Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

A Foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training: Part 1

Guest Editor: Today's post is from Eric Johnson. Eric is a Senior Security Consultant at Cypress Data Defense and the Application Security Curriculum Product Manager at SANS. In this series of posts Eric will take a look at laying a foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training. Laying a foundation for developer security training is not … Continue reading A Foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training: Part 1


Book Review - Mindset

One thing I'm quickly realizing about the security awareness community, including myself, is just how much we are lacking in soft skills. While most of us understand human risk and the behaviors we need to change, where we fail is HOW to change those behaviors, especially on a large scale. We as a community need … Continue reading Book Review - Mindset


Two New Security Awareness Posters

For those of you who have a SANS portal account and subscribe to SANS maillings, you should have received your new Security Awareness posters in the mail this week. For this year we created two new posters, one for the Healthcare community and another for the Ordinary Computer User (OCU) on how to create a … Continue reading Two New Security Awareness Posters


Creating a Security Champions Network

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from John Haren, Information Security Governance Specialist at Diageo with special responsibility for the Information Management & Security Awareness program globally. Below John describes how he has put together a Champtions Network (or often called Ambassador Program) for his organization. We are seeing this approach to awareness … Continue reading Creating a Security Champions Network


Guest Blog Post - It's All About The Team

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 we kick off 2015. Happy New Year! I trust everyone had a good holiday, with … Continue reading Guest Blog Post - It's All About The Team