Discover the importance and influence of human behavior on information security. The Security Behaviour Track offers a comprehensive career path for the modern Security Behaviour Coach.

In a world where information security is vital, the responsibility for safe behavior rests heavily on the shoulders of employees. Although employees are aware of the risks, it is apparent that undesirable behavior keeps persisting. Security Behaviour Foundation offers you the opportunity to change this and contribute to the digital protection of organizations.

SECO-Institute’s Security Behaviour track offers two courses. An entry level course that will teach you to make an effective contribution to security awareness and information secure behaviour within your organization, and an advanced training that fully prepares you for the role of a Security Behaviour Coach.

Authors & Lead Trainers

Martin Goudzwaard

Information Security Management Expert

Rob Rijk

Information Security Awareness Expert

The Human Factor Courses

Entry level

Security Behaviour Foundation

2 days

Perfect for employees who are or will be involved in working on security awareness in their organization and security specialists who want to get a grip on the human factor.

Become prepared to make valuable contributions to your organization’s security (awareness) process.

Learn to identify risks and barriers of employees within a process and understand which barriers thwart desired behavior.

Gain the knowledge to modify the product or process or apply a behavioral intervention that promotes the desired behavior.

Understand the psychological drivers behind (in)secure behavior.

Gain insight into the different interests and perspectives of stakeholders in possible behavioral interventions.

Confidently make an effective contribution to security awareness and information secure behaviour within your organization.

Advanced level

Security Behaviour Foundation

3 days

Aimed at Security professionals, IT professionals and process designers who want to gain insight into how the employee’s psyché works and how, based on this insight, products and processes can be adapted to the employee’s way of working.

Analyze processes and identify vulnerabilities, while trying to thoroughly understand behavioral causes.

learn to derive relevant information from both qualitative and quantitative data.

Gain the knowledge to assess and understand the behavior of end users in regards to cybersecurity.

Communicate credibly with stakeholders across the whole organization.

Become able to advise on effective enhancements or behavioral interventions that minimize the impact of vulnerabilities.