Shelby Dacko is a Professional Social Engineer with Social‐Engineer, LLC. She defines social engineering as the act of using what you know about human behaviors to bring about your desired outcome. She feels it can be beneficial when used to better communicate with people, as well as in security training. Her specialties include vishing, OSINT work, and educational material production. She enjoys public speaking and teaching.

Shelby’s most recent panel was at DerbyCon: Finish Line, entitled “Vishing: Real Vs. Competition, what’s the difference?”, where she spoke alongside Alethe Denis, Whitney Maxwell, Chris Silvers, and Colin Hadnagy.

Shelby volunteers on the Predator Identification Team for the Innocent Lives Foundation. She has her bachelor’s degree in TESOL and is a trained ASL Interpreter.