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 KnowBe4. Included 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: https://www.knowbe4.com/ncsam-resource-kit
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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For more info on the Cyber Catalyst designation, visit www.marsh.com/cybercatalyst
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KnowBe4 Acquires Twist and Shout Group to Enhance High-Quality Video Production Capabilities
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: https://www.knowbe4.com/press/knowbe4-acquires-twist-and-shout-group-to-enhance-high-quality-video-production-capabilities
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TRAINING CONTENT UPDATES BY PUBLISHER
- Decision-Maker Email Threats with Quiz
- Secure Destruction of Sensitive Information with Quiz
- Perils of Pretexting
- Vetting Vendors
- Creating Secure Passphrases
- Detecting Suspicious Activity
- Prevent Tailgating
The Security Awareness Company (SAC)
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 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.
- King of Passwords
- Apps Overshare
- Social Media
- On Holiday - Links on Mobile
- Security Awareness x3 Top Tips
- Free WiFi
- Two-Factor Authentication
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.
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
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
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
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