products and services, including:

  • Online e...

August 16, 2018

This year's DEF CON theme was "1983: The View from Dystopia's Edge." When the world goes to pieces, what do we do? Who do we turn to?

Who would I want on my dystopia survival squad?

After DEF CON 26, I have my answer:

  1. Chris Hadnagy, to assemble and lead an awesome...

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