Security Awareness Blog: Category - Events

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


Building a Security Ambassador Program - At the #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Angela Pappas is the Director of Information Security Training and Awareness at Thomson Reuters.She is one of the speakers for the upcoming Security Awareness Summit in San Francisco, 3/4 August. Below she discusses her upcoming talk on ambassador programsand the power of leveragingemployees. Not so long ago I was new to my role … Continue reading Building a Security Ambassador Program - At the #SecAwareSummit


Ukrainian Grid Attack: How NERC CIP-like Measures Might Have Helped

Editor's Note: Today's guest blog is published by TedGutierrez, CISSP, GICSP, and GCIH, is the ICS & NERC CIP Product Manager at the SANS Institute and co-author of SANS ICS456 - Essentials for NERC CIP. With the recent release of the E-ISAC and SANS ICS Defense Use Case (DUC) #5 which analyzed the cyber-attack that … Continue reading Ukrainian Grid Attack: How NERC CIP-like Measures Might Have Helped


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


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