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The Security Awareness Planning Kit - Awareness Made Simple

People often under estimate the amount of planning required to establish a high-impact security awareness program. If your goal is just compliance, you can get away with pretty minimal planning. But if you want to make a difference, if you want to truly have an impact and change behavior, you need to plan. However, many people do not know where to start, or if they d0 they quickly become overwhelmed with all the different steps involved, from gaining stake holder support to identifying learning objectives and communication methods. Fortunately, there is a free resource to solve all these problems and more, the Security Awareness Planning Kit.

This free kits outlines all the steps to building a high-impact security awareness program. Based on the Security Awareness Roadmap, the the kit includes all the documentation, checklists and templates you may need. Our goal is to make your job as simple as possible by building on the work of other. Examples of documents include Project Chater, Stakeholder Matrix, Awareness Survey, Learning Objectives Document, Execution Checklist and Metrics Matrix. You can find the Planning Kit in our Resources Planning section.

Finally, this is a project by the community for the community. If you have any questions about the Security Awareness Program Planning Kit, or any suggestions on how to improve it or what it may be missing, please contact us at <community@securingthehuman.org>. Ultimate we are all in this together.