Security Awareness Blog

Charts Like This is Why Information Security is Failing

I recently saw this chart being shared on LinkedIn. I do not who developed the chart, nor is this a personal attack, but it is approaches like this why information security will never succeed. People were promoting this chart as a great reference on how to secure critical data. The overall approach is to identify … Continue reading Charts Like This is Why Information Security is Failing


The 2017 NCSAM Planning Kit - Your October Awaits

This October is the 14th National Cyber Security Awareness Month, otherwise known as #NCSAM or #CyberAware month. Organized by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), this is aglobal eventfocusingon cyber security. This is also a great opportunity for organizations to promote security awareness throughout their organization, regardless of size, location or industry. As the 2017 … Continue reading The 2017 NCSAM Planning Kit - Your October Awaits


US Security Awareness Summit - After Action Report

The SANS Security Awareness Summit is an annual event that brings together security awareness professionals and industry experts from around the world to address the human security challenge. This year was the largest event ever, bringing together well over 200 people. As we just finished up the event, I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading US Security Awareness Summit - After Action Report


NIST Has Spoken - Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase!

NIST has spoken, and we could not be more excited. For years the security community has inflicted one of the most painful behaviors to date, the dreaded complex password. We havewatched many times in horror as security researchers made fun of ordinary computer users for using simple passwords, often calling out hacked databases of passwords … Continue reading NIST Has Spoken - Death to Complexity, Long Live the Passphrase!


European Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations

We are super excited to announce the Call for Presentations for the3rd Annual European Security Awareness Summit to be held 6/7 December, 2017 in London. This is the largest event of its kind bringing security awareness officers and industry experts from around the world together to learn and share from each other the latest challenges, … Continue reading European Security Awareness Summit - Call For Presentations