Security Awareness Blog: Category - Events

Creating a Security Champions' Network - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Notes: John Haren is the head of security awareness for Diageo and one of the speakers for the upcoming EU Security Awareness Summit in London on 10 July. Below he discusses what his talk will be on and what you will learn from it. Hi folks - I'm John Haren and I will be … Continue reading Creating a Security Champions' Network - #SecAwareSummit


A Tale of Two Summits - #SecAwareSummit

Folks, you have no idea how excited I am to officially announce the upcoming Security Awareness Summits in both London (10 July) and Philly (19 August). As many of you know we held our first Security Awareness Summit in Dallas last year. The results and feedback were so positive we are hosting two this year. … Continue reading A Tale of Two Summits - #SecAwareSummit


The Need for Softer Skills

One of the biggest take-aways (and surprises) for me from the 2015 Security Awareness Report is the lack of soft skills in our field. Over 75% of those leading or supporting a security awareness program had very technical backgrounds, to include IT admins, security analysts and even webmasters (page 8). In addition, we found most … Continue reading The Need for Softer Skills


Starting 2015 With a Bang

At Securing The Human we are big believers in working with and supporting the community. As such, for 2015 we really wanted to start the year off with a bang. This week we are releasing the following community resources. OUCH!: We just released the January edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter. Led by Guest … Continue reading Starting 2015 With a Bang


Looking Forward to Securing The Human in 2015

2014 has been an amazing year for the security awareness community. I feel organizations are truly making the fundamental shift from just compliance to changing human behavior. From working with hundreds of organizations, teaching multiple classes of SANS MGT433 and the first ever security awareness summit, I'm seeing both interest and investment in security awareness … Continue reading Looking Forward to Securing The Human in 2015