Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

Behavior Model - Helps Explain Why We Can Be So Bad at Awareness

Recently I attended the Human Behavior Design course by Dr. BJ Fogg. One of my key take aways from the course is his Behavior Model and how it applies to security awareness training. By understanding this simple model (I highly recommend you take five minutes to check it out), you begin to understand why so … Continue reading Behavior Model - Helps Explain Why We Can Be So Bad at Awareness


OUCH! is Out - Using The Cloud Securely

The OUCH! security awareness newsletter for September is out. Led by Guest Editors James and Kelli Tarala, we explain what the Cloud is, how it works and how to use it securely. With the proliferation and use of Cloud technologies such as Google Docs, Dropbox or iCloud people are exposing themselves to greater and greater … Continue reading OUCH! is Out - Using The Cloud Securely


BJ Fogg - Behavior Model / Camp

One of the primary goals of most security awareness programs is to change human behavior. By changing peoples' behaviors we can reduce risk both to themselves and their organization. As we have documented in the Security Awareness Planning Kit, to change human behavior we need to answer three key questions, WHOSE behavior do we … Continue reading BJ Fogg - Behavior Model / Camp


Cyber Rules for the New School Year

Sending your kids off to school is always an exciting time as you know they are about to grow another year. Its also a great time to re-establish house rules concerning electronics and online activities. We want our kids to learn how to use and leverage 21st century technology, but we also want to protect … Continue reading Cyber Rules for the New School Year


Show-n-Tell and Sharing at the #SecAwareSummit

Folks, as we gear up for the upcoming Security Awareness Summit in Dallas TX on 10 Sep, I wanted to share with you on how you can prepare for the event to make the most out of it. If you will be attending the event, some things to consider. SHARING: We are very excited about … Continue reading Show-n-Tell and Sharing at the #SecAwareSummit