Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

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 (National Cyber Security Awareness Month)?

Editor's Note: This post has been updated for 2017. 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 internal security awareness efforts, to include bringing in speakers. If you are looking for speakers for this … Continue reading Looking for Speakers for October (National Cyber Security Awareness Month)?

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

OUCH is Out

The August edition of the OUCH! newsletter is out. This month we cover backups. While not as sexy or exciting as other security measures, it is one of the most important (and simple) steps you can take to protect your data. Just last week my wife's hard drive crashed. We lost over 45,000 family photos … Continue reading OUCH is Out

Tip of the Day - Brand New

The Tip of the Day program is a free resource developed for the community. It provides a new security awareness tip every day on how you can secure yourself online. While the lessons learned focus primarily on home or personal use, these same behaviors also help secure today's organizations. As we are seeing throughout industries, … Continue reading Tip of the Day - Brand New