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The 3 C's Of Security Awareness
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ClaJones
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ClaJones,
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1/12/2017 | 4:40:54 PM
One size fits all security training programs rarely work.
You must write/create a security training awareness program to fit your audience.  You and I might appreciate it, but too much technical information will cause those who don't have a firm grasp of these topics, to get glossy eyed and tune out the content.  
JulietteRizkallah
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JulietteRizkallah,
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1/12/2017 | 4:34:03 PM
CISO/CMO: collaboration for better communications
As mentioned in this article, the key will be for the Security Team/CISO amd CMO/Marketing to collaborate on a communication plan.  From formal communication of an awareness program to highlighting via email security incidents that occurred in the company and how to avoid them. Having the support of the CEO/COO/President is always a plus and help shifting the culture towards security.
kbannan100
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kbannan100,
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1/12/2017 | 2:01:15 PM
Re: a thought...
I agree! For instance, we know that printers are a huge target for hackers. How do you change the user behavior to make sure they are doing what they need to do when printing documents? How do you make sure all of IT is making sure that printers are set up carefully and that new printer purchases take into account the latest security protocols? 

--Karen Bannan for IDG and HP
lspitzner
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1/12/2017 | 12:18:26 PM
Re: a thought...
Ryan, I love sharing examples, unfortunately there are limits to what you can fill in a single article.  On of the best examples of seeing all three elements come together are Ambassador Programs, something growing quite fast in the Security Awareness community.  Organizations like Sony, Thomson Reuters and Diageo are outstanding examples.  I'll see if I can have them come on as Guest Bloggers  and share their stories.  
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lspitzner,
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1/12/2017 | 12:10:27 PM
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Monica, you are absolutely correct, this is why collaboration is so key.  If you feel you may not be an effective communicator, lack creativity or are not sure how to best 'market' awareness turn to your advisory board.  Build a team to help advise you on how to communicate, how to engage, especially at an emotional level.  That is one of the things I love most about this job, just how much I continue to learn from others. - Lance
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Ryanology,
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1/11/2017 | 11:22:45 AM
a thought...
On point and informative - well done! Including some real life examples would be helpful. :)


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