Security Awareness Blog

Accelerated Learning - At the European #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note:Martine van de Merweis asecurity awareness trainer in healthcare / IT auditor, and is the founder ofPrivacyLab. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming European Security Awareness Summit in London 11 Nov. Below she discusses her talk on accelerated learning. How often does this happen to you? You're about to attend … Continue reading Accelerated Learning - At the European #SecAwareSummit


Communication: How Often is Too Often?

I was recently asked a great question by Jonathan Crowe@jonathanscrowe on Twitter.While hisquestion appearssimple, it requiresa complex answer. As such, I'm replying to Jonathan on a blog post as opposed to Twitter. Hey Lance, do you have any tips for emailing users re: security announcements/alerts? How often is too often? The quick answer is it … Continue reading Communication: How Often is Too Often?


Two Weeks Out - Preparing for #NCSAM

Editor's Note: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is coming up and we are enablingorganizations to make this most of October. Every Monday, for the next six weeks, we will be posting a new blog on how to make the most of NCSAM and the NCSAM Planning Kit. We are two weeks out … Continue reading Two Weeks Out - Preparing for #NCSAM


The Advanced Cybersecurity Learning Platform

Folks, we areuber excited to announce the launch of SANS' Advanced Cybersecurity Learning Platform (ACLP). One of the key lessonswe learned from over our 1,000 customers, our Security Awareness Summits and theannual Security Awareness Report is that changing behavior is hard. Many organizations do not know the path to take to success, … Continue reading The Advanced Cybersecurity Learning Platform


OUCH is Out - Do's and Don'ts of Email

The Septemberedition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. We selected the topic The Do's and Don'ts of Email. Far too often peoplefocus on just cyber attackers, forgettingthat we can be our own worst enemy. In this edition we cover things that can bite us in email like auto-complete, Bcc or the dreaded … Continue reading OUCH is Out - Do's and Don'ts of Email