Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

Lessons Learned from the EU #SecAwareSummit

Last week we hosted the first ever SANS Security Awareness Summit in Europe. The goal of the summit was to bring together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world who are working to secure the human element. The event was huge success as over 80 professionals had the opportunity to meet and learn from … Continue reading Lessons Learned from the EU #SecAwareSummit


Guest Post #2 - Leveraging Social Media at Diageo

Editor's Note: John Haren is the Head of Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance at Diageo and has responsibility for the company's Security Awareness program. Below is part two of a series where John describes how Diageo is leveraging social media to engage staff and help drive their awareness program. In a my previous blog … Continue reading Guest Post #2 - Leveraging Social Media at Diageo


The Internet of CIP Things (IoCT)

Editor's Note:Tim Conway is theTechnical Director of ICS and SCADA programs at SANS. Below he discusses the impact of the Internet of CIP Things. You have likely heard of the Internet of Things, which encompasses the interconnected network of "stuff" that has become completely intertwined in every part of your life. I present to you … Continue reading The Internet of CIP Things (IoCT)


The War for Cyber Talent - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: We are adding a free, bonus event for the upcoming Security Awareness Summit, a half day session on the most effective ways to finding cyber talent in today's environment.Below Jim Michaud discusses the War for Cyber Talent event and what you can learn from it. When was the last time you heard this … Continue reading The War for Cyber Talent - #SecAwareSummit


Gamification at Salesforce - #SecAwarenessSummit

Editor's Note: Masha Sedova is the Senior Director of Trust Engagement at Salesforce.She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on gamification and the power of engaging employees. For many employees in organizations across the world, security training is synonymous with … Continue reading Gamification at Salesforce - #SecAwarenessSummit