Frank Abagnale is a former con artist, bestselling author of Catch Me If You Can, and now one of the world's most respected authorities on the subjects of fraud, forgery, and cyber security, Frank Abagnale knows how scammers work. His latest book, Scam Me If You Can: Simple Strategies to Outsmart Today's Rip-off Artists, is out now.
What We Discuss with Frank Abagnale:
- How the constant rush to get untested new technology on the market for the appeasement of investors makes us all vulnerable to security breaches.
- Why Frank believes it's much easier to pull off scams these days than it was 50 years ago in his fraudulent heyday.
- Why, according to Frank, there is no technology that can defeat social engineering, and there never will be -- not even AI.
- Why Frank says that passwords are for treehouses, and what he envisions as a more foolproof way to protect our data from would-be scammers.
- The three traits of a good con man, and the five simple steps you can take to scam-proof your life.
- And much more...