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Can You Be Spoofed? Find Out For a Chance to WIN a $500 Amazon Gift Card

Will you get spoofed by the Bad Guys?
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The Best Computer Security Solvers Look Beyond the Problem

Who doesn’t love a good computer security “cowboy”? That’s a man or a woman who is a recognized authority in their field of expertise, who groks their subject, who is truly a subject ...
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The Paradox of Perfection

One of the challenges with living in a hyper-connected world is that it’s easy for anyone to stand on a soapbox and point out when something is wrong.
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Every Computer Defense Has Three Main Pillars

Defense-in-Depth is a dogmatic term used in the computer defense industry to indicate that every computer defense has to be made up of multiple, overlapping defenses positioned to best ...
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Reinforcing Security Norms During the Coronavirus Crisis

This blog was co-written by Joanna Huisman and Aimee Laycock. We have all seen an increase in the amount of advice and guidance from the healthcare sector and others since the start of ...
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Critical Considerations to Improve Your Remote Employee Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Quickly evolving travel and social requirements in response to COVID-19 mean that, like it or not, many organizations like yours are asking traditional office-based employees to work from ...
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The Most Important Thing When Working From Home

With social distancing being the new norm, introverts are joking about how they’ve been preparing for this moment their entire lives. While working from home has many benefits, doing it ...
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Identify & Respond to Email Threats Faster with PhishER

Your users are likely already reporting potentially dangerous emails in some fashion within your organization. The increase of this email traffic can present a new problem!
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Security Awareness and Training Solutions

We have some great news to share with our customers and global security professionals alike. KnowBe4 has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™ : Security Awareness and Training ...
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Safer Internet Day: What You Can Do to Stay Safe

February 11, 2020 is Safer Internet Day, a worldwide event aimed at promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for all users, especially children and teens. This year's ...
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SEC Releases Results of Cybersecurity and Resiliency Practices Examinations

The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) published a new report on the findings from examining the methods used by market participant organizations.
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Cyber-Insurance Premiums Jump as High as 25% and May Now Require Co-Insurance

With enough claims under the belts of insurance companies covering data ransoms, data theft, and other types of cyberattack, the risk appears to be shifting somewhat back to the ...
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Business Disruption is the Prominent Result for All Cyberattacks

New data from security vendor CrowdStrike shows that the bad guys are getting better at avoiding detection and are having a substantial financial impact on operations.
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Texas Government Agencies Are Seeing 10,000 Attempted Cyber Attacks Per Minute From Iran. But Is That News?

The Texas Trib wrote yesterday: "Gov. Greg Abbott is warning Texans to be “particularly vigilant” regarding potential cyberterrorism from Iran, suggesting that heightened tensions with ...
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Smishing and Deepfakes Top the List of Cyber Attack Methods Expected in 2020

You want to know what to expect from data breaches, phishing attacks, and other calculated methods in 2020? There’s no better source than Experian’s seventh-annual Data Breach Industry ...
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U.S. Government Issues Warning About Possible Iranian Cyberattacks

Christopher C. Krebs, Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a warning about a potential new wave of Iranian cyber-attacks targeting U.S. assets after Maj. ...
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Top 9 IT Security Trends You Need to Watch Out For in 2020

Cyber security and security awareness training landscapes are constantly changing.  IT Professionals, like you, always need to know what is coming next in order to build (and maintain) ...
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Take the Free Weak Password Test and Enter to Win a Stormtrooper Helmet!

Are your users' passwords…P@ssw0rd? Verizon's Data Breach Report showed that 81% of hacking-related phishing attacks used either stolen and/or weak passwords. Employees are the weakest ...
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Best Practices for Creating Order from Phish Reporting Chaos

When Greg Kras, KnowBe4’s Chief Product Officer, first rolled out our Phish Alert Button (your users can use it to report suspicious emails), he thought it would be a great way for you to ...
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Financial Advisor Fined After Falling for BEC Scam

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) fined and temporarily suspended a financial advisor working for UBS after he was tricked into transferring $511,870 from a client’s ...
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