Security Awareness Blog

EU Security Awareness Summit - #SecAwareSummit

We are a month out from the first ever SANS Security Awareness Summit in Europe, to be held 10 July in London. This event brings together the worlds' thought leaders and practitioners in changing and securing human behavior / culture. If you want to learn how to take your security awareness program to the next … Continue reading EU Security Awareness Summit - #SecAwareSummit


Branding Security - The Heart of Your Awareness Program - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Judith Forrest leads the information security awareness program at SAP. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on branding and what you will learn from it. The central theme of the SANS "Securing the Human" approach is that … Continue reading Branding Security - The Heart of Your Awareness Program - #SecAwareSummit


OUCH! is out - Educating Kids About Cyber Safety

We are excited to announce the June release of OUCH!. This month, led by Guest Editor Bob Rudis of Verizon DBIR fame, we cover educating kids about cybersafety. Kids are one of themost vulnerable communities connected to the Internet today, and yet many parents have the misconception that technology alone will protect them. As most … Continue reading OUCH! is out - Educating Kids About Cyber Safety


New Tool for Prioritizing Your Human Risks

One of the things we discuss in the two day course SANS MGT443 Securing The Human is how do you prioritize human risks? Most organizations / security awareness officers have limited time and resources. You can only teach people so much, and as a result you can only change so many behaviors. This means to … Continue reading New Tool for Prioritizing Your Human Risks


Human Behavior Modeling - #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Notes: Geordie Stewart is Principal Consultant for Risk Intelligence and one of the speakers for the upcoming EU Security Awareness Summit in London on 10 July. Geordie is an international speaker on the topic of security awareness and writes a regular risk communications column for the ISSA international journal. You can learn more … Continue reading Human Behavior Modeling - #SecAwareSummit