Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

Highly Reliable Security - The FORCE Model

Editor's Note: This Guest Blog series is by Lance Hayden, an expert in human security and author of IT Security Metricsand People Centric Security. In my previous post, I described a certain type of organization, one that is more reliable than a typical enterprise. These organizations usually operate in some more or less hostile and … Continue reading Highly Reliable Security - The FORCE Model


The WHO in Effective Awareness Training

Last month we kicked of a blog series on the 4 W's in building an effective awareness program. In the first post we explained that to effectively manage human risk organizations need to answer four key questions; WHY, WHO, WHAT and HOW. We then started with the first of those four questions, the WHY part. … Continue reading The WHO in Effective Awareness Training


The "WHY" in Effective Awareness Programs

Last week we kicked of a blog series on the 4 W's in building an effective awareness program. In the first post we explained that to effectively manage human risk organizations need to answer four key questions; WHY, WHO, WHAT and HOW. Today we focus on the first of those four questions, the WHY part. … Continue reading The "WHY" in Effective Awareness Programs


The 4 W's to Awareness Success

At SANS Securing The Human we have over 1,000 active customers around the world. With so many customers we have gained a wealth of knowledge on what does and what does not work in building awareness programs. In this series of posts titled "The 4 W's of Success" we will share with you the lessons … Continue reading The 4 W's to Awareness Success


Security Awareness and the New Hire Process

A common problem many organizations face with their security awareness program is the new hire process. They are tasked to train and secure new hires, but often have very limited time and resources to do this (sometimes no more than 15 minutes to 'secure' each new hire during the initial on-boarding). In addition, new hires … Continue reading Security Awareness and the New Hire Process