Security Awareness Blog

What IoT (and Security) Needs to Learn From the DeWalt Mitre Saw

I recently purchased my first power tool ever, a DeWalt Compound Mitre Saw, an intimidating piece of machinery that can not only rip through huge pieces of wood, but potentially chop your hand/arm clean off. As such I was very nervous when I received it, to include reading through the safety manual several times … Continue reading What IoT (and Security) Needs to Learn From the DeWalt Mitre Saw


Week 03 #NCSAM: Recognizing and Countering Cyber Crime

Editor's Note: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is hereand we are enablingorganizations to make this most of October. Every Monday, we areposting a 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 03 #NCSAM: Recognizing and Countering Cyber Crime


Why Bruce is Wrong About "Fixing" the User

Recently Bruce Schneier posted a blog titled "Security Design: Stop Trying to Fix the User". As usual, Bruce raises some interesting points that are well thought out. What is unusual in this case is I strongly disagree with him. I've known and respected Bruce for over 15 years now (he was one of … Continue reading Why Bruce is Wrong About "Fixing" the User


Less is More: How to Optimize Your Security Awareness Training

It's Thursday and Sue, a 15 year company veteran, sits down to take yet another mandatory training program before the Friday deadline. She's calculated that over the course of her career she has completed hundreds of hours of training. Even though she wants to do the right thing and make the company more secure, her … Continue reading Less is More: How to Optimize Your Security Awareness Training


Week 02 #NCSAM: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity in the Workplace

Editor's Note: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is coming up and we are enablingorganizations to make this most of October. Every Monday, we will be posting a 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 … Continue reading Week 02 #NCSAM: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity in the Workplace