Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

The Why of Security Awareness Phishing Assessments

Phishing assessments can be a powerful tool for your awareness program. In the past we discussed how you can use phishing assessments for metrics, specifically how to measure what impact you are having in changing employee behavior. However I'm finding phishing assessments to be even more powerful as a training tool. The difference … Continue reading The Why of Security Awareness Phishing Assessments


Security Awareness Presenting Tips - Simulcast

Over the past couple weeks I've been sharing my personal lessons learned for successful security awareness presentations. Today I would like to share one of the newest challenges I'm facing, simulcasts. Old school presenting involves standing up in front of a group of real people. Then we have webinars,where we virtually present to people around … Continue reading Security Awareness Presenting Tips - Simulcast


Security Awareness Presentation Tips for Webcasts / Webinars

A common challenge more and more of us are facing with security awareness presentations is they are no longer in person but over the web, using technologies such as GoToMeeting or Webex. From a cost perspective this makes sense. You can reach far more people all over the world with no traveling costs, no conference … Continue reading Security Awareness Presentation Tips for Webcasts / Webinars


Security Awareness Presenting Tip #10 - Ask Them Questions

This is presenting tip #10, the last in a series of my lessons learned and mistakes made presenting over the past years. To have an effective security awareness presentation you need to engage and interact with your audience. If they are simply sitting and passively listening, you will have little impact. You need people asking … Continue reading Security Awareness Presenting Tip #10 - Ask Them Questions


Presenting Tip #9 - Repeating The Question

This is presenting tip #9 in a series of my lessons learned and mistakes made over the past years. Specifically, repeating the question, a tricked I learned as a SANS Instructor. Whenever someone in the audience asks you a question, always repeat the question before answering them. This will create a more engaging presentation, several … Continue reading Presenting Tip #9 - Repeating The Question