Share your knowledge to be more successful in security (and life)

When faced with the decision to share or hold knowledge about security, successful professionals learn to teach what they know… Early in my career, I realized that security

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Want to be successful in security? Embrace your role in sales

We’re all in sales now. Always have, whether we realized it or not. Its time to reconsider the role of selling and how to get better at it

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Missing the real opportunity of Manning and Snowden

The common reaction is an almost knee-jerk demand for more, stricter controls. In most cases, these controls won’t work. If we want people engaged in the process, we

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How to fix the looming shortage of skilled security professionals

Faced with a perceived shortage of skilled talent, it’s time change the approach, distribute the workload, and get people to pitch in so we can focus on the

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(CSO) Curated Catalyst for August 9 – your brain on caffeine, empowering advocates, and diagrams

Here are three articles selected to stimulate some thinking — and discussion — on how we might draw on other fields to improve our approach to the practice

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(CSO) Designing security awareness for success

Once awareness is established as the realization of actions and impact, it serves as a catalyst for change. Sometimes. To get it right requires a series of steps,

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(CSO) How security awareness leads to behavior change

I wrote this post to focus on the confusion about the role of security awareness in behavior change. The reality is that while awareness is an essential step,

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(CSO) Proper understanding of “awareness” is necessary to improve security awareness

I penned a short series on security awareness on the Translating Security Value blog at CSO. It starts by exploring the basic concept of awareness. As the concept

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Curated Catalyst for July 28 – workplace ADD, packaging, and overconfidence

Thanks for the great conversations on twitter last week as a result of the curated catalyst and other articles. Let’s do it again. Thought for the week: To

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Stepping back to see the big picture • CSO Blog

“Now that we’ve stitched up the head wound, let’s step back for a second and consider what’s going on…” The words of the ER physician, standing attentively in

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