Security Awareness Blog

Online Shopping Fraud - Advanced Social Engineering

I've noticed recently a growing case of online, bargain shopping fraud happening. Well, I should say the power shoppers in my family have noticed this and helped point this out to me. The scam works by setting up websites pretending to be legitimate, but are really nothing more then fake sites that sell dramatically discounted … Continue reading Online Shopping Fraud - Advanced Social Engineering


Presenting Lesson Learned #4 - Emphasizing Key Points

This is my 4th post in a series on mistakes made andlessons learned for successful presenting. Today I want to focus on key points, or more specifically how to emphasize key points during your talk. By emphasize I mean perhaps you want to explain some key numbers or demonstrate how a network diagram works. A … Continue reading Presenting Lesson Learned #4 - Emphasizing Key Points


Top Ten Presenting Tips - #3 Talk Slowly

This is tip #3 as part of a series of posts on becoming a better presenter, based primarily on my past mistakes. I don't know about you, but when I get in front of a group of people I'm pumped and excited, I can't wait to jump right in. That energy is great for passion, … Continue reading Top Ten Presenting Tips - #3 Talk Slowly


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