Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

Ready or not⦠here comes NERC CIP Version 5

Editor's Note:Ted Gutierrezis the ICS & NERC CIP Product Manager at the SANS Institute.Below he discusses the impact of NERC CIP Version 5 and how utilities can best prepare for it. Can you believe it's been nearly four years since the first balloting of NERC CIP Version 5? Those of us who have been on … Continue reading Ready or not'' here comes NERC CIP Version 5


Establishing a Human Sensor Network - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Ellen Powers is a cyber security threat awareness leader at MITRE. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on building a Human Sensor network. Technology controls are our best protection but do not cover the gamut of tactics … Continue reading Establishing a Human Sensor Network - #SecAwareSummit


Risk Management with James Tarala in SANS MGT415

Editor's Note: James Tarala teaches the two day SANS course MGT415 Risk Management. James will be teaching this two day class as part of the US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below he discusses the class and how it helps the world of security awareness. You can't attend an information security conference, listen … Continue reading Risk Management with James Tarala in SANS MGT415


OUCH! is Out - Social Media

This month's edition of OUCH! is out. For this month we cover how to use social media safely and securely. Instead of trying to scare people away from this amazing resource, we want to encourage people to use social media, but in a safe manner. As with many things on the Internet, some simple steps … Continue reading OUCH! is Out - Social Media


Guest Post - Leveraging Social Media for Security Awareness

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 he describes how they are leveraging social media to engage staff and help drive their awareness program. Does your organisation use social media internally? If not, perhaps you should … Continue reading Guest Post - Leveraging Social Media for Security Awareness