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Guest Post - Leveraging Social Media for Security Awareness

J.Haren(3)Editor's Note: John Haren is the Head of Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance at Diageo and has responsibility for the company's Security Awareness program. Below he describes how they are leveraging social media to engage staff and help drive their awareness program.

Does your organisation use social media internally? If not, perhaps you should consider it as a tool to be used as part of your security awareness program. In the first of a two part blog series I want to give you an overview of our use of social media for security awareness at Diageo.

I was aware for some time that social media was a perfect mechanism to help me get some of my security messages to people. All

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The Use of Storytelling to Change User Behavior

me2Editor's Note: Bridget K. Brown manages the Global Information Security Awareness program for RGA Reinsurance Company. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on NCSA and how you can leverage the organization.

"Tell me a fact and I'll learn. Tell me the truth and I'll believe. But if you tell me a story, it will live in my heart forever."--Native American Proverb

What is your favorite story from childhood? Was it a book? A nursery rhyme? Something a parent crafted especially for you? Or maybe it was a favorite movie?

Got the name of it?

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NCSA's Michael Kaiser Speaking at #SecAwareSummit

michael kaiser 1Editor's Note: Michael Kaiser is the director of the National Cyber Security Alliance. He is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below he discusses his talk on NCSA and how you can leverage the organization.

I am thrilled and honored to be speaking at the Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia on August 19th. The day's agenda looks fantastic, and hope I can add to attendees' knowledge about how to build awareness efforts that have an impact. I will be talking about the National Cyber Security

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Women Leading the Way in Securing Human Behaviors

STH-EndUser-Module21-SeniorLeadershipThis month I made a startling realization, it is women and not men who are leading the way in securing human behaviors. For those of you who are new to the information security world this is a big deal, traditionally information security is filled by men. For example if you attend a security conference or work with an information security team you can have 40 security professionals in the room and only 5 may be women. The field of security awareness is bucking that trend, and in a big way. For example, I teach a two day class on how to build, maintain and measure a mature security awareness program.

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The Killer App for Planning Your Awareness Program - #SecAwareSummit

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Editor's Note: Rhonda Kelly is the Security Education and Awareness Architect at Oshkosh Corporation. She is one of the speakers for the upcoming US Security Awareness Summit in Philadelphia August 19. Below she discusses her talk on planning and what you will learn from it.

I will be sharing with you what I call the Information Security Awareness Communication Calendar (ISACC) Roadmap. This is a planning document we developed to plan, maintain, and measure how we communicate our security awareness program. Think of it as your personal GPS, navigating you through how you will

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