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How to Gamify your Security Awareness Training

Take your security awareness training to the next level! Human error continues to be a leading factor in data breaches. Security awareness training can reduce the likelihood of this error, but can coworkers absorb that information? Gamification can help address this problem. This blog will provide insight into how you can make security awareness training fun! What are the benefits of [...]

By |2020-07-27T13:11:54+00:00July 27th, 2020|CISO Discussions, Cyber Risk Management|0 Comments

Annual Security Training – Phase 3: Deliver

Are you looking to create the best security training environment for your organization? This is a recurring need across all organizations that we will guide you through in this series, “Annual Security Training – Design, Develop, and Deliver”. If you’re wondering why you should focus resources on developing security training programs, or missed the first part of the series, go ahead [...]

Annual Security Training – Phase 2: Develop

Winning the time to effectively communicate to your organization. Are you looking for insight into the best method of establishing a security training environment within your organization? This is a recurring need across all organizations and one which we will guide you through in this series, titled “Annual Security Training – Design, Develop, and Deliver”. If you’re wondering why you should [...]

By |2020-03-23T12:35:41+00:00March 9th, 2020|IT Audit & Compliance|0 Comments

What We Learned About Each Other While Running 100 Miles Together

Every year our team runs a 100-mile relay race through North Georgia (for charity). Along the way, we learn a lot about ourselves and a lot about each other. Back in October, I wrote a blog post about why our team does hard stuff together. I wrote that post because our team has a standing tradition of doing things like [...]

By |2020-01-23T19:21:47+00:00December 30th, 2019|Culture, News and Events|0 Comments

Takeaways from SANS SEC560- Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing

This past week I completed the SANS SEC560 - Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking course at the SANS Cyber Defense Initiative in Washington DC. With the experience fresh on my mind, I wanted to share my impressions with others considering SANS training. A Quick Overview of the SANS 560 Class Experience Curriculum Overview SANS SEC560 began with a discussion of [...]

By |2020-01-17T21:49:37+00:00December 26th, 2017|Cyber Risk Management, IT Audit & Compliance|4 Comments

Designing a DR Plan in 5 Steps (Whitepaper)

A few weeks back I wrote an article on "How to Design a Disaster Recovery Plan". I received some great feedback on that article and turned it into a whitepaper. Feel free to download and distribute! Download: Disaster Recovery Plan in 5 Steps Also, don't forget to check out our new resources, whitepapers, and templates page for some free tools, downloads, [...]

Free Information Security Training Materials (Exam and Acknowledgment Forms Included)

A recent study by Symantec revealed that "together human errors and system problems account for 64 percent of data breaches". This further reinforces the point I made in my last post that it is vital that companies train their employees. To help drive that point home we have created a free information security training package free for any company to use [...]