Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

How to Get Actionable Feedback on Your Security Awareness Program

A key step to any successful security awareness program is to regularly collect feedback and use that feedback to improve your program. In fact updating is stage four of the Security Awareness Roadmap. By constantly updating your program not only are you ensuring that it is current, but you keep the program engaging. With … Continue reading How to Get Actionable Feedback on Your Security Awareness Program


Take This Lollipop - Watch Him Stalking You

For someone whose passion is researching security awareness technologies, I'm stunned I have not come across "Take This Lollipop" sooner, what I now consider one of the most effective security awareness videos I have seen. Released in October, 2011 and developed by Jason Zada, the short video teaches people on the dangers of sharing too … Continue reading Take This Lollipop - Watch Him Stalking You


New 2012.2 Security Awareness Training Released

Technology, cyber threats, business requirements, and standards constantly adapt and change, so to should your security awareness program. At a minimum, to ensure the effectiveness of your awareness program you should update it at least once a year. By update I mean a complete review of WHO you are targeting in your awareness program, WHAT … Continue reading New 2012.2 Security Awareness Training Released


The Security Awareness Planning Kit - Awareness Made Simple

People often under estimate the amount of planning required to establish a high-impact security awareness program. If your goal is just compliance, you can get away with pretty minimal planning. But if you want to make a difference, if you want to truly have an impact and change behavior, you need to plan. However, many … Continue reading The Security Awareness Planning Kit - Awareness Made Simple


Primary vs. Reinforcement Training - The Key to Changing Human Behavior

Recently we have been discussing different methods of training and how to change behavior, such as the halo effect of reinforcement training. Today I wanted to take a step back and do a brief review of the two different categories of security awareness training and a simple way to compare these two categories to common … Continue reading Primary vs. Reinforcement Training - The Key to Changing Human Behavior