Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

The Three C's of Awareness

Upgrade your Cyber Awareness Training with the Three C's of Security Awareness According to the 2016 Security Awareness Report, over 80% of security awareness professionals have a background in either information security or information technology. Less than 15% have a background in soft skills such as training, marketing or communications. This technical orientation has significant … Continue reading The Three C's of Awareness


OUCH Newsletter is Out - Using the Cloud Securely

The Novemberedition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. For this monthwe focus on Using the Cloud Securely. We chose this topic as there is a great deal of unnecessary confusion and fear aboutthe Cloud. Cloud technology isa powerful way to collaborate with others and be far more efficient at work and home. However … Continue reading OUCH Newsletter is Out - Using the Cloud Securely


What the Gartner Magic Quadrant on Awareness Tells Us

As some of you may have noticed, last week Gartner released it's Magic Quadrant report on Security Awareness Training. Every year Gartner does an analysis of the top security awareness vendors and rates them via the Magic Quadrant. While I'm excited to see SANS Securing The Human once again listed at the very top of … Continue reading What the Gartner Magic Quadrant on Awareness Tells Us


Wrapping Up #CyberAware Month - Support What's Next

Today endsthe last full week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the NCSAM Planning Kit. What started in 2003 as a national campaign has now grown into a global effort. The goal of NCSAM (also known as #CyberAware month) is to promote cyber security at both work and at home. Within the United States … Continue reading Wrapping Up #CyberAware Month - Support What's Next


Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices

Editors Note: This blog post is part of Week 04 of #CyberAware month and the #NCSAM Planning Kit. Connected technologies, smart devices, Internet of Things (IoT) - they all mean the same thing. Every day devices that you commonlyuse butare also connected to the Internet. These aredevicessuch as baby monitors, security cameras, thermostats, DVRs, light … Continue reading Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices