Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

Webcast & Deployment Package for High-Impact Awareness Programs

Establishing a security awareness program that ensures your organization is both compliant and reduces risk is difficult. Many organizations do not even know where to start. To help you we have put together a planning package. This package is made up of the following. PACKAGE: First is thePlanning & Deployment Package itself. This package contains … Continue reading Webcast & Deployment Package for High-Impact Awareness Programs


Security Awareness Training - Scheduled or On Demand?

I'm noticing a trend in awareness training, one I wanted to share and see if others are seeing the same thing. In general there are two ways to deliver training, what I call Scheduled or On Demand. Scheduled is what you think of for traditional training. A certain time and/or place is set and people … Continue reading Security Awareness Training - Scheduled or On Demand?


Tuning the Human Sensor with Phishing Attacks

I've posted several times about the tremendous value of an active phishing assessment program. Not only does it result in effective behavior change, but based on my experience phishing assessments are positive and a highly engaging way to reach people. In may ways it becomes a challenge of who can 'spot the phish' first, gamifying … Continue reading Tuning the Human Sensor with Phishing Attacks


Top 3 Reasons Security Awareness Training Fails

Continuing our top three trend I wanted to share the top three reasons I see awareness programs fail. By fail I mean they do not have an impact. If compliance is your only goal, this is much simpler to achieve. Having an impact through behavior change is a far greater challenge. 1. No Plan: This … Continue reading Top 3 Reasons Security Awareness Training Fails


Security Awareness Training - Starting With Project Charter

I recently took Jeff Frisk's MGT 525 course on project planning. This is a great class to take if you are going to be working on any large scale or long term project, such as a security awareness program. What I liked best about his course is it brings structure to planning such a program … Continue reading Security Awareness Training - Starting With Project Charter