Training Onboarding your new employees: Minimising the jargon and the miscommunication

We know that adopting new technologies can be daunting because of impenetrable jargon; we sometimes forget that new jobs can …

Training Why it’s crucial for security awareness people to employ clear, direct, and unambiguous language

Every organisation has its own coded internal language. Learning your new office culture’s unique keywords and phrasing is a crucial …

Training Developing foundation level security training for the beginners and the advanced

Foundation level security training – that is, the process of bringing all hands up to a common technical proficiency level …

Security awareness What if your users have no choice but to break your security rules?

Try as we might, there’s never been a policy written that effectively accounted for all possible future scenarios. That’s why …

Passwords “People aren’t machines. People don’t have perfect recall.”: Why it’s time to get realistic...

Sometimes the art that we create tells us more about who we really are than all of the academic, journalistic, …

Communication Keil Hubert on the MOST dangerous assumption in cyber security

It’s human nature to believe that the skills we don’t possess must be intuitively easy to master. That overconfidence can …

Cyber skills Recruiting cyber talent: The candidate you really should have on your team

If you’re not prepared to answer difficult questions about your organisation’s recent challenges, then you probably shouldn’t be interviewing new …

Training How to make a difference to your security awareness program in 2020

Most training modules can be engaging and interesting … once. Repeating an existing module leads to lecture fatigue and causes …

Communication Why security needs good communication skills from…everybody!

Presenters, trainers, and media personalities aren’t the only people who need strong communications skills. Everyone in your organisation needs to …

Insider threat “Zombie” rules that lead people to expose their organisation to risk

Zombie rules are those well-intentioned yet obsolete protocols that continue to impede progress long after their owners have left the …

Training Transferrable skills: it’s not WHAT to do but HOW to do it

No one is 100% functional when they start a new job. Every organisation has unique attributes that need to be …

Behaviour Why empathy matters in cyber security

Attitudes towards groups and businesses are often skewed by our brains’ tendencies to prioritize negative information over positive. One of …