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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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7 Key Steps to Building Best-of-the-Best Awareness Programs

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Editor's Note: Today's guest blog post is from Jon Homer, who ran the awareness program at Idaho National Labs, one of the most targeted organizations in the world. Below he shares his lessons learned in knowing your target audience.

I've attended many classes, participated in (and taught) many trainings, listened to seminars, and read books on building effective awareness campaigns. There is some really great information available. However, most of the resources present theories,' often at such a high level I find myself leaving the room enthused and confused.' I'm excited to get started but not sure where is step one.I was recently in a discussion about

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EU Security Awareness Summit - #SecAwareSummit

BannersSized_London-01We are a month out from the first ever SANS Security Awareness Summit in Europe, to be held 10 July in London. This event brings together the worlds' thought leaders and practitioners in changing and securing human behavior / culture. If you want to learn how to take your security awareness program to the next level, hear from the best. Speakers include Andrew Huddart from Bank of England, Angela Sasses from UCL, John Haren from Diageo and Cheryl Conley from Lockheed Martin. In addition you will get the unique opportunity to network and learn from yourpeers from all over Europe. As a bonus, we are also hosting

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