Security Awareness Blog

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

June OUCH is Out

The June edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter is out. This month we focus on URL Shorteners and QR Codes. While these technologies are not what I would consider a high priority risk (compared to some of the other human risks we see) what makes these technologies unique is many people do not know … Continue reading June OUCH is Out

Guest Post - Go Beyond "Check-the-Box" Compliance

Editor's Note:This guest blog post is from John Andrew at Honeywell. How do we persuade folks who are resistant to 'Security Awareness' efforts? Great question! I was fortunate to pick up a rare last minute opening - to go on a 3 day backpacking & camping trip at Cumberland Island National Forest on the coast … Continue reading Guest Post - Go Beyond "Check-the-Box" Compliance


Earlier this week we released the latest edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter, "Passwords / Passphrases". We explain in simple terms how you can create strong passwords using passhrases, and some simple steps to using them safely. However with this release come some new changes we are excited about. Updated Look: We changed the … Continue reading A New OUCH!