KnowBe4 Fresh Content & Features Updates - October 2019

Check out the content and feature updates in the KnowBe4 platform for the month of October! 

KnowBe4 Assessments Help Gauge Proficiency of Your Users in Security Awareness and Sentiment Towards Security Culture 

We are excited to introduce two new assessment capabilities – the Security Awareness Proficiency Assessment and the Security Culture SurveyYou now have the ability to send a skills-based assessment and a security culture survey to your users from the KnowBe4 console. 

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This new feature is available across all subscription levels.

With KnowBe4 Assessments you can:

  • Provide a more custom training program to your users based on their proficiency levels, including the ability for users to “test out” of training they don’t need. 
  • Gain greater insight on your baseline security posture in terms of training and overall awareness with recommended actions to improve. 
  • Track measurable metrics to show improvement over time - both in knowledge and sentiment when it comes to security awareness. 
  • Automatically enroll high-risk users and deliver targeted training to those users via the KnowBe4 Smart Groups feature. 

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KnowBe4 Achieves FedRAMP Authorization from the US Federal Government

FedRAMP-LogoOn October 25, 2019, KnowBe4 became the first and only security awareness training and simulated phishing provider to receive FedRAMP authorized status. We are very proud of this accomplishment.

FedRAMP is a government-wide program providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

FedRAMP makes it easier for the agencies to adopt technologies helping employees become more productive while staying secure. KnowBe4 currently has 2,745 US federal, state and local government agencies as customers who utilize the KnowBe4 security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. To read KnowBe4's Federal Capabilities Statement visit:

To view our authorization on the FedRAMP marketplace, please visit:

Twist & Shout
We're excited to announce the availability of three new seasons of Restricted Intelligence training modules from Twist & Shout.

Restricted Intelligence - Season 5 RestrictedIntelligence-Season5
Chloe takes charge of a global product launch in Texas, Jack and Lionel vie for a promotion, and the newest members of the American office cause havoc for the team on both sides of the Atlantic...and more information security blunders than you can shake a big stick at. Season 5 episodes include:
  • Episode 1 - Nothing In Life Is Free (Freeware)
  • Episode 2 - Besties (Insider Threat)
  • Episode 3 - There He Blows (Whaling)
  • Episode 4 - The Worst That Could Happen (Ransomware)
  • Episode 5 - It's The Latest (Password Safety)
  • Episode 6 - The Perfect Storm (Oversharing Social Media)
Restricted Intelligence - Season 6RestrictedIntelligence-Season6
They don’t have the best reputation when it comes to information security, so new CISO Scott has been brought in to change things up. Dealing with this team, however, is way beyond the job description. Season 6 episodes include:
  • Episode 1 - Out of the Shadows (Cloud Services)
  • Episode 2 - All About Eve (Reporting Incidents)
  • Episode 3 - Getting the Message (Document Classification)
  • Episode 4 - Don't Say a Word (Ransomware)
  • Episode 5 - Charity Case (Phishing)
  • Episode 6 - False Witness (Identity Theft)
  • Episode 7 - Bonus: Lionel's Music Video
RestrictedIntelligence-Privacy-Season2Restricted Intelligence - Privacy Edition - Season 2
The GDPR era has begun and our characters in both of the company’s offices are finding the new-found focus on privacy challenging to say the least. But they soon discover that their personal information needs safeguarding just as much as their customers’ information does. Episodes include:
  • Episode 1 - Get Off My Cloud (Privacy and The Cloud)
  • Episode 2 - Permission To Speak (Access)
  • Episode 3 - Hard To Say Goodbye (Legitimate Interest)
  • Episode 4 - Existential Crisis (Data Accuracy)
  • Episode 5 - Getting It Out There (Accountability)
  • Episode 6 - Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe (Privacy and Security)

All Twist & Shout training 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 October 31, 2019 KnowBe4 has: 

  • 1015 Pieces of Education and Training Content
  • 263 Interactive Training Modules
  • 254 Video Modules
  • 282 Posters and Artwork
  • 191 Newsletters and Security Docs
  • 22 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!

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