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Top 10 Writing Mistakes in Cybersecurity and How You Can Avoid Them

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST (2019-02-22 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Lenny Zeltser

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Overview

Improve your communication skills by avoiding the top 10 mistakes in cybersecurity writing. You'll learn by spotting and fixing problems in excerpts from security reports, emails, and other content you regularly create.

The mistakes you'll see in this session will span the key aspects of writing:

  • Structure
  • Look
  • Words
  • Tone
  • Information

Discover how these elements work together to capture and hold your readers' attention and deliver your message. Learn how to be sure that you never make such mistakes. Benefit from the webinar author's experience of writing in cybersecurity for over two decades.

The webinar will not only help you write better, but also preview the techniques covered in the short SANS course SEC402: The Secrets to Successful Cybersecurity Writing: Hack the Reader.

Speaker Bio

Lenny Zeltser

Lenny Zeltser is the Chief Information Security Officer at Axonius. Prior to Axonius, Lenny led security product management at Minerva Labs and NCR. Before that, he spearheaded the U.S. security consulting practice at a leading cloud services provider acquired by CenturyLink. Zeltser also helps shape global cybersecurity practices by teaching at SANS Institute and sharing knowledge through writing, public speaking, and community projects. He has earned the prestigious GIAC Security Expert designation and developed the Linux malware analysis toolkit REMnux.

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