Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

The 4 W's to Awareness Success

At SANS Securing The Human we have over 1,000 active customers around the world. With so many customers we have gained a wealth of knowledge on what does and what does not work in building awareness programs. In this series of posts titled "The 4 W's of Success" we will share with you the lessons … Continue reading The 4 W's to Awareness Success


Awareness Training for Developers on Secure DevOps

Editor's Note: Today's post is from Eric Johnson. Eric is a Senior Security Consultant at Cypress Data Defense, and the Application Security Curriculum Product Manager at SANS. In this post, Eric introduces Secure DevOps and some key DevOps concepts. This month, our STH.Developer Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) training module was selected for the video of … Continue reading Awareness Training for Developers on Secure DevOps


Security Awareness Summit Roundup

The 2nd annual US Security Awareness Summit was held in Philadelphia, 10 August with almost 150 people attending. It was an amazing mix of security awareness officers from different industries, organizations and even countries, with people coming from as far as Brunei to attend. Here are some key take aways from the event. We had … Continue reading Security Awareness Summit Roundup


Looking for Speakers for October?

Editor's Note: This post has been updated for 2016. To learn more about making the most of National Cyber Security Awareness Month,check out the NCSAM Planning Kit. As many of us know, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (also known as NCSAM or #CyberAware). This is the month many organizations use to promote their … Continue reading Looking for Speakers for October?


Security Awareness and the New Hire Process

A common problem many organizations face with their security awareness program is the new hire process. They are tasked to train and secure new hires, but often have very limited time and resources to do this (sometimes no more than 15 minutes to 'secure' each new hire during the initial on-boarding). In addition, new hires … Continue reading Security Awareness and the New Hire Process