Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

A Foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training: Part 1

Guest Editor: Today's post is from Eric Johnson. Eric is a Senior Security Consultant at Cypress Data Defense and the Application Security Curriculum Product Manager at SANS. In this series of posts Eric will take a look at laying a foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training. Laying a foundation for developer security training is not … Continue reading A Foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training: Part 1


Engineering Cyber Safety

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Tim Conway,Technical Director for the ICS and SCADA programs at SANS. Below Tim shares his thoughts on Engineering Cyber Safety. For many organizations that run security awareness programs, the question eventually comes up "how do I make our program more relevant and interesting to our audience". … Continue reading Engineering Cyber Safety


Creating a Security Champions Network

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from John Haren, Information Security Governance Specialist at Diageo with special responsibility for the Information Management & Security Awareness program globally. Below John describes how he has put together a Champtions Network (or often called Ambassador Program) for his organization. We are seeing this approach to awareness … Continue reading Creating a Security Champions Network


Guest Blog Post - It's All About The Team

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Cheryl Conley, head of Lockheed Martin's Security Education and Awareness team. Lockheed is one of the most targeted (and phished) organizations in the world. Below are her thoughts on Phishing as we kick off 2015. Happy New Year! I trust everyone had a good holiday, with … Continue reading Guest Blog Post - It's All About The Team


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