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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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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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Leaked U.S.-UK Trade Documents Show How Devastating Compromised Email Can Be

An ongoing criminal investigation highlights how classified documents stolen by Russian hackers from former U.K. trade minister Liam Fox may have been used to impact the British 2019 ...
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Five Reasons Why Ransomware Attacks Should Be Your Biggest Worry and Aren’t Going Anywhere

No other cyberattack has evolved like ransomware. Today’s attacks are more pervasive, invasive, impactful, damaging, and costly. Learn why and what to do about it.
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The Importance of Identifying and Focusing on the Malicious Behavior

Identifying malicious behavior is a more effective long-term strategy than trying to block individual malicious actors, according to Johnathan Hunt, Vice President of Security at GitLab. ...
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Visit KnowBe4 at Black Hat USA 2020 - Virtual Event

Are you attending (the 100% virtual) Black Hat USA 2020? Be sure to stop by the KnowBe4 booth August 5-6th to find out how to secure your last line of defense: USERS.
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Is it a Quiz Scam? Is it Bad? Is it Back With a Vengeance?

The answer to all three questions would seem to be, "yes." Quiz scams have become widespread over the past year, but they’ve gone largely unremarked, researchers at Akamai have found. ...
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July Fresh Content Updates from KnowBe4: Including New Recommended Training Suggestions in the ModStore

Here are a few important fresh content and feature updates to share with you for the month of July.
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Introduction To KnowBe4's Services

KnowBe4 helps organizations to educate and train their employees against social engineering attacks, and carry out other required compliance training. KnowBe4 offers over 1,000 different ...
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Happy 21st Annual SysAdmins Day!

Today is SysAdmins Day, and if you have ever seen an episode of the awesome show “Dirty Jobs”, you might think you have seen the worst jobs out there. I mean crawling through sewer pipes, ...
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