We had the privilege of a zoom call with Paul Newton, a magician, mind reader, hypnotist, public speaker and self-proclaimed mischief maker. He spoke to us about his work with banks and large corporations. It is his job to expose their security weaknesses.
Paul specialises in stealing personal information. Pin numbers, passwords, usernames, mother’s maiden names and first pets’ names are among the few things he can acquire. All his work is in an effort to highlight the dangers of scammers and hackers who are maliciously out there to steal your information.
He has also written Mental Theft, a book about the security behind banks and I.T. Humans are the weakest link in any system. Mental Theft, the book, helps people to understand the dangers and how to protect against them. Aimed at everyone, from people at home with their families, to people in their places of work and their bosses.
This book is packed full of advice, with interesting and often funny stories and anecdotes. With guest appearances from experts and people who have experienced things firsthand, this is a book that will keep you enthralled whilst teaching you how to keep your friends, family colleagues safe.
Paul Newton travels the world helping people to stay protected from fraud, scammers and hackers. He brings these techniques to a wider audience worldwide, and is available for weddings, parties, public speaking for corporate events and exhibitions.