Security Awareness Training Blog

IT Security Blog

Get the most current news about the IT Security industry, what the latest threats are and what that means to security professionals.

1-Minute-Internet-Security-Survey

Could you do us a big favor? Spend one minute! We asked people which things they thought were important for Internet Security at the house. In other words, what they thought was needed to ...
Continue Reading

5 BYOD Deployment Rules

(1) To start off with, have a BYOD project leader that has the authority to enforce the required policies, procedures, and training to get BYOD implemented securely.
Continue Reading

KnowBe4 CEO TV Interview on being an Entrepreneur in Tampa Bay

KnowBe4 CEO TV Interview on being an Entrepreneur in Tampa Bay I was interviewed as a panel member at the Front Row Tampa Bay event during the 2012 RNC in Tampa, FL about the benefits of ...
Continue Reading

IT's 9 Biggest Security Threats

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="250" caption="9 Biggest Security Threats"][/caption] By now you probably know I am a fan of Roger Grimes. He's a highly skillled security veteran ...
Continue Reading

What is wrong with this picture?

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="What is wrong with this picture?"][/caption] This picture is a screen shot from the Polish TV Channel TVP. See something that ...
Continue Reading

Top hacker details how to avoid cybercrime

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="(Flickr user Alan Cleaver)"][/caption] (MoneyWatch) With the National Republican Convention fast approaching at the end of August, ...
Continue Reading

Apple social engineered - Allows access to iCloud

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Apple Tech Social Engineered"][/caption] [UPDATED August 7] Former Gizmodo reporter Mat Honan was hacked hard. He found out that an ...
Continue Reading

More Than Half Of Top 20 Fortune 500 Firms Infected With Gameover Zeus Botnet

The Gameover Zeus botnet is now the biggest financial fraud botnet around, and it's run by a single cybercrime group out of Eastern Europe, according to new research. Brett Stone-Gross, ...
Continue Reading

KnowBe4 Makes InfoWorld Frontpage

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="KnowBe4 InfoWorld Frontpage"][/caption] J. Peter Bruzzese, InfoWorld's Enterprise Windows columnist interviewed me yesterday about ...
Continue Reading

Espionage Botnets

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Espionage Botnets"][/caption] Brian Krebs just blogged about something very interesting. "A security researcher who’s spent 18 months ...
Continue Reading

My Book Cyberheist: 4-Star Review By Security Expert

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Cyberheist Reviewed"][/caption]
Continue Reading

Should Compliance Drive Security?

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Should Compliance Drive Security?"][/caption] Practically all of us accept credit cards, so we need to be PCI compliant. The question ...
Continue Reading

KnowBe4 Sponsors Front Row Tampa Bay

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Front Row Tampa Bay"][/caption] With the Republican National Convention quickly approaching in Tampa, tens of thousands of visitors ...
Continue Reading

8 Signs You Have Been Hacked

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="8 Signs You Have Been Hacked"][/caption]
Continue Reading

Security Is Not Only Training It Is Culture

We all went to school, but how would you do if you were asked to retake your finals? Neither would I. Education fades unless it is regularly reinforced. And even the reinforcement is ...
Continue Reading

VIDEO: The new 90-second Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training Elevator Pitch

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="455" caption="Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training 90-second Video"][/caption] July 2012, KnowBe4 officially released Kevin Mitnick Security ...
Continue Reading

I Was Interviewed On TV Thursday

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Stu TV Interview"][/caption] Cyber threats reported by U.S. energy companies, public water districts and other infrastructure ...
Continue Reading

Released! Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="460" caption="Released! Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training"][/caption] I am super excited to officially announce we have released the new ...
Continue Reading

Court Ruling Could Be Boon to Cyberheist Victims

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="310" caption="Court Ruling Boon To Cyberheist Victims"][/caption] BrianKrebs reported some very good news. A decision handed down by a federal ...
Continue Reading

Cybercriminals Sniff Out Vulnerable Firms

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="560" caption="Small Firms Cyberheist Victims"][/caption] I could have written this headline myself. But I didn't, it was Sarah Needleman at the ...
Continue Reading

Get the latest about social engineering

Subscribe to CyberheistNews