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Security Awareness Survey

2015-SecurityAwarenessReportWe are very excited to announce the annual Security Awareness Survey. Once a year, every year, we take a snapshot of the global security awareness community and create a report that you can use to benchmark and improve your security awareness program (download the latest report here). If you are involved in or help run your organization's awareness program please consider taking this survey. What's in it for you?

  • You will be entered into a raffle for

The WHAT in Effective Awareness Training

Qualitative-RiskMatrixLast month we kicked of a blog series on the 4 W's in building an effective awareness program. In the first post we explained that to effectively manage human risk organizations need to answer four key questions; WHY, WHO, WHAT and HOW. We then started with the WHY part and then continued onto the WHO part. Today we focus on the third question - WHAT.

WHAT is very simple, what do we want to


Security Awareness Summit Roundup

show and tell 2 IMG_8941The 2nd annual US Security Awareness Summit was held in Philadelphia, 10 August with almost 150 people attending. It was an amazing mix of security awareness officers from different industries, organizations and even countries, with people coming from as far as Brunei to attend. Here are some key take aways from the event.

  • We had eight speakers, you can download their slides from our

Looking for Speakers for October?

SSO-STC-CCSAM-HashtagLogos-CYBERAWAREBLKAs many of us know, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (also known as NCSAM or #CyberAware). This is the month many organizations use to promote their internal security awareness efforts, to include bringing in speakers. If you are looking for speakers for this year or for a future event, here are some suggestions on how to find the best speakers, and some different options to consider. Keep in mind, often the best speakers may charge speaker fees. In addition, some of these speakers are in such high demand that you may have to book them 3-6 months in advanced. One approach that may help is consider using a speaker


Lessons Learned from the EU #SecAwareSummit

STH-Summit-London-BannerImageLast week we hosted the first ever SANS Security Awareness Summit in Europe. The goal of the summit was to bring together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world who are working to secure the human element. The event was huge success as over 80 professionals had the opportunity to meet and learn from each other. I wanted to share with you some of the key take aways from the event. You can also download the presentations from the summit here.

  • Behavior Costs: Angela Sasse is the Professor of Human-Centred Technology and Head of Information Security