The Coffee Table Talks: “Well Aware” with George Finney

Oct 08, 2021
11:00 am - CDT - 11:30 am - CDT

Cybersecurity is not a technology problem; it’s a people problem…

Join Rachel Arnold, The Human API with SecureNation and Will McCullen, Program Director for the IT Center of Excellence at PIMA Community College as they grab a cup and circle up with George Finney, Chief Security Officer, Southern Methodist University. We look forward to learning about George’s journey and his latest publication, begging us all to be “Well Aware.”


Now available on Amazon
Well Aware: Master the Nine Cybersecurity Habits to Protect Your Future Hardcover

Well Aware offers a timely take on the leadership issues that businesses face when it comes to the threat of hacking. Finney argues that cybersecurity is not a technology problem; it’s a people problem. Cybersecurity should be understood as a series of nine habits that should be mastered literacy, skepticism, vigilance, secrecy, culture, diligence, community, mirroring, and deception drawn from knowledge the author has acquired during two decades of experience in cybersecurity. By implementing these habits and changing our behaviors, we can combat most security problems.

This book examines our security challenges using lessons learned from psychology, neuroscience, history, and economics. Business leaders will learn to harness effective cybersecurity techniques in their businesses as well as their everyday lives.

Guest BIO:

George Finney is a seasoned CyberSecurity executive, leader, and bridge builder responsible for developing and maturing cybersecurity programs. He is an expert in policy, awareness, compliance, operational management and the complex legal issues surrounding security with a talent for building partnerships.He has an extraordinary record of success driving high-value projects, large scale cost savings, transparent communication, and improved productivity.

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