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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 ...
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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 ...
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My Book Cyberheist: 4-Star Review By Security Expert

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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 ...
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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 ...
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8 Signs You Have Been Hacked

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Training Fragmentation Causes Knowledge Gap

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Training Fragmentation"][/caption] More and more, you see training companies promote their security awareness training products as ...
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FBI: High-tech Espionage Costs 13 Billlion

Michael Cooney over at NetworkWorld came up with a number: 13. "Driven by the general ease of stealing electronically stored data and the reality of growing global businesses, US ...
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Scam Of The Week Payroll Phish

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Payroll Phish"][/caption] The nakedsecurity blog over at Sophos highlighted a new phishing scam that would be good to alert your ...
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Malware Metastasizes

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="230" caption="Malware Metastasizes"][/caption] A few days ago I wrote about a 60 million Euro cyberheist. I have been digging into this a bit more, ...
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Bank Settles With California Cyberheist Victim

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Bank Settles With Cyberheist Victim"][/caption] Finally, a positive outcome in a cyberheist lawsuit. Brian Krebs reported that a ...
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60 Million Euro Stolen In Biggest Cyberheist Ever

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="390" caption="60 million Cyberheist"][/caption] This is exactly what I have been warning against in my book cyberheist. McAfee and Guardian ...
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Need to protect a critical machine? Use Whitelisting, not Antivirus

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="2002 Good vs. Bad"][/caption] And now a mainstream antivirus vendor is saying this too. First of all, I have no dog in this fight, ...
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OMG - I did not know it was THIS horrible.

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Top malware email attacks in past 30 days. Source: UAB"][/caption] More from Brian Krebs's astounding blog post today. "As the chart ...
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