Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

Coming to Australia - Building High-Impact Awareness Programs - A Two Day Course

Folks, I'm excited to announce that SANS MGT433 (Building a High-Impact Awareness Program) is coming to Canberra, Australia 18/19 March next year. This will be the first time this intense two-day class has ever been taught below the equator. If you are Down Under and your organization is building a new security awareness program … Continue reading Coming to Australia - Building High-Impact Awareness Programs - A Two Day Course


OUCH is Out - What is Anti-Virus?

December's OUCH! is out. For this month's security awareness newsletter we decided to cover Anti-Virus. Guest Editor and malware expect Jacob Williams walks you through exactly what anti-virus is, how it works and most importantly its limitations. Ultimately our goal is for people to understand that while anti-virus is an important part of your … Continue reading OUCH is Out - What is Anti-Virus?


Phishing Assessment Bag of Tricks

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Cheryl Conley, head of Lockheed Martin's Security Education and Awareness team. Lockheed is one of the most targeted (and phished) organizations in the world. Below are her thoughts on Phishing as she wraps up 2014. I hope everyone survived NCSAM, we at Lockheed had a very … Continue reading Phishing Assessment Bag of Tricks


You are for Sale: Wellness Apps, Wearable Devices, and Data Privacy

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Kelli Tarala.This is the second in a series of blog posts from her about wearable devices and healthcare. Introduction:In a recent post we discussed health wearables, a class of devices that measures and reports on statistical health information such as number of steps taken, heart rate, … Continue reading You are for Sale: Wellness Apps, Wearable Devices, and Data Privacy


Book Review - John Kotter's "Leading Change"

I just finished reading John Kotter's amazing book Leading Change, a resource I absolutely recommend for anyone involved in the world of security awareness. John Kotter is one of the world's leading experts on culture change with over 30 years experience in this field and a graduate of both Harvard and MIT. His book takes … Continue reading Book Review - John Kotter's "Leading Change"