Security Awareness Training Blog

KnowBe4 Blog

Read the latest news about KnowBe4, company announcements, new product releases and updates, awards and recognitions.

A new ransomware strain called 'Save the Queen’, distributes itself from your own Domain Controllers

Sophisticated cybercriminals have continuously improved the effectiveness of ransomware attacks,  according to Yaki Faitelson, co-founder and CEO of Varonis. In an article for Forbes, ...
Continue Reading

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

Will you get spoofed by the Bad Guys?
Continue Reading

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 ...
Continue Reading

70% to 90% of All Malicious Breaches are Due to Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

If you’ve heard me speak the last two years, read any of my articles, or watched any of my webinars, you’ve probably heard me say, “Seventy to ninety percent of all malicious breaches are ...
Continue Reading

Who Doesn’t Like Free Money? Scammers Are Expected to Increase Use of the COVID Stimulus Bill to Line their Pockets

With cybercriminals loving to be able to target victims where money is directly involved, security experts are anticipating a massive uptick in Stimulus-related scams.
Continue Reading

Inception: Your Employee's Mind is the Scene of the Crime

I loved the movie Inception when it came out. It had everything, a stellar cast, amazing visuals, a strong plot, and a twisted end that still has me wondering whether or not they were in ...
Continue Reading

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 ...
Continue Reading

[PLATFORM UPDATE] COVID-19 New Templates Categories

This Friday March 27, at 9 a.m. Eastern, we will add two new categories of email templates related to Coronavirus/COVID-19. At this time, we will move all of our existing ...
Continue Reading

Urgency Around the Coronavirus Leads to Phishing Scams Targeting Healthcare

As if the virus itself wasn’t bad enough, lowlife scammers are using the pandemic to trick healthcare workers into giving up credentials. Elite hackers tried to break into the World ...
Continue Reading

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 ...
Continue Reading

The Effectiveness of Educating End Users With a Test-Out Quiz

Use a “test-out” quiz as a way to get people who are normally resistant to training to proactively take the training. They think they are taking a quiz to avoid the training, but in ...
Continue Reading

U.K. Revenue Collector Data Shows Email Scams Are on the Decline in Favor of Vishing and SMiShing Attacks

Scams aimed at conning U.K. taxpayers out of money and credentials are reportedly experiencing shifts in mediums from email to phone and text.
Continue Reading

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 ...
Continue Reading

Keeping our employees and partners safe during #coronavirus

Our top priority remains the health and safety of our Knowsters, and we also have a responsibility to support partners and the local community in all the countries we operate.
Continue Reading

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!
Continue Reading

February Content Update: Including Season 2 of Netflix-Style Series 'The Inside Man'

Here are a few important updates to share with you from the month of February. 
Continue Reading

[World Premiere] KnowBe4's New Season 2 of Security Awareness Video Series - 'The Inside Man'

We’re excited to announce Season 2 of the award-winning KnowBe4 Original Series - ‘The Inside Man’. This network-quality video training series delivers an entertaining learning experience ...
Continue Reading

This Is a Map of KnowBe4's 30,000+ Customers Worldwide

Every once in a while it's just fun to use some mapping software and see the geographic picture of where your customers are. We have tens of thousands or organizations using KnowBe4 all ...
Continue Reading

January Content Update: Including the new 2020 KnowBe4 Social Engineering Red Flags Training Module

Here are a few important updates to share with you from the month of January.
Continue Reading

Product Update: The New KnowBe4 ModStore is Here

Good news!! The new ModStore is now live in the console. KnowBe4 is excited to announce the rollout of a new and improved interface for the KnowBe4 ModStore in your KnowBe4 console.  The ...
Continue Reading

Get the latest about social engineering

Subscribe to CyberheistNews