Security Awareness Blog

Does Security Awareness Training Need to Cover The Cloud?

As I mentioned in my last post, Pauldotcom recently sponsored a great podcast on the value of security awareness training, with some very smart folks both for and against awareness training. The podcast helped me think of new issues. One of the key points brought up was there is no need to teach people about … Continue reading Does Security Awareness Training Need to Cover The Cloud?


Three Killer Security Awareness Webcasts This Oct

Folks, as many of you know next month is NCSA (National Cyber Security Awareness) month. This is a great time to spruce up your security awareness program. To help energize your awareness training SANS Securing The Human will be hosting three free webcasts. Sign up now and don't miss a great opportunity to learn and … Continue reading Three Killer Security Awareness Webcasts This Oct


Security Awareness - Is 95% Good Enough?

Last week on the infamous podcast series Pauldotcom I was fortunate enough to join an amazing group of security professionals to discuss if security awareness is worth the time and effort. If you have not listened to Pauldotcom before, definitely try them out. No Political Correctness there, people definitely speak their minds. The podcast included … Continue reading Security Awareness - Is 95% Good Enough?


Dropbox Gets Two-Factor Authentication Right

Dropbox is the 800 pound gorilla of the Cloud world, so they are the target when they do things wrong, as I and others have pointed out in the past. But let's also commend them for when they do things right. Last week Dropbox enabled two-factor authentication for their users and I've been trying it … Continue reading Dropbox Gets Two-Factor Authentication Right


What Topics do You Want OUCH! To Cover Next Year?

Folks, we are already planning the OUCH! security awareness newsletter for next year, 2013. We need your help deciding which security topics we should cover. What security challenges do you want to learn more about, how can we best help you, your family or your co-workers? Email us at community@securingthehuman.org with your suggestions on what … Continue reading What Topics do You Want OUCH! To Cover Next Year?