Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

NIST Has Spoken - Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase!

NIST has spoken, and we could not be more excited. For years the security community has inflicted one of the most painful behaviors to date, the dreaded complex password. We havewatched many times in horror as security researchers made fun of ordinary computer users for using simple passwords, often calling out hacked databases of passwords … Continue reading NIST Has Spoken - Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase!


European Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations

We are super excited to announce the Call for Presentations for the3rd Annual European Security Awareness Summit to be held 6/7 December, 2017 in London. This is the largest event of its kind bringing security awareness officers and industry experts from around the world together to learn and share from each other the latest challenges, … Continue reading European Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations


#OUCH Newsletter is Out - Gaming Online Safely and Securely

The Julyedition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. OUCH! is the world's longest running and most trusted security awareness newsletter. Each month we share key points on a specific security topic for the ordinary computer user in over 25 languages. For July we focus on helping gamers make the most of their play … Continue reading #OUCH Newsletter is Out - Gaming Online Safely and Securely


Hacker Village - At the #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Taylor Lobbis a security community manager for developers within Adobe. Heis one of the speakers for the upcoming Security Awareness Summit 2/3 Aug in Nashville, TN. Below hegives an overview on hisupcoming talk onbuilding a Hacker Village. I am a manager of security and privacy engineering for Adobe. One of our core goals … Continue reading Hacker Village - At the #SecAwareSummit


Guest Blog - Nudging Towards Security (Touchpoints) - Part 5

Editor's Note: This is a part of a series of blog posts by Sahil Bansal from Genpact on the topic Nudging Towards Security. What is a touchpoint? A touch point is a point of contact or interaction. Be it any organization, the Information Security team has a lot of user touch points. A few examples … Continue reading Guest Blog - Nudging Towards Security (Touchpoints) - Part 5