Marketing security awareness

Ah, raising awareness. Well raising awareness properly, and by that I don’t mean doing some rudimentary tick box waste of time and energy. Where to start. Well, I’d advise you to think of it like marketing, because that is what it is! You’re trying to sell ideas; you’re trying to build engagement; you’re trying to … Continue reading Marketing security awareness

Outcome based awareness

Security awareness isn’t something new. It is a means to educate the workforce, the front line of risk realisation and to create a culture where security behaviour marches triumphantly towards exemplary. This represents a fabulous opportunity to have a tangibly positive impact upon risk. However, in the real world, it is little more than a … Continue reading Outcome based awareness

Raising security awareness through phishing simulation – how to get it right

It is increasingly commonplace for organisations to undertake phishing simulations against their employees. There is a plethora of service providers as well as free resources to use for this purpose. With the increase in such activities, you would think security awareness would be at an all-time high. But is it? And are these methods effective? Let’s get … Continue reading Raising security awareness through phishing simulation – how to get it right