Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

What Ideas do You Have to Secure Today's Kids?

Folks, I'm pumped to be part of something new at RSA this year, an event focusing on how the security community can best reach out to and help secure today's kids. I'll be part of a keynote panel with some absolutely amazing other folks to include Alicia Kozakiewicz (if you don't know who that is, … Continue reading What Ideas do You Have to Secure Today's Kids?


Motivating Staff to Join the Awareness Cause

Editors Note:Today's guest post is fromAngela Pappas. Angela helps lead the awareness program atThomson Reuters, a global organization with over 58,000 people. In this series of blogs Angela shares with us how she established their Security Ambassador Program. Since the inception of my role in 2012 as a part of the information security training and … Continue reading Motivating Staff to Join the Awareness Cause


Book Review: Accelerate

Renowned researcher and author John Kotter has been a big influence on how I approach security awareness. His book Leading Change really opened my eyes to the steps to successful organizational change. Twenty years after Leading Change, you can think of Mr. Kotter's latest book Accelerate as an update. While I still think Leading Change … Continue reading Book Review: Accelerate


Webcast: 2015 Security Awareness Report

Join Bob Rudis from the Verizon DBIR team and Lance Spitzner from Securing The Human on Fri, 27 March at 11am ET as they cover the key take-aways from the 2015 Security Awareness Report. This is the first standardized industry report on how organizations are mitigating human information-related risks. Things you will learn include: Key … Continue reading Webcast: 2015 Security Awareness Report


What You Actually Need is a Security Communications Officer

A number of factors have come together to cause me to rethink our approach to security awareness and training. For years we have discussed the need for organizations to have a dedicated Security Awareness Officer. I'm beginning to think this is wrong. We don't need security awareness officers, what we need are more Security Communications … Continue reading What You Actually Need is a Security Communications Officer