Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

The Security Awareness Board Game - At the EU #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note:Daria Catalui is the Cyber Awareness Coordinator for the European Commission.She is one of the speakers for the upcomingSecurity Awareness Summit 6/7 December in London. Below she gives an overview on her upcoming talk on gamifying awareness programs. As my former boss likes to say 'Cyber security awareness month is everyday' so indeed the … Continue reading The Security Awareness Board Game - At the EU #SecAwareSummit


Every Security Behavior Has a Cost

To effectivelymanageyour organization's human risk,you need to changeyour workforces' behaviors. Behaviors such as how people use email, create passwords or share information. While at first this sounds fundamental andperhaps even simple, it is deceivingly hard. One of the most common reasons so many awareness programs fail is they focus onthe wrong behaviors, makesecure behaviors overly … Continue reading Every Security Behavior Has a Cost


Why a Phishing Click Rate of 0% is Bad

Working with hundreds of organizations around the world, one of the most commonphishing questions I'm often asked is "What should our click rate be for our phishing assessments"? Or, "We got a 17% click rate on our phishing simulation, is that a good or bad number?" Well, it all depends. First, it really depends on … Continue reading Why a Phishing Click Rate of 0% is Bad


The Power of a Security Ambassador Program

As security awareness programs mature I'm starting to hear more and more organizations ask "What's Next?".Whatcomes afterrolling out interactive online training, Phishing assessments, infographics, lunch-n-learns and speaker events?How do you go beyond the Behavior stage of the Security Awareness Maturity Model anddevelop a secure culture? Hands down what I seeworking around the world is Security … Continue reading The Power of a Security Ambassador Program


Lessons in Building your own Awareness Community - At the EU #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Martine van de Merwe and Chris Karelse arespeakers for the upcomingSecurity Awareness Summit 6/7 December in London. Below they give an overview of their talk on Building Your Own Awareness Community. We all have that experience where it was better if we connected more and earlier with other security awareness professionals. It is … Continue reading Lessons in Building your own Awareness Community - At the EU #SecAwareSummit