Making good content is hard and easy to mess up. This is evident with the loads of boring training videos, out dated posters, and cheesy slogans slapped on a mouse pad. But don’t fret, just because it’s hard, doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Making good content is all about asking the right questions before hand. What content needs to be made? What are the different options? What should be used in tandem? What can be used in place of other things? …

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A friend posted an awesome video on Youtube today. Unfortunately, it reminded me of far too many of the security awareness videos I’ve seen in the past few years – entirely focused on the message and without any real thought about the presentation.   The goal of your security awareness campaign isn’t to end up on Everything Is Terrible.  It’s to change the behavior of your users. Let me ask you… did that video make you want to run out …

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Sticky Like Porn?

Every organization uses security awareness training to give their users the message on the importance of information security and the role they play.  The way you get your message across is the difference between checking the box and being effective. We were asked by a potential customer to show him something that was “sticky”, so that the message stayed with their users for more than the 2 minutes it took to check the boxes.  We have a pretty creative bunch …

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