PRIVACY AWARENESS WEBINAR WITH DEBRA FARBER

Privacy expert and Habitu8 advisory board member Debra Farber has dialed in from a conference in Belgium to talk all things privacy with Habitu8 founders Chad Loder and Jason ...
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WHAT IS RANSOMWARE AND WHAT DOES IT DO?

Overall, 1989 was a good year: The first episodes of The Simpsons and Seinfeld aired, the Berlin Wall came down, Nintendo released the Game Boy, and, perhaps most importantly, ...
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USING VIDEOS IN SECURITY AWARENESS

Welcome to another action-packed, information-filled webinar with Jason Hoenich and Chad Loder. In this installment, the Habitu8 founders talk all things video and why it works ...
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WHAT IS THE GOAL OF SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING?

A single person at a subsidiary of Anthem, the second-largest health insurer in the country, clicked on a phishing email. This one click allowed someone to hack the personal ...
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WHAT I LEARNED AT THE SANS SECURITY AWARENESS SUMMIT

Each year for the past 4 years I've made the trek to a new city to join my fellow security awareness nerds, and sometimes to present to them, about what's going on in the ...
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HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCH A PHISHING TRAINING PROGRAM

In this webinar, Habitu8 cofounders Jason Hoenich and Chad Loder discuss how to put together a phishing simulation training program. Jason promises to offer some helpful tips ...
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HOW SOCIAL ENGINEERING IS HACKING HUMANS

It was a truly epic hack. Private files of the heads of several American intelligence agencies were downloaded and published. Stolen items included descriptions about “harsh ...
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SHIFTING TO SECURITY AWARENESS 2.0

Security Awareness Training is Fun There’s a good chance that you don’t believe the above sentence. Since when is security training fun? Everyone knows that it’s boring and ...
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a big deal. Occurring every October, NCSAM started life as an American effort and has grown into a worldwide phenomenon. In ...
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SHOULD WE TRAIN OUR CONTRACTORS IN SECURITY AWARENESS?

We're often asked "Should we require our company's contractors to complete our security awareness training?" This is an important question - the short answer is YES, but you ...
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WAKE UP! SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING SHOULDN'T BE A SNOOZEFEST

Boredom is dangerous. Employees “zone out” during security awareness trainings because honestly, they suck. People don’t remember the information, and worst of all, don’t ...
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THE GREAT AUTOMATION HOAX: STOP TRYING TO AUTOMATE EVERY F*ING THING.

How do you automate logical thinking and the ability to reason? You don’t. Yet this is what a lot of the security awareness mega vendors want to have you believe. Successful ...
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5 METHODS TO MEASURE YOUR SECURITY AWARENESS AND TRAINING PROGRAM

Metrics don’t just paint a picture of the past; they provide a pathway to the future. Metrics done right can not only identify areas of training that require improvement but ...
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SECURITY SWAG: DESTROYING THE PLANET ONE SECURITY CONFERENCE AT A TIME

I had recently returned from another RSA Conference in San Francisco. This year I was fortunate enough to attend as a speaker on a panel titled “Let’s Blow Up Security ...
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Webinar: How to Build Successful Security Awareness Ambassador Programs

This webinar is from Habitu8's Mentoring Series. Founders Jason Hoenich and Chad Loder discuss questions and approaches around how to implement a security awareness ...
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BRAINWASHED: HUMANS ARE THE WEAKEST LINK

I'm kind of over all of this complacent industry agreement that hacks will happen because humans are the weakest link. It's become a catchall, responsibility avoiding excuse ...
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SECURITY AWARENESS: METRICS, OR HOW I LEARNED TO KEEP MY JOB

I've spent several years doing awareness things. All the things, and all the stuff. Reactively sending memos about phishing emails. Hanging up posters. Writing (internal) blog ...
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STOPPING END USER ABUSE

Look, I need to say this. Most security awareness programs suck.
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NEW TO SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING? HERE'S YOUR FIRST STEPS...

So. Security awareness just appeared on your radar, and you haven't a clue what it really is, how to do it, and where to begin. Welcome my friends, to the show that never ...
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I QUIT MY 6-FIGURE HOLLYWOOD JOB TO START A SECURITY AWARENESS COMPANY. HERE’S WHY.

You Did What? Well, I’m terrified. At 38 years old, I’ve walked away from the comfort and security of a high-paying job, in a career trajectory that was just beginning to peak. ...
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