Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

RSAC Lab: Achieving and Measuring Success with the Security Awareness Maturity Model

Note: At RSA Conference 2017 I taught a two hour labon the Security Awareness Maturity Model. Specifically what the model is, how to leverage the model in establishing a mature awareness program and the ability to measure your program. This summary was written as a follow-up forthe students who took the lab. Due … Continue reading RSAC Lab: Achieving and Measuring Success with the Security Awareness Maturity Model


Educause Top 10

Information Security Tops List of Higher Ed IT Issues In a recent poll conducted by the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), information security emerged as the top issue in its yearly list of Top 10 IT Issues. … Continue reading Educause Top 10


2017 Planning Ideas and 2016 Lessons Learned

Amplify Your Security Awareness Program in 2017 At the end of December I led a webcast reviewing some of the key lessons learned in 2016 and what we can do in 2017 to keep improving the practice, and impact, of security awareness programs. After working with hundreds of clients and awareness officers from around … Continue reading 2017 Planning Ideas and 2016 Lessons Learned


Get Your Security Awareness Roadmap Poster

The Security Awareness Maturity Model was developed five years ago by a community of security awareness officers to solve a problem. Specifically the awareness community needed a way to visually communicate what stage a security awareness program was currently at and where the organization wanted to take it. The Security Awareness Roadmap builds on the … Continue reading Get Your Security Awareness Roadmap Poster


Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations

We are super excited to announce the Call for Presentationsfor the 4th Annual Security Awareness Summit to be held 2/3 August in Nashville, TN. This is the largest event of its kind bringing hundreds of security awareness officers and industry experts together to learn and share from each other the latest challenges, lessons learned and … Continue reading Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations