Security Awareness Blog

Top 10 Presenting Tips - #2 Start At The Beginning

This is the second post in a series on the mistakes I've made presenting and lessons learned. Today I wanted to share with you "Start At The Beginning". I don't know about you, but when I'm going to present I'm usually pretty excited, I can't wait to share what I've learned. The problem is I … Continue reading Top 10 Presenting Tips - #2 Start At The Beginning


Security Awareness Programs in Multiple Languages

One of the things I love most about security awareness is the international aspect. Every culture and nationality is different, and you have to take that into account when when developing your awareness program. Language and translation is one of the most challenging. For many cultures, language is part of their identity. In … Continue reading Security Awareness Programs in Multiple Languages


Top Security Awareness Presenting Tips - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned

If you are involved in security awareness sooner or later you will have to present. It can be anything from teaching fellow employees about security awareness, to briefing management on the impact of your awareness program. The problem is many of us in security are not good communicators. There is nothing more dissapointing than attending … Continue reading Top Security Awareness Presenting Tips - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned


Getting Security Awareness Involved with Incident Tracking

One of the advantages of working with SANS is I have an incredible wealth of experience and knowledge to tap into, SANS Instructors. These are some of the most trained and experienced security professionals in the world. As such I'm often picking the minds of these poor souls, seeing which ideas I can suck out … Continue reading Getting Security Awareness Involved with Incident Tracking


Pedestrian Awareness in Chicago = Hacked Laptop in Crime Scene Tape

One of the things I like to do is keep my eyes open and learn from other awareness campaigns. In security we can often forget that we are not the only ones facing the challenge of educating others. From theCDC and their zombie apocalypseto the pink ribbons of National Breast Cancer month, there is a … Continue reading Pedestrian Awareness in Chicago = Hacked Laptop in Crime Scene Tape