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Security Awareness: Understanding and Managing Your Top Seven Human Risks

  • Wednesday, March 09, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST (2016-03-09 19:00:00 UTC)
  • Lance Spitzner

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A key step to managing your human risk is first identifying and then prioritizing those risks and then focusing on the top ones. After working with hundreds of organizations, Lance Spitzner will discuss what are the 7 most common human risks he finds in organizations and what you can do to effectively manage and measure those specific risks. Key points you will learn include.

  • Concepts of "cognitive overload" and how every behavior has a cost.
  • Key elements in a human risk analysis.
  • Determining the key behaviors that will mitigate your top human risks
  • How to effectively communicate and measure those behaviors.

Speaker Bio

Lance Spitzner

Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Securing The Human. Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, awareness and training. He invented the concept of honeynets, founded the Honeynet Project and published three security books. Lance has worked and consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations plan, maintain and measure their security awareness programs. In addition, Lance is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance, frequent presenter, serial tweeter (@lspitzner) and works on numerous community security projects. Before working in information security, Mr. Spitzner served as an armor officer in the Army's Rapid Deployment Force and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois.

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