Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

OUCH! is out - Encryption

The August edition of OUCH! has been released. For this month we focus on encryption. Far too often we tell people to use encryption to protect themselves and their information, but we do not explain what encryption is, why they should use it or how. Chris Crowley is our Guest Editor for this month and … Continue reading OUCH! is out - Encryption


Guest Post - Measuring Human Risk - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Dan deBeaubien. Below is a description of his upcoming talk on "Measuring Human Risk - What is Your Security Score" at theSecurity Awareness Summit 10 Sep in Dallas. Assuming that we know what to do in a given circumstance related to cyber security - install a … Continue reading Guest Post - Measuring Human Risk - #SecAwareSummit


The Hardest Part in Awareness - Deciding What NOT To Teach

There are many challenges to implementing an effective awareness program, challenges from gaining management support and effective communication to selecting your metrics and measuring your impact. However one of the biggest challenges I run into, and one that surprises most people, is deciding what topics or learning objectives NOT to cover. Think about it, you … Continue reading The Hardest Part in Awareness - Deciding What NOT To Teach


Just Released - The Phishing Planning Kit

One of the biggest challenges with an effective phishing program is not the technology you use, but how you communicate and implement your phishing program. To assist you in getting the most out of your phishing program we have put together the Phishing Planning Kit. Based on the feedback and input of numerous security … Continue reading Just Released - The Phishing Planning Kit


Guest Post - Awareness Through Gamification - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: This is a guest Blog Post from Jonathan Homer, a member of Idaho National Laboratory Cyber Security Division and runs their SecAware team. Below is a description of his upcoming talk on "Awareness Through Gamification" at theSecurity Awareness Summit 10 Sep in Dallas. When developing training materials we strive to create clear, concise … Continue reading Guest Post - Awareness Through Gamification - #SecAwareSummit