Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

OUCH! Newsletter is Out - Password Managers

The Septemberedition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. For this month we coverPassword Managers. Passwords continue to be one of the biggest challenge for people as they are expected to maintain a strong, unique password for every account. Yet many people can have well over one hundred passwords, not to mention having to … Continue reading OUCH! Newsletter is Out - Password Managers


Gaining Leadership's Support for Your Awareness Program

A common challenge many security awareness programsface is getting the support they need from leadership. The data from the 2017 Security Awareness Report proves that not only is this support a challenge, but critical to success. But how can you get that support you need? Simple, talk to them in their terms. Thetop rated talk … Continue reading Gaining Leadership's Support for Your Awareness Program


Game On - European Security Awareness Summit Agenda Confirmed

I am super excited to announce all systems go for the3rd annual European Security Awareness Summit. The speakers have been confirmed, the venue booked and things are already pointing to the best summit yet. If you are involved in security awareness, compliance, governance or anything human security related this is THE event to network and … Continue reading Game On - European Security Awareness Summit Agenda Confirmed


Charts Like This is Why Information Security is Failing

I recently saw this chart being shared on LinkedIn. I do not who developed the chart, nor is this a personal attack, but it is approaches like this why information security will never succeed. People were promoting this chart as a great reference on how to secure critical data. The overall approach is to identify … Continue reading Charts Like This is Why Information Security is Failing


US Security Awareness Summit - After Action Report

The SANS Security Awareness Summit is an annual event that brings together security awareness professionals and industry experts from around the world to address the human security challenge. This year was the largest event ever, bringing together well over 200 people. As we just finished up the event, I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading US Security Awareness Summit - After Action Report