Webinar: Aligning Awareness to NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework 


Tuesday, 25 April 2017
12PM (EDT)/ 11AM (CDT) / 9AM (PDT) / 16:00(UTC)
60 minutes
1 CPE (Members only)

NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework has become the de facto standard for structuring a cybersecurity program. Industry analyst Gartner has projected that 50% of U.S. organizations will use the framework by 2020. But how can the Framework be used to inspire a world-class security awareness program?

In this webinar, we’ll examine how to use the Framework to guide the development of a behavior-changing employee education program. We’ll also discuss awareness program best practices based on established adult learning principles and how to align your awareness efforts to your unique risks.

Tom Pendergast, Ph.D.,
Chief Strategist, Security Privacy and Compliance

Tom is the chief strategist of MediaPro’s Adaptive Awareness Framework, an approach to solving an organization’s human problems in security, privacy, and corporate compliance. Tom’s work focuses on identifying the nature of human awareness challenges then developing education programs targeted at bringing about real changes in behavior. He’s a self-described learning nerd in the areas of privacy and security.

Tom has a Ph.D. in American Studies from Purdue University and is the author or editor of 26 books and reference collections. Outside of work, Tom enjoys trail running, climbing mountains, and spending time with his family.