Security Awareness Blog

OUCH Newsletter is Out - Using the Cloud Securely

The Novemberedition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. For this monthwe focus on Using the Cloud Securely. We chose this topic as there is a great deal of unnecessary confusion and fear aboutthe Cloud. Cloud technology isa powerful way to collaborate with others and be far more efficient at work and home. However … Continue reading OUCH Newsletter is Out - Using the Cloud Securely


What the Gartner Magic Quadrant on Awareness Tells Us

As some of you may have noticed, last week Gartner released it's Magic Quadrant report on Security Awareness Training. Every year Gartner does an analysis of the top security awareness vendors and rates them via the Magic Quadrant. While I'm excited to see SANS Securing The Human once again listed at the very top of … Continue reading What the Gartner Magic Quadrant on Awareness Tells Us


Wrapping Up #CyberAware Month - Support What's Next

Today endsthe last full week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the NCSAM Planning Kit. What started in 2003 as a national campaign has now grown into a global effort. The goal of NCSAM (also known as #CyberAware month) is to promote cyber security at both work and at home. Within the United States … Continue reading Wrapping Up #CyberAware Month - Support What's Next


Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices

Editors Note: This blog post is part of Week 04 of #CyberAware month and the #NCSAM Planning Kit. Connected technologies, smart devices, Internet of Things (IoT) - they all mean the same thing. Every day devices that you commonlyuse butare also connected to the Internet. These aredevicessuch as baby monitors, security cameras, thermostats, DVRs, light … Continue reading Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices


Week 04 #NCSAM: Our Continuously Connected Lives: What's Your "Apptitude"?

Editor's Note: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is hereand we are enablingorganizations to make this most of October. Every Monday this monthwe posta new blog on how to make the most of NCSAM and the NCSAM Planning Kit. The planning kit is everything you need for a successful October, to include daily activities, resources … Continue reading Week 04 #NCSAM: Our Continuously Connected Lives: What's Your "Apptitude"?