Security Awareness Blog

2016 Verizon DBIR - It's About the Human

I love the Verizon DBIR. Its an amazing, free resourcethat helps you make data driven decisions on how to manageyour organization's risk. Just like in their 2015 and 2014 reports, I find the most useful section to be the categorizationof breaches by industry. For this year's report thatis Figure 22, this is where … Continue reading 2016 Verizon DBIR - It's About the Human


Building an October Cyber Fest - At the #SecAwareSummit

space Editor's Note:Brenda Ianiro is the Training, Education, & Awareness Manager atLawrence Livermore National Laboratory.She is one of the speakers for the upcoming Security Awareness Summit in San Francisco, 3/4 August. Below she discusses her upcoming talk onbuilding an October Cyber Fest. CYBER SECURITY?. . .AWARENESS?. . .B O R R R R I N … Continue reading Building an October Cyber Fest - At the #SecAwareSummit


Where Are You in the Security Awareness Maturity Model - Indicators

As more organizations adopt and leverage the Security Awareness Maturity Model, one of the questions I'm often asked is how do I know what level my awareness program isat and how do I get to the next level? If you are not familiar with the maturity model, its a powerful way to visualize and … Continue reading Where Are You in the Security Awareness Maturity Model - Indicators


Building a Security Ambassador Program - At the #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Angela Pappas is the Director of Information Security Training and Awareness at Thomson Reuters.She is one of the speakers for the upcoming Security Awareness Summit in San Francisco, 3/4 August. Below she discusses her upcoming talk on ambassador programsand the power of leveragingemployees. Not so long ago I was new to my role … Continue reading Building a Security Ambassador Program - At the #SecAwareSummit


SANS MGT433 - Two Day Course on Building a High-Impact Awareness Program

SANS MGT433 is an intense two day course on how to build, measure and maintain a high-impact security awareness program. If you are looking to build a new program and are not sure where to start, or if you have an existing program you need to take to the next level, this is the class … Continue reading SANS MGT433 - Two Day Course on Building a High-Impact Awareness Program