KnowBe4 Fresh Content and Feature Updates - September 2019

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and to help celebrate, KnowBe4 has news to share with you, new content and feature updates along with a really cool security awareness resource kit!

Check out your 2019 NCSAM Resource Kit from KnowBe4Included are resources for your users like infographics, cybersecurity awareness tips and new posters, plus our most popular security awareness assets and a sample training plan for you.

We hope these resources help you keep your organization safe throughout the month of October! Access the resource kit today:

World's Largest Cyber Insurers Recommend the KnowBe4 Security Awareness Training Platform as One of the Most Effective in Reducing Cyber Risk

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. They announced September 25, 2019 the inaugural class of cybersecurity solutions receiving a Cyber Catalyst designation. This is a first-of-its-kind evaluation program designed to bring organizations greater clarity in the crowded cybersecurity marketplace. We are excited to announce that more than 150 cybersecurity offerings were submitted for evaluation, but ultimately only 17 were chosen, and KnowBe4 is one of them!  


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KnowBe4 Acquires Twist and Shout Group to Enhance High-Quality Video Production Capabilities

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We are excited to announce the acquisition of the Twist and Shout Group, which encompasses Twist and Shout Media and Twist and Shout Communications. Twist and Shout Group is a UK- and US-based company with a highly respected profile in the world of employee security training. Twist and Shout will operate as "Twist and Shout - a KnowBe4 company".

Twist and Shout is the creative force behind “The Inside Man”—the award-winning security awareness drama series and “Restricted Intelligence,” the world’s first information security awareness sitcom, now into its sixth season. 

This acquisition greatly benefits our customers because it will provide even more training content to help educate employees on a very important topic! For more info, here's the press release:

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The last two of the newly updated 10-part KnowBe4 Executive Series modules with quizzes have been added to the ModStore. The videos have additional interactive knowledge checks at the end of each module. The training modules include:
  • Decision-Maker Email Threats with Quiz
  • Secure Destruction of Sensitive Information with Quiz
Additionally, five new Captain Awareness video modules now live in the ModStore! This includes a special episode of the genesis story of the Captain featuring Kevin Mitnick - Perils of Pretexting with a Halloween theme. The modules include:
  • Perils of Pretexting
  • Vetting Vendors
  • Creating Secure Passphrases
  • Detecting Suspicious Activity
  • Prevent Tailgating
The KnowBe4 Executive Series and Captain Awareness Series training content is available at the Gold, Platinum, and Diamond subscription levels.

The Security Awareness Company (SAC)

SAC-September September SAC Newsletter 
Being a human firewall is more than just not clicking on obvious phishing links; it’s a lifestyle choice that improves overall security no matter where you go or what you do. The September issue examines the five traits that human firewalls exhibit in their personal and professional lives, as well as seven tools that every human firewall can keep in their metaphorical utility belt. 

Did you know? Each monthly SAC newsletter is now translated into 15 languages!!
Available languages include: English, Chinese (Mandarin Simplified), Chinese (Mandarin Traditional), Dutch, French Canadian, European French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Italian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Latin America Spanish, and European Spanish.

New Secure Network PosterSAC-Poster
This poster reminds users never to send sensitive data over unsecure WiFi and is available in 17 languages including:

English, Chines (Mandarin Simplified), Duth, French, Canadian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, European Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.


All Security Awareness Company training content is available at the Diamond subscription level. 

Popcorn Training
This month, Popcorn has added 24 pieces of training content as part of the Don't Be Like Rick Series.
Your favorite Popcorn Training Cyber Heroes are back and this time they have gone wild. Well, they went to a conference in the wild. Join Rick, Jolene and Robbin as they explore how to stay safe while working remotely and navigating the African bush. This series covers topics like the basics of cybersecurity, links on mobile, malware, app security, social media, passwords, WiFi and two-factor authentication. Modules in the series include:
  • King of Passwords
  • Apps Overshare
  • Social Media
  • On Holiday - Links on Mobile
  • Security Awareness x3 Top Tips
  • Free WiFi
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Malware

There are eight non-sequential modules in this series as well as posters and security docs for reinforcing the training.
All modules, security docs, and posters are available in English Great Britain, European French, Kiswahili, Portuguese Brazilian, and Latin America Spanish.

You may be familiar with the "Spot the Phish Game" from Popcorn Training. We are excited to announce that the poster and security document that supports the game is now available in 34 languages. Be on the lookout! Plans are underway to begin the process of translating this game into these same languages as well!

Last but not least, two new Scam Alert security documents are also available and include:
  • Impersonation and Identity Theft
  • Real Life Example

All Popcorn Training content is available at the Diamond subscription level.

Twist & Shout
We're excited to announce the availability of the new 7-episode series of Restricted Intelligence Season 2 from Twist & Shout. 
Welcome to the next chapter in the crusade to protect your company’s sensitive information, wherever you are. When you’ve got employees like this, who needs hackers?
All Twist & Shout training content is available at the Diamond subscription level. 
El Pescador
New this month from El Pescador are three new posters, available in both English and Portuguese Brazilian languages. Posters include:
  • Driving Blindfolded
  • Protecting Information is in Your Hands
  • Preserve Your Privacy
All El Pescador content is available at the Diamond subscription level.  

Want an all-access pass to the most comprehensive security awareness training content? With a Diamond level subscription, see how much is available for your training needs!

As of September 30, 2019 KnowBe4 has: 

  • 970 Pieces of Education and Training Content
  • 250 Interactive Training Modules 
  • 230 Video Modules 
  • 280 Posters and Artwork
  • 189 Newsletters and Security Docs
  • 21 Games
  • Over 3,500 Phishing Templates

To see the full list of new content added this month and an inside look into the KnowBe4 platform, sign up for the Modstore Training Preview now!Start Your Preview

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Warm regards,

Stu Sjouwerman
Founder and CEO, KnowBe4, Inc.

Stu Sjouwerman

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