Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

Reward vs Punishment - Which is Best for my Awareness Program?

One of the levers we have to changing behaviors is reward and punishment. Reward behaviors we want to encourage, punish behaviors we want to stop. But which one is more effective, and which ones should we use? To be honest, this is a complex question and in part depends on your environment. However this is … Continue reading Reward vs Punishment - Which is Best for my Awareness Program?


How to Get Actionable Feedback on Your Security Awareness Program

A key step to any successful security awareness program is to regularly collect feedback and use that feedback to improve your program. In fact updating is stage four of the Security Awareness Roadmap. By constantly updating your program not only are you ensuring that it is current, but you keep the program engaging. With … Continue reading How to Get Actionable Feedback on Your Security Awareness Program


Security Awareness Roadmap - Officially Released

Building, maintaining and measuring a high-impact security awareness program takes alot of work. As a result, too often organizations are overwhelmed with where to start. Fortunately, there is a community of over 200 security awareness officers dedicated to developing free resources to help organizations with this process. One result is the Security Awareness Roadmap. … Continue reading Security Awareness Roadmap - Officially Released


Take This Lollipop - Watch Him Stalking You

For someone whose passion is researching security awareness technologies, I'm stunned I have not come across "Take This Lollipop" sooner, what I now consider one of the most effective security awareness videos I have seen. Released in October, 2011 and developed by Jason Zada, the short video teaches people on the dangers of sharing too … Continue reading Take This Lollipop - Watch Him Stalking You


New Security Awareness Video Posted Every Month

For October's Security Awareness month we posted a free security awareness video that organizations could link to as part of their security awareness program. This resource proved so popular that we have made this page permanent. On the first of every month we will post a new security awareness video on this page. At the … Continue reading New Security Awareness Video Posted Every Month