Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

American vs. European Reporting - Creating a Sense of Urgency

One of the first steps in attempting to change culture is creating a sense of urgency. Without a strong sense for a need for change, especially at the senior level, it is difficult to change peoples' beliefs, attitudes and behaviors. The excellent book Leading Change by John Kotter does an outstanding of explaining an … Continue reading American vs. European Reporting - Creating a Sense of Urgency


Security Awareness Survey Update

Folks, as some of you know in October for National Cyber Security Awareness Month we released the first ever Security Awareness Survey for Security Awareness Officers. Over 200 people responded, which was an amazing number. We had hoped to release the results of the survey this week but have ran into two challenges, to be … Continue reading Security Awareness Survey Update


Poster from Ft. Meade Alliance on Need For Employee Cyber Training

The folks from the Ft. Meade Alliance have posted both an interesting blog post and infographic on the Defense Department's approach and need for employee cyber security training, and how that compares to the civilian world. Long story short, looks like the military folks may be ahead of the game compared to corporate world. You … Continue reading Poster from Ft. Meade Alliance on Need For Employee Cyber Training


OUCH! is out - Social Engineering

The November edition of OUCH! is out. For this month we focus on the fundamental concepts of Social Engineering. Time and time again we have found ourselves referencing Social Engineering in past editions of OUCH, so it was time to take a step back and explain exactly what Social Engineering is and how to detect … Continue reading OUCH! is out - Social Engineering


Guest Blog Post: Health Wearables

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Kelli Tarala. This is the first in a series of blog posts from her about wearable devices and healthcare. Have you seen friends and coworkers wearing wrist bands with blinking lights and wondered what these bracelet-looking things are all about? They are part of the emerging … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Health Wearables