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John Just

Chief Learning Officer

John N Just, Ed.D. is the Chief Learning Officer at KnowBe4 where he leads teams from around the globe that consistently win awards and industry accolades for the best online training in the industry. He has educated millions of learners via eLearning around the world on compliance and security topics. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in instructional technology from the University of South Florida, and a doctorate in instructional technology & distance education from Nova Southeastern University.

Recent Posts

Announcing KnowBe4 Student Edition: Cybersecurity Education Tailored for the Next Generation

I recently heard another heartbreaking story of students who were scammed out of financial aid by a phishing attack. We have also heard stories of employment scams and social media based ...
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Level Up Your Users’ Cybersecurity Skills with 'The Inside Man: New Recruits’

We’re thrilled to announce our newest addition to our ModStore’s already brimming collection of games with a new offering based on our award-winning “The Inside Man” training series!
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Environmental Sustainable Training: KnowBe4's Commitment to a Greener Earth

KnowBe4 is committed to sustainability and helping protect the environment, as evidenced by our initiatives such as our public commitment to sustainability, our planting trees and ...
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Planning with Purpose: 10 Tips to Develop Your Year-Long Security and Compliance Training Program

Our team at KnowBe4 recently got together to talk about planning for annual security and compliance training.
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Roblox Game 'Hack-A-Cat' Now Part of the Free KnowBe4 Children’s Interactive Cybersecurity Activity Kit

If you haven’t heard of Roblox, you probably don’t have kids like me. Roblox is an online virtual world/metaverse that has been around since 2006 that allows people to play with others ...
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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training from…KnowBe4?

When you think of KnowBe4, you probably think of phishing training, good password hygiene modules, security awareness, or maybe even data protection compliance such as GDPR.
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Get Ready: International Fraud Awareness Week

November 12-18, 2023 is International Fraud Awareness Week and I know what you are thinking: “Didn’t we just have an entire month dedicated to cyber fraud and cybersecurity in general?” ...
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Unleashing the Power of Incident Reporting: Strengthening Security and Compliance

Whether it is reporting a phishing email or something that might be illegal that a coworker is doing, your employees should be a strong last line of defense for security and compliance.
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Tips from Customer Panel on Combining Security Awareness and Compliance Culture Training

At KB4-CON 2023, we had a customer panel that I hosted discussing the connection between security and compliance training content when trying to change organizational security culture.
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Confessions of a Former 'The Inside Man' Skeptic

I remember sitting in Stu Sjouwerman’s office with Perry Carpenter and myself being pitched a drama series about cyber security by Jim Shields (Creative Director - Twist & Shout) and ...
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Bill 96 in Québec Brings Up Important Point About Training in Native Language Everywhere

A new law in Québec, Canada, that goes into effect this June will require all policies and training materials assigned to employees within the province be provided in French.
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What Is a Good Survey Rating for Security and Compliance Training?

We received great feedback from many of you after sharing data about completion percentages last month so much that we thought, “What other things can we share from our vast amount of ...
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What is a Good Completion Percentage for Security and Compliance Training?

Completion percentages on compliance and security training campaigns have become a popular topic of discussion.
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Striving for 100% Completion: Getting Compliance on Your Compliance Training

At the last few conferences I have attended and spoken at, including our own KB4-CON 2022, I noticed a question that many people have struggled with for years rearing its ugly head again.
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Don't Just Have a Compliance Season, Have a Culture of Compliance

“We want compliance training to be impactful like your security awareness training.”
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Engaging Your Remote Workforce: Go Beyond Compliance with Training

Even after the pandemic ends, many employees say they want to stay home and continue to work remotely. A recent study by the Mckinsey & Company that looked at over 800 jobs in nine ...
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