Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

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?


Get Your Security Awareness Budget With This Presentation

A common challenge many of us face in establishing a high-impact security awareness program is getting stakeholder support. Without champions in key positions it is very difficult to get budget, resources or organizational buy-in. As such, often the first step in any awareness program is having to first sell awareness in business terms. We already … Continue reading Get Your Security Awareness Budget With This Presentation


Want Organizational Buy-in? Get People Talking

[Editor's Note: This blog is from Janet Roberts at Progressive Insurance and is part of a new series where we get insight from other security awareness professionals. Every organization and their security awareness program is different. As such, every organization has a different story to tell and different lessons learned to share. This is one … Continue reading Want Organizational Buy-in? Get People Talking


Guest Post - Syncing Up with Internal Communications

[Editor's Note: This blog is from Janet Roberts at Progressive Insurance and is part of a new series where we get insight from other security awareness professionals. Every organization and their security awareness program is different. As such, every organization has a different story to tell and different lessons learned to share. This is one … Continue reading Guest Post - Syncing Up with Internal Communications


Meetings In A Box

One of the things I love about teaching MGT 433, SANS two day course on building high-impact awareness programs, is the interaction with the students and how we all learn something new, including me. Just recently two students at SANSFire brought up a great idea for awareness programs, Meeting In A Box. While I'm sure … Continue reading Meetings In A Box