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Managing Your Top Human Risks

One of the advantages working at SANS Institute is being surrounded by literally many of the world leaders in information security. At any time I can tap into a global network of experts, from forensics and malware to risk analysis and ICS attacks. One consistent thing I have learned from these people is you never … Continue reading Managing Your Top Human Risks

Fiction Sometimes Eerily Like Future Reality

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Ted Gutierrez, Ted is the ICS & NERC CIP Product Manager at the SANS Institute. In this post he discusses "Anatomy of an ICS Attack". By now anybody who follows cybersecurity news has probably heard about the December 23, 2015 attack on the Ukrainian electric … Continue reading Fiction Sometimes Eerily Like Future Reality

CyberSmart Parents Workshop in San Francisco

As some of you know, the folks at RSA Conference have a philanthropic program called CyberSmart Kids. Started last year, the goal of this program is to leverage the 35,000+ cyber security professionals that attend RSA every year and help secure today's online kids. Called "I'm In R U", if every one of us attending … Continue reading CyberSmart Parents Workshop in San Francisco

A Primer on Risk and Security Awareness

We talk alot about human risk in the world of security awareness, but rarely have I seen it defined, especially at a high level that anyone can understand. As such, I wanted to take a step back and give you a simple overview of what exactly risk is, and the role security awareness plays in … Continue reading A Primer on Risk and Security Awareness

Ukrainian Power Grid Attack -- Not Hype

Editor's Note: This Guest Blog postis byTed Gutierrez, a member of the SANSICS & NERC CIP team. When reports of a December 23, 2015 Ukrainian power outage linked to a coordinated malware attack first began to surface, I was skeptical. I'd previously written about vulnerabilities inherent in the US electric grid but had cautioned against … Continue reading Ukrainian Power Grid Attack -- Not Hype