2018 Snapshot of Security Awareness: Top Drivers of Success

Thursday, November 01 | 4:15PM–5:00PM MT | Mile High Ballroom 2A/3A, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Every year, the SANS Institute takes a snapshot of the security awareness industry, surveying over 1,700 awareness officers. Learn about this year's surprise findings, including the top drivers for success, the unique role women play, and why programs often fail.

Outcomes: Identify and describe the key skills required to managing a mature awareness program (hint: it's not technical skills) * Understand the top blockers to a successful awareness program and why so many fail * Identify the top 3 divers to building a mature security awareness program


  • Lance Spitzner

    Director, The SANS Technology Institute