Security Awareness Blog

Infosecurity Conference - Hacking Humans: Dissecting a Social Engineering Attack

Folks, friendly reminder I'll be presenting Wednesday, 4 October at the Infosecurity North American Keynote event on Hacking Humans: Dissecting a Social Engineering Attack. I'll demonstrate how targeted social engineering attacks work by walking you through a real, targeted attack and what we learned by interacting with with the hacker. As I learned from … Continue reading Infosecurity Conference - Hacking Humans: Dissecting a Social Engineering Attack


Equifax Webcast Follow-up - Your Questions Answered

On Wed, 13 September 2017 we hosted a webcast on the Equifax hack, which you can now find in the webcast archives. One of the things that surprised us was the amount of questions asked, well over 100 hundred questions, a new record I believe for a SANS webcast! Event though we spent over … Continue reading Equifax Webcast Follow-up - Your Questions Answered


Measuring Your Security Culture - At the EU #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Lushin Premji manages the awareness program at Thomson Reuters. He is oneofthe speakers for the upcomingSecurity Awareness Summit 6/7 December in London. Below he gives an overview of his upcoming talk on Measuring Your Security Culture. Security culture in an organisation is priceless. A strong security culture will create an environment where employees … Continue reading Measuring Your Security Culture - At the EU #SecAwareSummit


What to Communicate About the Equifax Hack

Editor's NOTE: Updated 14 September to include links AND phone number to all 4 agencies for a credit freeze. People are reporting better luck with the phone. As most of you have read by now, Equifax was hacked.Equifax is one of four credit rating services, called Credit Bureaus (the other three are Experian, Trans Union … Continue reading What to Communicate About the Equifax Hack


Build a Security Awareness Escape Room - At the EU #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Matt House and Scot Fackler are part of the security team at FedEx. They are one ofthe speakers for the upcomingSecurity Awareness Summit 6/7 December in London. Below they give an overview of their Security Awareness Escape Room Workshop. Have you ever noticed sleepy eyes and nodding heads when you talk about basic … Continue reading Build a Security Awareness Escape Room - At the EU #SecAwareSummit