top of page
  • Jessica Barker

Why security culture?

Security culture was named the number one hot topic in the ClubCISO live vote this year, and it didn't surprise me. A few years ago, security awareness was the most popular kid in class, but recently there has been an acknowledgement that awareness alone is unlikely to deeply engage people in cybersecurity or even necessarily positively influence behaviours - unless it is part of a positive cybersecurity culture.

Edgar Schein, Professor Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, is a well-known theorist working with organisational culture. He discusses organisational culture as referring to the values and beliefs that establish norms of expected behaviours that employees might follow (Schein, 1992, Organizational Culture and Leadership). This definition makes it clear why culture is so important to security, because whether you have a positive or negative security culture will have a huge impact on what people in your organisation recognise as normal and accepted behaviour, which in turn will influence how they themselves behave.

In a keynote yesterday at the University of Kent Cyber Security Forum, I refered to the importance of culture in cybersecurity. Over lunch, a couple of people asked me some follow-up questions so I thought it would be worth capturing my thoughts in this blog post and video.




I mention security champions in the video, check out this blog post for more about running a champions programme. If you're interested in understanding more about the work we at Cygenta do on security culture, check out some of our services on the human side of cyber security.

172 views

3 commentaires


Jeffrey Glenn
Jeffrey Glenn
19 oct. 2023

I appreciate Henry for making me realise the truth to a certified hacker who knows a lot about what he is doing. I strongly recommend you hire him because he’s the best out there and always delivers. I have referred over 10 people to him and all had positive results. He can help you hack into any devices, social networks including – Facebook, Hangout, iMessages, Twitter accounts, Snap chat , Instagram, Whatsapp, wechat, text messages ,smartphone cloning,tracking emails and also any other social media messenger or sites. It’s advisable to hire a professional hacker.Thank me later. Contact him here., Henryclarkethicalhacker@gmail.com and you can text, call and Whatsapp him on +1(201)4305865, or +1(219)7960574.....



J'aime

Agnes Lizzy
Agnes Lizzy
14 oct. 2023

Contact him for any type of hacking, he is a professional hacker that specializes in exposing cheating spouses, and every other hacking related issues. he is a cyber guru, he helps catch cheating spouses by hacking their communications like call, Facebook, text, emails, Skype, whats-app and many more. I have used this service before and he did a very good job, he gave me every proof I needed to know that my fiancee was cheating. You can contact him on his email to help you catch your cheating spouse, or for any other hacking related problems, like hacking websites, bank statement, grades and many more. he will definitely help you, he has helped a lot of people, contact him on,…

J'aime

Janet Lucy
Janet Lucy
12 oct. 2023

I’m excited to write about Henry Hacker, he is a great and brilliant hacker who penetrated my spouse’s phone without a physical installation app. And I was able to access my spouse’s phone, SMS, Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Wechat, Snapchat, Call Logs, Kik, Twitter and all social media. The most amazing thing there is that he restores all phone deleted text messages. And I also have access to everything including the phone gallery without touching the phone.I can see the whole secret of my spouse. Contact him for any hacking service. He is also a genius in repairing Credit Score, increasing school grade, Clear Criminal Record etc. His service is fast. Contact:, Henryclarkethicalhacker@gmail.com and you can text, call him on whatsapp…


J'aime
bottom of page