Meet Jordan

Jordan

Hi, I’m Jordan: author, blogger, speaker, and teacher.

I help those champions who are leading the charge of security awareness in their organisations by providing insight and resources that help take their awareness programme to the next levels of engagement, efficiency, and effectiveness.

I know that security awareness programmes are difficult to run, for a number of reasons. First, it can feel like herding cats to get people to adopt more secure behaviours (i.e. not clicking random links and attachments).


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Second, the pressures from management, regulators, and auditors can make it feel like the failure of any one individual is your fault.

I also know that security awareness programmes can really work, and I can show you how.

I have worked onsite with companies in the US, Canada, and the UK to implement and improve their security awareness programmes with teaching techniques I honed as an adult educator.

My approach is very different


My approach is very different from the norm because of my ability to draw from my wide range of work experiences, including: stage actor, singer, director, undertaker, tax preparer, and business owner.

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I also designed and created what might be the world’s most advanced phishing engine: SelfPhish, which gives me insight into the particular problems organisations face when trying to teach secure behaviours.

My unique approaches to security awareness have been featured in Computerworld magazine and ITWC Digital

Information Security is My Passion

But besides security awareness, I have a deep passion for information security, in general. I moderate Security StackExchange, the world’s premiere Q&A site for information security professionals. I hold the CISSP and CISM certifications, and was recognised as a “World Leading Exceptional Talent in the field of cyber security” by Tech City UK.

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I’m an In-Demand Speaker

I have been invited to speak at a variety of security events and conferences about non-awareness topics for organisations such as ISACA, (ISC)2, The Business Continuity Institute, Fortinet, SANS, and presented with Rapid7 at RSAC 2016 in San Fransisco.

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And if we ever meet in person, ask me about the drinks I had one night with Kevin Mitnick, the World’s Most Famous Hacker. Oh, the stories I could tell …