Security Awareness Blog

Risk Management with James Tarala in SANS MGT415

Editor's Note: James Tarala teaches the two day SANS course MGT415 Risk Management. James will be teaching this two day class as part of the US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below he discusses the class and how it helps the world of security awareness. You can't attend an information security conference, listen … Continue reading Risk Management with James Tarala in SANS MGT415


OUCH! is Out - Social Media

This month's edition of OUCH! is out. For this month we cover how to use social media safely and securely. Instead of trying to scare people away from this amazing resource, we want to encourage people to use social media, but in a safe manner. As with many things on the Internet, some simple steps … Continue reading OUCH! is Out - Social Media


Guest Post - Leveraging Social Media for Security Awareness

Editor's Note: John Haren is the Head of Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance at Diageo and has responsibility for the company's Security Awareness program. Below he describes how they are leveraging social media to engage staff and help drive their awareness program. Does your organisation use social media internally? If not, perhaps you should … Continue reading Guest Post - Leveraging Social Media for Security Awareness


The Use of Storytelling to Change User Behavior

Editor's Note: Bridget K. Brown manages the Global Information Security Awareness program for RGA Reinsurance Company. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on leveraging storytelling to change user behavior. "Tell me a fact and I'll learn. Tell me the … Continue reading The Use of Storytelling to Change User Behavior


NCSA's Michael Kaiser Speaking at #SecAwareSummit

Editor's Note: Michael Kaiser is the director of the National Cyber Security Alliance. He is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below he discusses his talk on NCSA and how you can leverage the organization. I am thrilled and honored to be speaking at the Security … Continue reading NCSA's Michael Kaiser Speaking at #SecAwareSummit