New Edition of Popular Security Awareness Guidebook Highlights Building A Security Culture

“Advanced Persistent Training: Take Your Security Awareness Programme to the Next Level” Second Edition Released

 

Posted by Mark Chapman—President and Founder • 6/23/2017

 

 

Milwaukee, WI, USA June 23, 2017 — With cyberattacks such as WannaCry fresh on the minds of Information security professionals across the globe, many are seeking new ways to improve their business’ security culture. A newly released second edition of the book, “Advanced Persistent Training: Take Your Security Awareness Programme to the Next Level”, outlines how and sheds light on a several other topics key to developing a successful information security program.

Written by Jordan Schroeder, information security expert and a moderator of the Security.StackExchange.com forum, the book is directed toward Information Security professionals who are required by regulation or policy to provide security awareness training and wish to maximize the training’s effectiveness.

With a foreword written by contributor Mark T. Chapman, President and CEO of PhishLine, LLC, the book explains how Security Awareness programs can work with people by using behavioral modification and coaching techniques to efficiently achieve measurably higher levels of compliance, engagement, and effectiveness.

In addition to insights into a building a security-aware culture, the book includes interviews with several high-level officials of worldwide Security Awareness companies. Schroeder uses these interviews to help readers understand their user’s strength and weakness, then devise training strategies that take advantage of both. To learn more, visit advancedpersistenttraining.com. The book is available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

About Jordan Schroeder

Jordan Schroeder is a former department head at a technical school and corporate trainer. As an information security expert and a moderator of the Security.StackExchange.com forum, he is dedicated to researching and delivering effective and innovative methods to teach professionals and laypeople alike how to digitally secure their organizations and the assets they control.

About PhishLine—Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, USA

PhishLine empowers the world’s most complex organizations to provide targeted and relevant security awareness and anti-phishing behavior management training. PhishLine’s unique approach to security training allows security awareness mangers to choose from thousands of security awareness training resources, while aligning the training with live-fire social engineering tests. The goal is clear: provide information security professionals with the tools, resources, and measurement capabilities needed to overcome the ever-increasing challenge associated with social engineering and phishing threats. To learn more about why Fortune 100 and Global 2000 companies value PhishLine’s thought leadership in the areas of social engineering, phishing, and risk management, visit www.phishline.com.