Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

The Use of Storytelling to Change User Behavior

Editor's Note: Bridget K. Brown manages the Global Information Security Awareness program for RGA Reinsurance Company. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on leveraging storytelling to change user behavior. "Tell me a fact and I'll learn. Tell me the … Continue reading The Use of Storytelling to Change User Behavior


Women Leading the Way in Securing Human Behaviors

This month I made a startling realization, it is women and not men who are leading the way in securing human behaviors. For those of you who are new to the information security world this is a big deal, traditionally information security is filled by men. For example if you attend a security conference … Continue reading Women Leading the Way in Securing Human Behaviors


7 Key Steps to Building Best-of-the-Best Awareness Programs

Editor's Note: Today's guest blog post is from Jon Homer, who ran the awareness program at Idaho National Labs, one of the most targeted organizations in the world. Below he shares his lessons learned in knowing your target audience. I've attended many classes, participated in (and taught) many trainings, listened to seminars, and read books … Continue reading 7 Key Steps to Building Best-of-the-Best Awareness Programs


Branding Security - The Heart of Your Awareness Program - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Judith Forrest leads the information security awareness program at SAP. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on branding and what you will learn from it. The central theme of the SANS "Securing the Human" approach is that … Continue reading Branding Security - The Heart of Your Awareness Program - #SecAwareSummit


OUCH! is out - Educating Kids About Cyber Safety

We are excited to announce the June release of OUCH!. This month, led by Guest Editor Bob Rudis of Verizon DBIR fame, we cover educating kids about cybersafety. Kids are one of themost vulnerable communities connected to the Internet today, and yet many parents have the misconception that technology alone will protect them. As most … Continue reading OUCH! is out - Educating Kids About Cyber Safety