Security Awareness Blog

Guest Post: I Have Seen the Future, We Still Need Awareness

Editor's Note: This guest blog post is from John Andrew at Honeywell. In my last ''Securing the Human' blog, we looked at the need to persuade key decision makers - encouraging them to go beyond a ''Check the Box' Security Awareness mentality. We looked at the wildly successful ''Smokey the Bear' awareness campaign, and discussed … Continue reading Guest Post: I Have Seen the Future, We Still Need Awareness


July OUCH! Newsletter - Spear Phishing

This month's edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out, for July we discuss Spear Phishing. We choose spear phishing as our topic because it is becoming more and more common, we felt it important that people understand the concept and term. In addition, we wanted people to understand how to protect themselves, and … Continue reading July OUCH! Newsletter - Spear Phishing


Do Phishing Assessments Desensitize Employees?

A question I am commonly asked about Phishing Asssesments is do they desensitize employees? Do employees beging to treat phishing (both real attacks and simulated attacks) as a frivolous game, ultimately exposing the organization to more risk, not less? Based on my experience I would have to say a resounding no. To be honest, if … Continue reading Do Phishing Assessments Desensitize Employees?


Phishing in Spam Folders

Over the past years I've noticed a growing trend with enterprise email filtering solutions, they have become very good at filtering out spam and phishing attacks. In fact, I would dare say they are becoming too good, it is now standard behavior for employees to go into their junk email boxes or spam quarantines several … Continue reading Phishing in Spam Folders


New Release of STH.EndUser Training - Ver 2013.1

Our goal at Securing The Human is ensuring you have the most effective training possible. To achieve that, we do a complete review and update of all our End User security awareness training twice a year. Cyber threats and technologies are constantly changing, to stay current so to should your awareness program. Next week we … Continue reading New Release of STH.EndUser Training - Ver 2013.1