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ASIS Hong Kong - Online talk on "Social Engineering: The Dangerous Nexus between the Cyber and Physical Worlds" (26 May 2021)

22 May 2021 10:46 AM | Anonymous

ASIS Hong Kong Chapter is hosting an online talk on social engineering and prevention strategies on cyber attacks by Mr. Christopher Salgado.


Christopher Salgado is a highly accomplished and trusted security and investigations leader with more than 19 years in cyber and physical investigations. Throughout his career, he has assisted Fortune 50 companies including via the installation of numerous innovative and efficient processes in the topics of investigations, security, brand protection, threat management, business continuity, intelligence, operations, recruiting, customer service, employee morale and leadership. The companies that have benefitted from his services span across the spectrum of industries, including social media, pharmaceutical, luxury brands consumables, automotive, electronics, film production, streaming services, entertainment and insurance. He has also assisted investigations firms and law firms across the globe. Christopher Salgado is a contributing author to PI Magazine on cyber and social media investigations and a member of the London Speaker Bureau. Cyber investigation is his forte.

He worked for Facebook and various international corporations throughout his career in security. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science (Minor in Psychology).

His co-founded investigation company All Points Investigations, LLC and was a member of ASIS International (Chicago Chapter).


  • Introduction
    • What is social engineering?
    • Why is it important to avoid?
    • ~95% of successful cyberattacks involved social engineering
  • Case Studies- Recent examples of real dangers involving social engineering
  • Potential Victims of Social Engineering- Who is at risk for social engineering?
  • The Dangers of Successful Social Engineering Campaigns
  • Types of Social Engineering Attacks
  • Preventive Measures Against Social Engineering
  • Reactionary Steps for Victims of Social Engineering
  • Prognosis of Social Engineering in 2021


May 26, 2021 

Seminar:4pm–5pm Hong Kong Time (GMT +8)
*please allow 5-10 minutes to log-in




ASIS HK Chapter Members & Friendly Association Members - Nil

Non-Members HK$100.

CPE Points:

One (1) CPE Point(s). 

*members need to apply for their CPE points via the ASIS on-line system


ASIS HK Chapter Members

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Friendly association members (OSAC / ACSG / BCI / ACFE / HKSA / IPSA / APSA / CSI) 

Please reply directly with your name, association name and membership ID.


Please submit payment proof to treasurer@asis.hk.org, and the joining instructions will be sent to you. 


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