Security Awareness Community
Each month we host community live streams and weekly virtual meetups for the security awareness community - we're excited to highlight the professionals who've generously shared their insights with us.
Click a profile below to catch a few highlights from their discussion as well as learn more from their other content.
Associate Director for Security Awareness & Digital Communications
Topic: "Evolving With Security Awareness in 2024"
Dennis' innovative approach to building a positive security culture has led to a massive growth of Enterprise Defenders and increased reporting of phishing and ransomware attacks. With a background in cybersecurity since 2013, he brings a unique blend of business and security expertise to Carrier as well as his own entreprenuer-like problem solving and new concepts.
Global Security Awareness Leader, MBA, SSAP, Prosci®, CISSP
Topic: Communicating the Value of Your Security Awareness Program
Ava Woods-Fleegal brings her expertise from working as a security awareness leader across industries including defense, tech, finance in companies ranging from 5,000-200K globally. She's experienced in developing and scaling positive awareness training programs to help drive behavior change and nurture a strong security culture mindset.
Alexandra Panaretos, CSAP, SSAP
Cybersecurity Risk Specialist
Topic: The Game of Managing Human Risk
Alexandra has worked in the human cyber risk space for the last 13 years and has successfully implemented executive personal security, operational security planning, insider threat and incident response programs, and security awareness, communication, and education strategies for Fortune 50/100 companies and other global enterprises.
Email Security Awareness Speaker, Social Engineer
Topic: AI Tools & Phishing Threats: What's All the Hype?
James joins us to look at the hype around AI tools and phishing attacks as well as potential threats and challenges that businesses and individuals face. He is a former Social Engineer, known as the Email Prankster who hacked the Whitehouse and has since become an email security awareness advocate and speaker.
Topic: "Making Security Awareness Approachable"
Heather Noggle shares some of her insights learned over her 25+ years of translating between English and Tech as an IT, cybersecurity, and people professional...
Security Consultant at Bishop Fox
Topic: "Security Awareness Training Is Not Enough"
Alethe Denis is a Senior Security Consultant at Bishop Fox and is well-known for winning the social engineering Capture the Flag at DefCon in 2019. She recently presented training to the United States Army Special Operations Command on social engineering and has presented numerous security awareness trainings to organizations across
CEO of Anima People, Security and Crime Psychologist
Topic: "Evaluating Security Awareness Programs"
Nadine has worked with security services, the police and prison service in the UK, as well as the European Union of Cybersecurity (ENISA) in Europe and is currently running a project to evaluate the effectiveness of cybersecurity awareness campaigns...
Cyber Security Awareness Trainer & Cultural Transformation Consultant
Topic: "Are Humans Really the Weakest Link?"
Mike Ouwerkerk is the founder of Web Safe Staff, an IT Security Awareness Training service based in Australia...
Security Researcher, Trainer, & Author
Topic: "Creating a Security Awareness Ambassador Program"
Nandita builds best in class security awareness and training programs to establish a global culture of security for both technical and end user communities...
Nadja El Fertasi
Founder, Thrive with EQ
Topic: "Building Healthy Security Cultures"
Nadja lead a consultancy that helps organizations build digital emotional intelligence and resiliency...
Security Researcher, Trainer, & Author
Topic: "Phishing Training: Security Awareness From An Attacker’s POV"
Uriel Kosayev is an experienced security researcher, trainer, and author of the Antivirus Bypass Techniques. He walks us through the elements of a phish from an attacker's point of view for an engaging discussion to consider it from the perspective of security awareness training.
Associate Director of Information Security & Innovation
Topic: "Undermining Security Awareness"
Amy brings a unique perspective to the security industry from her varied roles in different sectors from roles in IT to security with a primary focus on the Security Champions initiative.
Executive Director at National Cyber Security Alliance
Topic: "No More Hackers In Hoodies"
Lisa is the Executive Director at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit that was established in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security and the co-founders of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Her creativity as a Marketing and Strategy Executive and brings a fresh, unconventional approach to the security realm...
Dr. Alexander Stein
Founder and Managing Principal, Dolus Advisors
Topic: "Reframing Awareness for Leadership"
Alexander Stein, PhD, shared his insights with our community from his extensive work as a psychoanalyst whose expertise in human decision-making and behavior has been sought after by executives, founders, and directors on topics of leadership, culture, governance, ethics, risk, and more.