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It’s an All-New OUCH! Newsletter, See What October is All About

Posted on: October 14th, 2020 by Anthony Skinner


We are excited to announce October’s edition of OUCH! – “Fake News”. People can be paid to post fake news on behalf of someone else or automated programs, often called bots, can publish auto- generated fake news. The motivations as to why people create and distribute fake news are as numerous as there are individual opinions. Learn how to spot and protect yourself from fake news. Led by Guest Editor Jason Jordaan, download and share OUCH! with family, friends and co-workers, and as always translated into over 20 languages.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CAM) 2020 Toolkit

Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart.

To help you and your organization make the most of this October, SANS Security Awareness has created the CAM Planning Toolkit. You can download the toolkit as a PDF download or you can use the interactive toolkit in the webpage.

This kit contains resources such as presentations, newsletters, tips and other materials.This kit is designed to work on its own or supplement anything you may already have planned.

Join Us for the 7th Annual Security Awareness Summit Dec 3/4

The 7th annual SANS Security Awareness Summit is on and we’re getting ready for our biggest and best Summit yet!

Every year, we strive to provide the very best forum for security awareness officers looking to take their program to the next level! Our promise is to provide actionable lessons you can take back and apply right away within your own organization, with a focus on your industry, employee base, and current maturity level.

This two-day Summit includes expert awareness-focused talks, interactive discussions, networking events, and more!

MGT521: Driving Cybersecurity Change. New 5 Day Course

We are pleased to now offer an extended 5 day MGT521 course beginning Dec. 14.

SANS course MGT521 will teach leaders how to leverage the principles of organizational change, enabling them to develop, maintain and measure a security driven culture. Through hands-on, real-world instruction and a series of interactive labs and exercises in which you will apply the concepts of organizational change to a variety of different security initiatives, you will quickly learn how to embed cybersecurity into your organizational culture.

Sign Up for MGT521 5 Day Course.

Security Awareness Survey Closes Oct. 13

Every year, SANS Security Awareness takes a snapshot of the global security awareness community and creates a free report that anyone can use to benchmark and improve their awareness program.

We are looking for your input to help shape the future of security awareness. If you have not participated in the survey yet, you can do so by clicking here.

SANS OnDemand – Improve Your Cybersecurity Skills While at Home

55+ cybersecurity training courses are available via OnDemand allowing you to train online from home with SANS Institute’s world-class instructors and self-paced content you can access for 4 months. Reach out to our GIAC-certified SMEs via email or Live Chat for assistance with difficult concepts. Practice new skills with repeatable Labs and Quizzes all while building confidence in your new knowledge. OnDemand training supports preparation for GIAC certification attempts and provides CPE credits as well. Check out about an hour of free OnDemand content with a Course Preview today!


The November edition of OUCH! will be on “Social Engineering”.

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