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[World Premiere] KnowBe4’s New Season 3 of Netflix-Style Security Awareness Video Series - ‘The Inside Man’

We’re excited to announce Season 3 of the award-winning KnowBe4 Original Series - ‘The Inside Man’. This network-quality video training series delivers an entertaining learning experience ...
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Three Tips to Stay Safe on the Road and the Information Superhighway

You surf the world wide web, you scroll through social media feeds, read articles, shop online, and respond to email through the incredible invention of the internet. We're all driving on ...
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The Three Best Things You Can Do To Improve Your Computer Security

The three best things you can do to improve your computer security, bar anything, have been the same three things you should have already been doing for the entirety of computers. The top ...
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There’s Still No Real Answer to the Ransomware Epidemic

With ransomware evolving at a rapid pace, ransoms increasing, and organizations still becoming victims, what’s the answer to stop ransomware once and for all?
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Every Employee is Part of Your Security

Employees are an essential component of an organization’s security defenses, according to Nico Popp, Chief Product Officer at Forcepoint. On the CyberWire’s Hacking Humans podcast, Popp ...
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Cold Reality Dawns: Covid-19 Is Likely Here to Stay But Your Employees Are Vulnerable

The Wall Street Journal just wrote: "As Covid-19 Vaccines Raise Hope, Cold Reality Dawns That Illness Is Likely Here to Stay. Ease of transmission, new strains, limits of vaccination ...
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How the United States Lost to Hackers, And Why The New President Wants To Fix It With 10 Billion Dollars

Nicole Perlroth, the New York Times cybersecurity reporter, just came out with a very interesting perspective on our troubles with foreign adversaries, in part created by our own ...
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One-Fourth of a SOC’s Life Is Researching Sketchy Emails

This is a pretty amazing stat – nearly one-fourth of a security operation center’s (SOC’s) time is spent preventing, detecting, responding to, and researching potentially malicious ...
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SOC teams spend nearly a quarter of their day handling suspicious emails

Jeremy Fuchs at Avanan just blogged about a new report they released. It revealed some surprising results about the time SOC teams have to spend investigating suspicious emails reported ...
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Hackers are Winning the Cyberwar, Largely Because They Target People

Researchers at HackNotice have found that the number of data breaches is increasing, while the number of breach notifications is declining, SecurityWeek reports. HackNotice analyzed ...
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Using Legitimate Services to Bypass Phishing Protections

Researchers at Abnormal Security have identified two techniques that attackers are using to bypass email security filters. The first tactic takes advantage of the fact that Microsoft ...
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[On-Demand Webinar] A Master Class on IT Security: Roger Grimes Teaches Ransomware Mitigation

Cyber-criminals have become thoughtful about ransomware attacks; taking time to maximize your organization’s potential damage and their payoff. Protecting your network from this growing ...
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UK Research and Innovation Becomes Next Victim Hit with Ransomware

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has been hit by a ransomware attack that impacted two of its services, BleepingComputer reports. The UK government department said it’s still unsure if ...
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[Heads Up] Email Phishing Is Now the Top Ransomware Attack Vector

New data shows that pushback from the ransomware victim “market” may be influencing just how much cybercriminals are asking for as ransom and are being paid.
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Trickbot is Targeting the Legal Sector

Researchers at Menlo Security warn of an ongoing Trickbot campaign targeting the legal and insurance industries. Trickbot is a notorious remote access Trojan that was in the crosshairs of ...
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KnowBe4 graduates to become one of Okta's most popular apps by number of customers

OKTA released their seventh "Business at Work" report, an in-depth look into how organizations and people work today — exploring workforces and customers, and the applications and ...
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KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from January: Including 'The Inside Man' Season 3 Official Trailer

Here are important fresh content updates and new features to share with you that happened in the month of January.
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[HEADS UP] New Phishing Kit Spotted on Over 700 Domains

A cybercriminal gang has recently developed a new phishing kit named LogoKit on several domains. LogoKit changes logos and text in real-time in order to adapt to the targeted victims.
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