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CybSafe’s 2023 security awareness predictions


An expert-led analysis of cybersecurity threats and trends.

Security awareness predictions Oz Alashe

Another year, another series of year-end round-ups and predictions from industry voices. The truth is, what 2023 has in store for us is anyone’s guess—but we’re here to make an educated one.

The rapidly changing threat landscape will drive policy makers to reconsider legislation and guidance—something the Analysts have been predicting, and calling for.

The Analysts will keep pushing organizations towards more holistic ways to manage behavioral risk.

And cyber insurers will respond by; partnering with vendors to help their customers manage risk; and by refining policy-payout terms, to help themselves.

But what does this mean for you, and your organization?

Join Oz Alashe, CybSafe CEO & Founder will be joined by:

  • Jinan Budge, Principal Analyst at Forrester;
  • Lance Spitzner, Director at SANS Security Awareness;
  • Janet Roberts, Global Head of Security Education and Awareness at Zurich Insurance;
  • and Toks Oladuti, Global Delivery of Information Security at Dentons.

This is not one to miss.


What we’ll cover…

Cybercrime and the threat landscape
Governance and the Analysts
Cyber insurance
Security behaviors and human cyber risk
Jobs and the cybersecurity skills gap

Join the conversation!

Who’s it for?

CISOs, CIOs, and data protection officers
Information security officers, managers and analysts
Security awareness practitioners
IT professionals

Our speakers:

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Oz leads CybSafe. He has been the driving force behind CybSafe – the concept, vision and platform.

A former UK Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel, Oz is focused on making society more secure by helping organisations address the human aspect of cyber security.

Oz has a deep background in the areas of intelligence insight, complex human networks, and human cyber risk & resilience. He’s also passionate about reducing societal threats to stability and security by making the most of opportunities presented through advancements in technology.

Oz was made an MBE in 2010 for his personal leadership in the most complex of conflict environments.

Oz chairs the UK Government’s (DCMS) Cyber Resilience Expert Advisory Group. He also sits on the Advisory Board for the Research Institute in Sociotechnical Cyber Security (RISCS). And he’s an Expert Fellow at The Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust Engagement NetworkPlus (SPRITE+), as well as the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).

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Jinan leads Forrester’s security and risk research in Asia Pacific. Jinan’s research focuses on enabling chief information security officers (CISOs) and technology executives to lead a high-performing security organization and culture.

Jinan globally leads Forrester’s awareness, behavior, and culture coverage, using strategic and innovating thinking to shape the market. Jinan is also an advocate for diversity and inclusion in security.

She focuses on ensuring that cybersecurity teams not only attract but also retain the best talent, and she brings a local and global perspective and cultural lens to her research and practice.

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Lance Spitzner has over 25 years of security experience in cyber threat research, security architecture and security culture and training. He helped pioneer the fields of deception and cyber intelligence with his creation of honeynets and founding of the Honeynet Project.

In addition, Lance has published three security books, consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations build security awareness and culture programs to manage their human risk. Lance is the author and an instructor for the SANS MGT433: Managing Human Risk and MGT521: Security Culture courses.

Lance is a frequent presenter, serial tweeter (@lspitzner) and works on numerous community projects. Before information security, Mr. Spitzner served as an armor officer in the Army’s Rapid Deployment Force and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois.

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Janet Roberts is the Global Head of Security Education & Awareness (SEA) for Zurich Insurance, a multi-national insurance company. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University, an M.A. in Communications from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and an SSAP certification from SANS.

With over 12 years of experience building and managing security awareness programs, and over 15 years of experience in external/internal communication strategies, marketing, and employee engagement, she has built or re-designed three security awareness programs.

SEA is an integral part of Zurich’s Cyber Fusion Center (CFC). An avid reader and writer of fiction, she has three self-published books to her credit, is a member of Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA), and volunteers for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a legislative advocate on the Pennsylvania team.

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Toks is responsible for the global delivery of information security at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. He has over 20 years’ experience working in security, technology and privacy, across a number of industries.

Toks is an experienced and strategic business risk leader. He has a particular passion for strategy and team building and development.  His core skillset, developed over the years includes security operations and architecture, risk management and risk driven investment, data protection, compliance and audits, and enterprise culture, awareness and training.