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 …

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 …

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 …

Training World Book Day: The power of stories in cyber awareness

World Book Day (Thursday 5 March 2020) encourages people across the globe to help 'share a million stories'. Marked in …

Training “Technology should wrap around people. People shouldn’t wrap around technology” – Bridget Kenyon, DIS...

At teissLondon2020, information security expert Bridget Kenyon expressed the importance of working with human nature in security training. People are …

Behaviour Jessica Barker, ClubCISO, shows us why fear is not the answer in security awareness

Employees dealing with cyber security risk will be familiar with the fear factor. At teissLondon2020, Jessica Barker, Chair of ClubCISO, …

Podcast Cyber training: Is trying to change people’s behaviours useless?

What is behavioural economics, and how can it derail successful security training? That’s our topic this week on the teissPodcast …

Training Five tips to help companies develop and maintain a culture of security awareness

In this opinion piece, Gerald Beuchelt, CISO of LogMeIn, considers how companies can develop and maintain a culture of security …

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 …

Board level “People come first” – Interview with Matt Gordon-Smith, CISO, Gatwick Airport

They say there’s a first time for everything. For me, it was visiting an airport for a purpose that involved …

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 …

Surveillance Digital surveillance could be on the path to controlling everything, says cyber security academic

The academic year is well under way and students are settling in; but how protected are universities to the cyber …