Security Awareness Blog

Dooh! - Missed a Sticker Submission

Apologies go out to Richard Beach, we missed his entry for the Security Awareness Sticker challenge. While it is too late to judge his entry, I've added it to the challenge submissions document and listed it below. By the way be sure to check out his website on security awareness at www.8thlayersecurity.com, Richard has some … Continue reading Dooh! - Missed a Sticker Submission


Security Awareness Sticker Challenge - Results

Folks, two weeks ago we announced our Security Awareness Sticker contest. We challenged you, the community, to see who could come up with the most creative and engaging Security Awareness stickers. Today we are excited to announce the results. Twelve people submitted almost 40 great ideas, so it was very tough selecting the winners. However … Continue reading Security Awareness Sticker Challenge - Results


Establishing Phishing Assessment Programs

In the past I've posted about the tremendous value of phishing assessments, both as a tool to measure the impact of your awareness program and as a tool to reinforce key behaviors. While sending out a single phishing email is relatively simple, establishing a long-term phishing assessment program is difficult, it takes a great deal … Continue reading Establishing Phishing Assessment Programs


Security Awareness Sticker Challenge - Results Coming

Folks, two weeks ago we announced the Security Awareness Sticker challenge. In this challenge we asked who can come up the most creative ideas for engaging awareness stickers that help promote behavior change. We received over thirty submissions from eleven people. On Friday, 22 June we will announce the winners of the challenge. In addition … Continue reading Security Awareness Sticker Challenge - Results Coming


Security Awareness Maturity Model - Metrics

In this series of posts we have been discussing the different maturity levels of security awareness training. We started discussing the first two levels, having no awareness program and having a compliance focused awareness program, designed to meet only the minimal requirements. Then we covered promoting awareness and change and long term sustainment. Today we … Continue reading Security Awareness Maturity Model - Metrics