Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

Does Security Awareness Training Need to Cover The Cloud?

As I mentioned in my last post, Pauldotcom recently sponsored a great podcast on the value of security awareness training, with some very smart folks both for and against awareness training. The podcast helped me think of new issues. One of the key points brought up was there is no need to teach people about … Continue reading Does Security Awareness Training Need to Cover The Cloud?


Three Killer Security Awareness Webcasts This Oct

Folks, as many of you know next month is NCSA (National Cyber Security Awareness) month. This is a great time to spruce up your security awareness program. To help energize your awareness training SANS Securing The Human will be hosting three free webcasts. Sign up now and don't miss a great opportunity to learn and … Continue reading Three Killer Security Awareness Webcasts This Oct


What Topics do You Want OUCH! To Cover Next Year?

Folks, we are already planning the OUCH! security awareness newsletter for next year, 2013. We need your help deciding which security topics we should cover. What security challenges do you want to learn more about, how can we best help you, your family or your co-workers? Email us at community@securingthehuman.org with your suggestions on what … Continue reading What Topics do You Want OUCH! To Cover Next Year?


Awareness Month - Host a 'Security Checkup' Booth

Earlier this week we talked about the upcoming National Cyber Security Awareness month in October and how to leverage it. One idea I would like to add is the "Security Checkup Booth". The idea is this. Create a booth in a high traffic area of your organization, perhaps near the cafeteria, lobby or major entrance/exit … Continue reading Awareness Month - Host a 'Security Checkup' Booth


The Wrong Question - How Long Should Security Awareness Training Be?

I recently saw a question posted asking how long should security awareness training be. First, I'm excited whenever someone is attempting to better understand their human risk and how to best address it. However, starting with "How long should it be" is the wrong question to ask. Instead, if you want to develop an awareness … Continue reading The Wrong Question - How Long Should Security Awareness Training Be?