Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Communications

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


The Hardest Part in Awareness - Deciding What NOT To Teach

There are many challenges to implementing an effective awareness program, challenges from gaining management support and effective communication to selecting your metrics and measuring your impact. However one of the biggest challenges I run into, and one that surprises most people, is deciding what topics or learning objectives NOT to cover. Think about it, you … Continue reading The Hardest Part in Awareness - Deciding What NOT To Teach


Guest Post - Selling Enthusiasm - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Matt Beland, the Chief Security Officer at the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. Below is a description of his upcoming talk on "Selling Enthusiasm" at the Security Awareness Summit 10 Sep in Dallas. Everyone's familiar with the old saying - "There are three things … Continue reading Guest Post - Selling Enthusiasm - #SecAwareSummit