Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

Top Security Awareness Presenting Tips - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned

If you are involved in security awareness sooner or later you will have to present. It can be anything from teaching fellow employees about security awareness, to briefing management on the impact of your awareness program. The problem is many of us in security are not good communicators. There is nothing more dissapointing than attending … Continue reading Top Security Awareness Presenting Tips - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned


Pedestrian Awareness in Chicago = Hacked Laptop in Crime Scene Tape

One of the things I like to do is keep my eyes open and learn from other awareness campaigns. In security we can often forget that we are not the only ones facing the challenge of educating others. From theCDC and their zombie apocalypseto the pink ribbons of National Breast Cancer month, there is a … Continue reading Pedestrian Awareness in Chicago = Hacked Laptop in Crime Scene Tape


First Key Metric for Any Security Awareness Program

Last week we discussed how healthcare has been more successful in changing behaviors and measuring that change than we in the security community. Not only has healthcare been working longer on changing behaviors (such as washing hands) but they have more robust metrics for measuring. For security awareness programs, where can we start? I'll be … Continue reading First Key Metric for Any Security Awareness Program


Effective Security Awareness Programs - Think Different

I'm a passionate believer that security awareness can work, that you can change human behavior and improve the security of your organization. Some people in the security community disagree, they feel awareness cannot work. If you look at security awareness programs in the past, I would have to agree. These awareness programs failed to change … Continue reading Effective Security Awareness Programs - Think Different


National Cyber Security Awareness Month - #NCSAM

For those of you living in the United States, you may have noticed recent announcements about National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, this is a month long event that happens every October. The goal is to raise awareness ... well about awareness. I'll … Continue reading National Cyber Security Awareness Month - #NCSAM