Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 13:00
GDPR Is Now In Effect
Last Friday, May 25, was the deadline for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This regulation is what's behind all those privacy and "terms of service" updates you've been getting from apps and online businesses. Companies who don't comply are risking fines which can be at least 4% of their worldwide annual revenue. Facebook has already received a 4.5 billion dollar lawsuit.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 16:19
Security tool: Rounds and Stops wins for Security Awareness Motivational Item at the 31st Annual FISSEA Conference, held at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD on March 14-15, 2018.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 18:07
These Security Awareness "Rounds and Stops" are our entry in the 2018 FISSEA contest in the category: Motivation Item.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 19:14
Our 2018 contest entry for security awareness short video is a funny animation of the "Security Mash."
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 20:00
In "100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People," Dr. Susan Weinschenk shares the secrets of making learning stick and getting a response from people. Her techniques combine behavioral science, psychology, and practical examples. Here's a short teaser with five secrets to a great presentation that can be applied to security awareness.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 13:00
A Living Book event can increase security awareness. Find out how.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00
Contests are a good way to motivate people. This article presents 14 ideas for security awareness contests and touches on the 3 P's of contests: Planning, Prizes, and Promotion. A contest can be a simple prize draw or a competition with rules for entry and criteria for winning.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 08:09
A single employee could have prevented the Equifax breach of 2017 that exposed personal data of more than 143 million people. To address the topic of prevention versus cure, here's an adaptation of a poem, written in 1895, attributed to Joseph Malins.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 18:32
Measure internal user activities and determine which behaviors are good, bad, and ugly.
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 18:15
This part of the series covers asking the right questions, baselines and targets, and the magic that is the goal, question, metric approach.