Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

Charts Like This is Why Information Security is Failing

I recently saw this chart being shared on LinkedIn. I do not who developed the chart, nor is this a personal attack, but it is approaches like this why information security will never succeed. People were promoting this chart as a great reference on how to secure critical data. The overall approach is to identify … Continue reading Charts Like This is Why Information Security is Failing


US Security Awareness Summit - After Action Report

The SANS Security Awareness Summit is an annual event that brings together security awareness professionals and industry experts from around the world to address the human security challenge. This year was the largest event ever, bringing together well over 200 people. As we just finished up the event, I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading US Security Awareness Summit - After Action Report


NIST Has Spoken - Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase!

NIST has spoken, and I could not be more excited. For years the security community has inflicted one of the most painful behaviors to date, the dreaded, complex password. I've watched many times in horror as security researchers made fun of ordinary computer users for using simple passwords, often calling out hacked databases of passwords … Continue reading NIST Has Spoken - Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase!


European Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations

We are super excited to announce the Call for Presentations for the3rd Annual European Security Awareness Summit to be held 6/7 December, 2017 in London. This is the largest event of its kind bringing security awareness officers and industry experts from around the world together to learn and share from each other the latest challenges, … Continue reading European Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations


#OUCH Newsletter is Out - Gaming Online Safely and Securely

The Julyedition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. OUCH! is the world's longest running and most trusted security awareness newsletter. Each month we share key points on a specific security topic for the ordinary computer user in over 25 languages. For July we focus on helping gamers make the most of their play … Continue reading #OUCH Newsletter is Out - Gaming Online Safely and Securely