Security Awareness Training Blog

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.

[MSP News] Manage Your Multiple KnowBe4 Accounts Faster with Managed Training and Phishing Rolled Into One

You wanted the ability to manage both phishing and training campaigns across multiple KnowBe4 accounts, and we listened!
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Unconventional Security Awareness Advice

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and you are undoubtedly being bombarded with some fantastic advice on how to stay cyber safe. 
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[HEADS UP] The Online Scams exploiting Queen Elizabeth's Death are Here

The Sun just reported that experts are sending a warning about online scams in relation to Queen Elizabeth's passing.
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PwC: More Frequent Cyber Attacks Tops the List of Business Risk for Executives

New data from PwC provides insight into what aspects of the business are executives focused on, worried about, and seeing as future challenges as they look to manage business risk.
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REvil Springs Back to Life and Hits a Fortune 500 Company

The previously-thought defunct cybercriminal gang appears to not only reopened for business but has re-established themselves as a major threat by touting 400GBs of stolen data.
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The Number of Phishing Attack Cases in Japan Hit an All-Time High

The number of reported cases of phishing to Japan’s Council of Anti-Phishing reached over 100,000 in July, just as a notice of scams impersonating Japan’s National Tax Agency is released.
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Instagram Phishing: Scammers Exploit Instagram Verification Program

Researchers at Vade warn that an email phishing campaign is informing users that their Instagram account is eligible to receive a blue verification badge. If a user clicks the link, ...
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Fraud Warning from DHS OIG

The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General (DHS OIG) has issued an alert to warn that scammers are posing as DHS employees.
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from August 2022

Check out the 50 new pieces of training content added in August, alongside the always fresh content update highlights and new features.
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[Live Demo] Ridiculously Easy Security Awareness Training and Phishing

Old-school awareness training does not hack it anymore. Your email filters have an average 7-10% failure rate; you need a strong human firewall as your last line of defense.
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Researchers warn of darkverse emerging from the metaverse

ARN just reported: "The metaverse is seen by many companies as a great business opportunity and for new ways of working. Security provider Trend Micro, however, warns in a ...
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On this Carousell Ride, the Crooks Take the Brass Ring.

In a variation on a recently seen theme in which scammers pose as buyers on e-commerce platforms, victims in Singapore are being taken in by people offering to buy goods from them.
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[FREE RESOURCE KIT] Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022 Now Available

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is right around the corner, and we’ve got you covered! Your complimentary resource kit for 2022 is now available.
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Experian Customer “Impersonation” Account Takeover Uncovered by KrebsOnSecurity

After a few notifications of a potential problem with Experian by his readership, Brian Krebs and team checked out Experian’s account signup process and found some disturbing news.
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from July 2022

Check out the thirteen new pieces of training content added in July, alongside the always fresh content update highlights and new features.
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Microsoft USB Scam Shows the Importance of Security Awareness Training

Just when you thought scammers couldn't get more tricky in their attacks, this example will prove you wrong. One of our KnowBe4 colleagues shared this LinkedIn post on a recent very ...
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[Eye Opener] Both Job Seekers and Employers Should Be Aware Of New Sophisticated Scams

With record low unemployment, a tight labor market, and increasing customer demand, everyone says it is an employee’s job market out there. But it is getting tougher to get a real job and ...
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Watchdog Uncovers 12% of Google Ads for Student Loan Relief Could be Malicious

You may want to be careful about clicking on a student loan forgiveness ad. The Tech Transparency Project reviewed the top Google searches with 'student loan forgiveness' and found almost ...
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Summer 2022 G2 Grid Report for Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)

We are excited to announce that KnowBe4 has been named a leader in the Summer 2022 G2 Grid Report for Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) for the PhishER platform for ...
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Summer 2022 G2 Grid Report for Security Awareness Training

We are thrilled to announce that KnowBe4 has been named a leader in the latest G2 Grid Report that compares Security Awareness Training (SAT) vendors based on user reviews, customer ...
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