Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

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


What Should Developer Security Awareness Training Look Like?

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. In our last post, we discussed improving the security … Continue reading What Should Developer Security Awareness Training Look Like?


A Foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training: What's the Problem?

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. In our last post , we discussed what we … Continue reading A Foundation for Developer Security Awareness Training: What's the Problem?


2015 Security Awareness Report

We are very excited to announce the release of the 2015 Security Awareness Report. This report details the findings from the Security Awareness Survey taken in October, 2014 by 220 security awareness officers. This report will help you gain the management support and resources you need to be successful, and enable you to benchmark your … Continue reading 2015 Security Awareness Report


My Security Awareness Communications Plan

Editor's Note: This is a Guest Blog post from Rhonda Kelly, the Security Education and Awareness Architect at Oshkosh Corporation. In this blog post Rhonda discusses an amazing planning tool she developed for her awareness program and one that you can use for your own. Security Awareness Communication Plan Roadmap As I began to implement … Continue reading My Security Awareness Communications Plan