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Tech Corner with James McQuiggan - Awareness vs Culture vs Technology

James McQuiggan, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, College Professor, (ISC)2 Chapter President 

Topic: Awareness vs Culture vs Technology   

In the latest Tech Corner James McQuiggan rejoins the show to debate host James Azar on what is more important, Awareness, Culture or Technology. How does it all come together, what comes first and how can security professional excel in dealing with the human element in security.  


Guest Bio:

Security Awareness Advocate is responsible for amplifying messaging related to the importance of, effectiveness of, and the need for security awareness and training within organizations through social media, webinars, in-person presentations, industry trade shows and traditional media outlets.

Information Security Awareness: manage Internal Awareness Program to inform and provide training to enterprise employees through department experts in the areas of Phishing, Intellectual Property Classification, Data Protection, Information Security Policies, and Workstation Audits.

Training: create training programs in various aspects of Information Security. Training programs used throughout the business for Customs Transport Awareness, Security Awareness, Physical Security and Internal Processes.

Project Management and coordination across multiple sectors and departments within the organization relating to Product & Solution Security, governance and NERC CIP standards.

NERC Compliance: provide internal and external customer support in the areas of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Program (CIP). Support areas include Policy Creation, contract negotiation, Application Support Compliance, and Training. 



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