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Security Awareness Training Blog

Read the latest news about security awareness training, best practices, why you need it, and what happens when you don't have it in place.

How Mature is Your Security Awareness?

Here at KnowBe4, we believe the greatest defense against security threats is an organization with a strong security culture – one that elevates an employee’s awareness around threats, ...
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[Heads-up] Massive Downtime Caused By Bad Guys Killing Bank's 9,500+ Systems To Hide Stealing 10 Million Dollars Via SWIFT

A cyberattack against Banco De Chile (BDC)—that country's largest financial institution—bricked a hair-raising 9,000 workstations and 500 servers. However, killing these machines was ...
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Looking for a Job? Beware of Recruitment Sites!

There’s yet another reason to not let your employees go looking for a new job on company time: cybercriminals are now leveraging recruitment sites.
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New Study: 25% of employees use the same password for every account. AUGH!

Employees may be a company's greatest asset, but they also remain the greatest cyber security risk, according to a Monday report from OpenVPN.
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Why is Windows 10 Rapidly Gaining Ground in The Enterprise While Win7 Gets Ditched?

Duo Security is a provider of secure login/access tools, and they just released their yearly Trusted Access Report with some very interesting data. Here Is The Summary Stats gathered from ...
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Pop-Up Mobile Ads Surge as Sites Scramble to Stop Them

A recent surge in mobile pop-ups, even on reputable sites, has left people more frustrated than ever.
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More Security Awareness Training Market Perspectives

By Perry Carpenter,  KnowBe4 Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer A few weeks ago, I wrote about my thoughts regarding recent market moves by Microsoft, Wombat, PhishLine, and others. A ...
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[VIDEO] Avoid These 10 Common Security Awareness Training Program Fails

If you want to succeed with your organization's security awareness training program, here are some of the top "faux-pas" we have seen over the years that you should be sure to avoid:
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Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

  I just found a fabulous post on Quartz. “In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” — Charlie Munger, ...
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How To Create A Security Culture in 2018

Ever heard: "If it was easy, everyone would do it" ? Creating a better security culture in your organization has a few challenges. Let's have a look at them, see how you can overcome ...
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