Security Awareness Blog

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?


Security Awareness Metrics - Measuring Human Risk

Folks, I am very excited to announce Securing The Human has a new section dedicated just to security awareness metrics. Measuring peoples' awareness and risk is one of the biggest challenges in our field, and we hope these free resources can help your program grow. As always, these free resources are by the community for … Continue reading Security Awareness Metrics - Measuring Human Risk


Awareness Month - Host a 'Security Checkup' Booth

Earlier this week we talked about the upcoming National Cyber Security Awareness month in October and how to leverage it. One idea I would like to add is the "Security Checkup Booth". The idea is this. Create a booth in a high traffic area of your organization, perhaps near the cafeteria, lobby or major entrance/exit … Continue reading Awareness Month - Host a 'Security Checkup' Booth


Guest Blog Post - Gaming Awareness

[Editor's Note:This guest blog post is from The Anonymous Kid. He is a Junior High School student wanting to share his thoughts about what other kids his age should be aware of when playing games on-line. We thought it would be interesting to share a kids perspective to security awareness & training.] I bet that … Continue reading Guest Blog Post - Gaming Awareness


The Wrong Question - How Long Should Security Awareness Training Be?

I recently saw a question posted asking how long should security awareness training be. First, I'm excited whenever someone is attempting to better understand their human risk and how to best address it. However, starting with "How long should it be" is the wrong question to ask. Instead, if you want to develop an awareness … Continue reading The Wrong Question - How Long Should Security Awareness Training Be?