Crisis response How should organisations be changing their Incident Response planning because of the pandemic?

"You don't need a plan.  You need the capability to respond.  You don't get the capability to respond from a …

Security awareness Back to basics: Improving your security processes and budgeting

In the rush to improve our security, we can easily conflate “new” with “better.” This ‘cargo cult’ mentality involves building …

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 …

Security awareness Security Awareness – How do people receive and respond to rules

"People need a number of things over and above the rule to change their behaviour." Sarah Janes, Specialist in Culture …

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 …

Cyber security Identity as an enabler: How can security teams shift their reputation?

For many, digital transformation has been little more than a buzzword that is thrown around, never really materialising into change …

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 …

Trust With so many remote workers, now is the time to empathise!

Imagine that all of a sudden, a situation you were used to, changed without you having any control over it. …

Podcast Are your new starters getting the security awareness training they need?

On this week's teissPodcast, we discuss how Information Security leaders should be looking to adapt their security awareness training for …

Training Homeworkers wait for protection: 73% of employees have not received remote working cybersecurity guidance

According to a recent Kaspersky report, How COVID-19 changed the way people work, three-in-four (73%) employees working from home have …

Security awareness Beyond Security Awareness Training: Why the current approach needs to change fast

It might be tempting to label people as "lazy", "stubborn" or even "stupid". They reuse passwords across multiple sites. They’ve …

Behaviour What makes people change their security behaviour?

What is it that triggers change in people's security behaviour? How good is the general public at managing their own …