What a great group we had in Melbourne in mid-October for the Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility course! Lots of stories and different experiences made for a rich learning environment. We had local, interstate and international delegates on this program bringing a wide variety of skills, experience and potential applications for their new knowledge.
ETaC is the science-based program developed by Dr Paul Ekman to help us better understand human behaviour and evaulate a person's truthfulness and credibility. Are you interested in becoming better a reading behaviour? Does your job require excellent interviewing skills? Sign-up for our newsletter to stay informed of the dates for the next program. Or if you want to run an internal program, drop us a line on the contact page and we'll contact you.
"An extensive crypto-ransomware attack has targeted Australia Post computer systems and has affected the ABC’s TV studios. The hacking attack, which reportedly originated in Russia, uses fake emails containing a link which downloads malicious software.
Computer users are being warned not to open any email attachments they receive. Australia Post has warned its customers about fake emails which advise that a 'courier' has been unable to deliver a parcel to their address."
Read the full story here. To combat phishing attacks in your workplace, contact us about online security awareness training and security consulting. We can provide advice on security policy, security assessments, and online security awareness training.
We had a ball at the SIG Gala Dinner at Parliament house this week. Lizz presented to an enthusiastic audience of 400 people. There was much interest and discussion on the topic of Truth and Lies and everyone was left with valuable tips and some warnings about traps when reading behaviour and evaluating truthfulness and credibility.
If spotting deception and evaluating truthfulness is important to you, don’t miss the chance to win 50% off the upcoming course in Melbourne in October. And if those dates don’t suit, let the team at TGI know you are interested and would like to be notified about upcoming courses.
There’s an old joke that you can tell a politician is lying because their lips are moving.
As for the rest of us, there is no "Pinocchio’s nose" giveaway, former police officer Lizz Corbett says. But there are "microexpressions" that can indicate someone is playing fast and loose with the truth.
Read the full article is at the Herald Sun Leader Newspaper - The Science of Reading Microexpressions - and learn how to read microexpressions yourself!. Register now for one of our Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility (ETaC) programs. The Ekman programs are only available in Australia and New Zealand through TGI and our partner, EI Asia Pacific.