I'm beginning to notice a trend within the world of security awareness, different groups of people talking about changing behaviors vs. changing culture. Some people talk as if they are separate projectsor even separate goals. While they are different, they are very much related. Behaviors are the actions or manners of individuals within an environment. … Continue reading Behaviors First, Then Culture
Led by the illustrious Guest Editor Brian Honan, we are excited to announce the May edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter. This month we focus on Securing the Cyber Generation Gap. Not everyone grew up using computers, nor does everyone live and breath for technology and being online. For many people technology (and securely … Continue reading May OUCH! - Securing the Cyber Generation Gap
Editor's Notes: John Haren is the head of security awareness for Diageo and one of the speakers for the upcoming EU Security Awareness Summit in London on 10 July. Below he discusses what his talk will be on and what you will learn from it. Hi folks - I'm John Haren and I will be … Continue reading Creating a Security Champions' Network - #SecAwareSummit
The more I work with the security community on the human element, the more I realize we face what is called the "Curse of Knowledge". The idea behind this theory is that the more you know about a subject, the more difficult it is for you to understand how others perceive it. I first learned … Continue reading We Face the "Curse of Knowledge"
Editors Note: Today's guest post is from Angela Pappas. Angela helps lead the awareness program at Thomson Reuters, a global organization with over 58,000 people. In this series of blogs Angela shares with us how she established their Security Ambassador Program. About a month ago I wrote a blog about the Information Security Ambassador program … Continue reading Motivating Staff to Join the Awareness Cause: What the Ambassador Pilot Taught Us