It was another fantastic event by SANS. This time, apart from a regular line up of great speakers, there were some interactive workshops.
Javvad Malik facilitated one of them and challenged the participants to create their own awareness videos.
It felt like we covered the entire production cycle in under two hours: we talked about brainstorming, scripting, filming styles, editing and much more! But the most important part was about putting the ideas into practice and we actually got to create out own security awareness videos.
The audience was split into several groups, each tasked with producing an engaging clip with only one requirement: it shouldn’t be boring.
Javvad’s tips certainly helped and with a bit of humour, my team’s video won the first prize!
If you would rather listen to an audio while driving, exercising or commuting, this version is for you. The book has intentionally been kept to the point which means you can finish the audio in slightly over two hours. The fact that it costs the equivalent of two cups of coffee is an added benefit.
I know I’m slightly biased here, but I highly recommend it!
I’ve previously written about open online courses you can take to develop your skills in user experience design. I’ve also talked about how this knowledge can be used and abused when it comes to cyber security.
If you want to build a solid foundation in interaction design, I recommend The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. This collection of open source textbooks cover the design of interactive products, services, software and many many more.