Security Awareness Blog

New Feature - OUCH! Archives

As many of your know, OUCH! is a monthly security awareness newsletter free to the public. Developed each month by a SANS certified instructor, OUCH! also goes through two, intense community reviews to ensure high-quality and timely newsletters. In addition, each edition is then translated by a team of volunteers into over twenty languages. One … Continue reading New Feature - OUCH! Archives

The Security Awareness Planning Kit - Updated

Folks, we have lots of new and exciting updates for the Security Awareness Planning Kit which I wanted to make you aware of. First, just a reminder about this free resource. To build, maintain and measure an awareness program that makes a difference, you need to plan and coordinate. For planning you have to answer … Continue reading The Security Awareness Planning Kit - Updated

Guest Blog - A Social Media Acceptable Use Policy?

Editor's Note: Today's guest blog post is from Dave Piscitello who provides security and ICT coordination for security and policy activities at ICANN. Your organization uses social media to communicate messages about its programs, promote brand or products, and to build communities. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, blogs, public wikis and other Internet discussion forums are … Continue reading Guest Blog - A Social Media Acceptable Use Policy?

Webcast This Friday - "Securing The Human"

Folks, I'll be hosting a webcast this Friday at 2pm Central titled "Securing The Human". I'll cover the five stages to building a high-impact security awareness program and key steps to achieving them. In addition I'll share a variety of community resources that are freely available to help get your program up to speed. … Continue reading Webcast This Friday - "Securing The Human"

Don't Get Hooked - Email Image

Last December we released a new security awareness poster - "Don't Get Hooked". This poster explains what phishing and spear phishing are and then shows an example email with numerous phishing indicators pointed out. Anyone is welcome to download, print and distribute as many copies of this poster as they like.In addition, we are … Continue reading Don't Get Hooked - Email Image