Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

How to Effectively Reward Secure Behaviors

One of the challenges with creating a high-impact security awareness program is how do you reward good behavior? Obviously enforcement is important to any awareness program, but at some point we need to combine that with positive reinforcement. However this is not as simple as it seems, it turns out rewarding good behavior can have … Continue reading How to Effectively Reward Secure Behaviors


Gamifying Security Awareness

One of the challenges we have with security awareness is when you come down to it, awareness training and education can become boring over time. Yes there are steps you can take to make it exciting, and there are many things you can do to sexy training up, but how often do you have employees … Continue reading Gamifying Security Awareness


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