Security Awareness Blog: Category - Security Awareness Planning

Leveraging The HumanOS For Detection

When dealing with the human issues of information security, I find myself more and more comparing people to operating systems. Computers store, process and transfer information, so to do people. We already have a variety of policies, processes, and procedures in place to securing operating systems, why re-invent the wheel when we can re-use many … Continue reading Leveraging The HumanOS For Detection


September Edition of OUCH! Security Awareness Newsletter

We are excited to release the September edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter. Every month we publish this free newsletter in over ten different languages. This month we discuss social networking safety. Specifically how you, your family and your friends can use sites such as Facebook and Twitter safely. We understand that awareness is … Continue reading September Edition of OUCH! Security Awareness Newsletter


Free Security Awareness Lunch-n-Learn

Interested in learning more about the HumanOS? Want to know what makes people so vulnerable, how these vulnerabilities are being actively exploited, and what you can do to patch the HumanOS? Join me for a free lunch-n-learn in downtown Chicago Tuesday, 27 September. We will be hosting the event at the JW Marriott, in the … Continue reading Free Security Awareness Lunch-n-Learn


New Security Awareness Resource - Common Security Terms in Simple English

A common challenge in any security awareness program is communicating to the OCU (Ordinary Computer User). Often terms you and I in the security community are familiar with may seem overwhelming or confusing to others, especially when these definitions change over time. To help you and the community we have put together a "Top Security … Continue reading New Security Awareness Resource - Common Security Terms in Simple English


Policies For Your Awareness Program

In our last post we discussed the different strategic issues you need to consider before deploying your awareness program, including setting up your Steering Committee and determining your goals. One of the next points is your security awareness policy. Specifically, does your security policy have anything about security awareness and education? If so, what does … Continue reading Policies For Your Awareness Program