Security Awareness Blog: Category - Community Resources

2016 Verizon DBIR - It's About the Human

I love the Verizon DBIR. Its an amazing, free resourcethat helps you make data driven decisions on how to manageyour organization's risk. Just like in their 2015 and 2014 reports, I find the most useful section to be the categorizationof breaches by industry. For this year's report thatis Figure 22, this is where … Continue reading 2016 Verizon DBIR - It's About the Human


Where Are You in the Security Awareness Maturity Model - Indicators

As more organizations adopt and leverage the Security Awareness Maturity Model, one of the questions I'm often asked is how do I know what level my awareness program isat and how do I get to the next level? If you are not familiar with the maturity model, its a powerful way to visualize and … Continue reading Where Are You in the Security Awareness Maturity Model - Indicators


Defining the Security Awareness Maturity Model

Last week we introduced the Security Awareness Maturity Model.Established in 2011, this maturity model enables organizations to identify where their security awareness program is currently at, where a qualified leader can take it and the path how to get there. Below we describe each stage of the maturity model. As you go through each … Continue reading Defining the Security Awareness Maturity Model


OUCH is out - What is Malware?

We are excited to announce the March issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Lenny Zeltser, we focus on malware. Specifically what malware is and they key steps you can take to protect yourself against it (hint: its not just anti-virus software). We picked this topic as malware is such a common and … Continue reading OUCH is out - What is Malware?


RSA Cybersmart: Parents Workshop

Something you may not realize about the RSA Conference folks is they have a philanthropic programcalled CyberSafety: Kids. The goal of this effort is to leverage the 35,000 cyber security professionalsthat attend RSA Conference every year and enable them to help spread the word on how to secure kids online today. A key part of … Continue reading RSA Cybersmart: Parents Workshop