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Which Users in Your Organization Put You at Risk?

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so it's a perfect time to fortify your human firewall. Start by identifying which users may be putting your organization at risk before ...
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KnowBe4 Receives a 2020 Tech Cares Award

Sticking to our values continues to pay off, as we have recently received a Tech Cares award from TrustRadius. This is a brand-new award crafted to celebrate organizations that have ...
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The Critical Need to Improve Your Compliance Processes

You know that compliance is an important requirement but can also be time-consuming and fraught with risk. Still, most organizations have not implemented the processes and tools necessary ...
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Your Organization Through the Eyes of an Attacker

The bad guys are out there, watching and waiting for an opportunity to strike. They are gathering information about your organization and users, devising the perfect plan to infiltrate ...
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[NEW PhishER Feature] Remove, Inoculate, and Protect Against Email Threats Faster With PhishRIP

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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Security Awareness Advocate Kai Roer Discusses the 2020 Security Culture Report

Our security awareness advocate Kai Roer recently did an interview with Cybercrime Magazine. Kai discusses the history of CLTRe (now KnowBe4 Research) and his background on security ...
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[On-Demand] Think Like a Hacker: Learn How to Use Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) to Defend Your Organization

In today's digital age we are surrounded by massive amounts of data every day. This makes it ridiculously easy to gather shockingly detailed information about anyone… even your ...
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[On-Demand] Stump the Shark: Ask Roger Grimes Your Most Burning IT Security Questions!

Have you ever wanted to pick the brain of one of the most prolific IT security experts? Now is your chance! In our “Ask Me Anything” session with Roger Grimes, Data-Driven Defense ...
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August Fresh Content Updates from KnowBe4: Including New Disinformation Training Content for Your Users

Here are a few important feature and fresh content updates to share with you for the month of August.
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See How You Can Get Audits Done in Half the Time at Half the Cost

You told us you have challenging compliance requirements, not enough time to get audits done, and keeping up with risk assessments and third-party vendor risk is a continuous problem.
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See Ridiculously Easy Security Awareness Training and Phishing

Join us for a live demo on Security Awareness Training and phishing in action!
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Funding for startup U.K. Cybersecurity Firms has Increased by 940% Since Lockdown

Yes, 940%. The demand for cybersecurity has risen so much since COVID, that the U.K. is seeing a new cybersecurity business registered every week and massive job vacancies.
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Phishing Summit - Mitigation, Forensics and Eye-opening Phishing Research

Looks like things are getting crazier by the month, right? The recent Twitter attack shows that all organizations are susceptible to social engineering attacks. Unfortunately, very few ...
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KnowBe4 Launches New Research Arm With Its First Report on Security Culture

At KnowBe4, we’ve had some exciting news on the horizon for some time now that we’re thrilled to share with you – we’ve created a new research arm called KnowBe4 Research. When we ...
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Social Media Doppelgangers Strike Again

Most people would be surprised by how easy it is to scam people online using duplicate versions of public accounts, according to Jake Moore, a security specialist at ESET. Moore describes ...
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[On-Demand] The Best Ways to Stop Malware and Ransomware That No One Else Will Tell You

With malware attacks on the rise, making sure you keep your organization safe from a costly breach is a top priority. The two best things you can do to stop malware and ransomware attacks ...
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Legitimate Accounts for Illegitimate Business Email Compromise

Cybercriminals frequently use email accounts from legitimate services like Gmail to carry out business email compromise (BEC) attacks, Help Net Security reports. Researchers at Barracuda ...
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KnowBe4 Celebrates 10 Years by Planting 10,000 Trees Worldwide

We're celebrating 10 years as a company today!  To celebrate this milestone, we'll be planting 10,000 trees around the world to celebrate our 10th anniversary and the addition of its ...
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Dark Patterns and the Craft of Online Persuasion

People should learn how to spot the tactics companies (and, more importantly, criminals) use to persuade customers (or marks), especially when those tactics are used deceitfully, ...
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Nearly Half of Dutch Listed Companies Do Not Provide Information on Cybersecurity in Annual Report

Many publicly traded companies in the Dutch AEX, AMX and AScX indices fail to be transparent on cybersecurity efforts in their annual reports. While the Netherlands is a highly digitized ...
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