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.

KnowBe4 Celebrates Winning a Tech Cares Award From TrustRadius

For the second consecutive year, we received a Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius! This second annual award celebrates companies that have gone above and beyond to provide strong Corporate ...
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from September

With 52 new pieces of training content added this month, check out the always fresh content update highlights and new features from the month of September.
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Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 from KnowBe4!

Cybersecurity Awareness Month takes place every October. It is a month dedicated to raising cybersecurity awareness, educating your employees on how to better protect the organization, ...
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Fall 2021 G2 Grid Report for Security Awareness Training

The latest G2 Grid Report compares Security Awareness Training (SAT) vendors based on user reviews, customer satisfaction, popularity and market presence.
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[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Run a Successful Security Awareness Training Program

As you're preparing for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, thinking about how to strengthen your security awareness training program is probably top of mind.
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[NEW FEATURE] Admins Can Save and Schedule KnowBe4 Reports to Automatically Send on a Recurring Basis

We are excited to announce the availability of KnowBe4’s new ‘Save and Send’ Reporting feature. The 60+ predefined reports available in the KnowBe4 platform already give you a variety of ...
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Social Media as Artillery Preparation for Spear Phishing

Researchers at ESTsecurity warn that a North Korean threat actor known as “Kumsong 121” is using compromised social media accounts to launch spear phishing attacks, the Daily NK reports. ...
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Wanting to Stream the Italian Grand Prix This Weekend? It Might Be a Scam.

With so many fans worldwide wanting to watch the race online, cybercriminals have stepped up to meet the demand with fraudulent websites intent on stealing credit card details.
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from August

With 18 new pieces of training content added this month, check out the always fresh content update highlights and new features from the month of August.
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When the URL Domain Is Not Enough To Avoid a Phish

One of the most common mantras in security awareness training is “Examine the URL to determine if it points to the legitimate vendor or not!”
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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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“Compromise” is the “C” in “MICE”

The FBI is warning Silicon Valley companies to be wary of insider threats, Protocol reports. FBI special agent Nick Shenkin told Protocol in an interview that authoritarian ...
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KnowBe4’s Automated Security Awareness Program Builder Now Available in Nine Languages

Now that the KnowBe4 Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing Platform is available in nine localized languages, starting your organization's security awareness training program ...
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Words of Advice for Organizations on Cybersecurity Best Practices

We recently attended Black Hat USA 2021 this year and Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4, sat down with Cybersecurity Ventures to give words of advice for all ...
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from July

With 25 new pieces of training content added this month, check out the always fresh content update highlights and new features from the month of July.
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12 Steps to a Security Ignorance Program

Most people working for organisations have been exposed at some point in their careers to security awareness programs. Some of these programs are well-executed and delivered, while others ...
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79% of Employees Have Knowingly Engaged in Risky Online Activities in the Past Year

With employees not believing that it’s important to personally worry about cyber security risks, they also tend to believe they’re not a target, new data suggest as the reason for the ...
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Remote Employees Adopt Bad Cybersecurity Habits While Working from Home

A new report focused on businesses looking to bring employees back to the office makes it very clear that security leaders are concerned, as remote workers have been anything but secure.
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Microsoft Takes Down Homoglyph Domains

Microsoft has taken legal action to shut down eighteen domains that were being used in business email compromise (BEC) attacks. The sites in question used homoglyphs to impersonate ...
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[On-Demand Webinar] 2021 Phishing By Industry Benchmarking Report

As a security leader, you have a lot on your plate. Even as you increase your budget for sophisticated security software, your exposure to cybercrime keeps going up. IT security seems to ...
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