Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

Starting 2015 With a Bang

At Securing The Human we are big believers in working with and supporting the community. As such, for 2015 we really wanted to start the year off with a bang. This week we are releasing the following community resources. OUCH!: We just released the January edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter. Led by Guest … Continue reading Starting 2015 With a Bang


... One Giant Leap for CIP Kind

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Tim Conway,Technical Director for the ICS and SCADA programs at SANS. Below Tim shares his thoughts on CIP v5. It is the time of year to sit for a moment and consider what must get done and how little time you have to do it! Electric … Continue reading ... One Giant Leap for CIP Kind


Book Review: The Heart of Change

In November I reviewed the book "Leading Change" by John Kotter. I highly recommend anyone involved in or leading a security awareness program read the book. Mr. Kotter is considered one of the world's leaders in change management and provides a wealth of knowledge on how to ultimately change behaviors. I just finished his follow-on … Continue reading Book Review: The Heart of Change


Looking Forward to Securing The Human in 2015

2014 has been an amazing year for the security awareness community. I feel organizations are truly making the fundamental shift from just compliance to changing human behavior. From working with hundreds of organizations, teaching multiple classes of SANS MGT433 and the first ever security awareness summit, I'm seeing both interest and investment in security awareness … Continue reading Looking Forward to Securing The Human in 2015


Windows vs Human Security - By The Years

For years I've been struggling on how to best demonstrate the lack of investment in human controls versus technical controls. A big shouts out to James Lyne who gave me this idea based on a presentation he did in London in November. In this graph you see over the past 15 years numerous steps Microsoft … Continue reading Windows vs Human Security - By The Years