Security Awareness Blog

Defining the Security Awareness Maturity Model

Last week we introduced the Security Awareness Maturity Model.Established in 2011, this maturity model enables organizations to identify where their security awareness program is currently at, where a qualified leader can take it and the path how to get there. Below we describe each stage of the maturity model. As you go through each … Continue reading Defining the Security Awareness Maturity Model


OUCH is out - What is Malware?

We are excited to announce the March issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Lenny Zeltser, we focus on malware. Specifically what malware is and they key steps you can take to protect yourself against it (hint: its not just anti-virus software). We picked this topic as malware is such a common and … Continue reading OUCH is out - What is Malware?


RSA Cybersmart: Parents Workshop

Something you may not realize about the RSA Conference folks is they have a philanthropic programcalled CyberSafety: Kids. The goal of this effort is to leverage the 35,000 cyber security professionalsthat attend RSA Conference every year and enable them to help spread the word on how to secure kids online today. A key part of … Continue reading RSA Cybersmart: Parents Workshop


Security Awareness Summit - CFP Closed

Folks, the Security Awareness Summit Call for Presenters is now closed. We are thrilled to have received 28 outstanding submissions. Now comes the difficult task of selecting the speakers. Our Board of Advisors will begin the review process and we should have the final select confirmed before the end of March. The upcoming Security Awareness … Continue reading Security Awareness Summit - CFP Closed


Ready - Set - Stop! FERC Postpones CIP Version 5

Editor's Note: This guest post is from Ted Gutierrez,the ICS & NERC CIP Product Manager at the SANS Institute Just when the electric industry thought that they had seen it all, FERC pulls another rabbit out of its hat astonishing audiences near and far. In an order issued today (February 25, 2016) FERC granted a … Continue reading Ready - Set - Stop! FERC Postpones CIP Version 5