Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

Two New Security Awareness Programs

At SANS Securing The Human our goal is to provide the most effective awareness training possible. As we work with hundreds of organizations around the world we are seeing a growing need for more specialized awareness training. While we continue to provide a foundation for end users and numerous compliance standards, we have added two … Continue reading Two New Security Awareness Programs


*sigh* - Example of Really BAD Security Awareness

Security awareness is tough. So I get frustrated when I see really bad advice published. I even get more frustrated when people know they are publishing bad advice, but continue anyways because they care about marketing, not providing value. An infographic was published on passwords, specifically "Duh, The Easiest Way to Stop Hackers is … Continue reading *sigh* - Example of Really BAD Security Awareness


Feb. OUCH! Newsletter is Out - Email Phishing Attacks

The February edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. As always, you are free to use this newsletter within your organization as part of your security awareness program, or share with your family and friends. In addition, we know and understand that security awareness is a global challenge, as such we now publish … Continue reading Feb. OUCH! Newsletter is Out - Email Phishing Attacks


The Challenge of Security Awareness Training on Passwords

Twice a year the SANS Securing The Human team and our Board of Advisors do a complete review of every module in our security awareness training. One topic that proves to be a challenge every time is what do we teach people about passwords? This is a very hot and every changing topic, and to … Continue reading The Challenge of Security Awareness Training on Passwords


New Awareness Video of the Month - Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

As part of Securing The Human's commitment to the community, every month we post a new security awareness video. For February, we just released our newest awareness video "Advanced Persistent Threat". This five minute video explains in simple terms what APT is, walks your through how they operate, and what you can do to protect … Continue reading New Awareness Video of the Month - Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)