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.

[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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Hacked Customer Support Portal Being Used to Send Phishing Emails

A hacked customer support portal belonging to router manufacturer Mercku is being used to respond to customer queries with phishing emails, BleepingComputer reports.
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The Curious Case of the Payroll Pilfering

In a world where cyber espionage has become as common as a rainy day in London, the recent events surrounding the UK armed forces' payroll database have had us all raising our eyebrows ...
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Your KnowBe4 Compliance Plus Fresh Content Updates from June 2024

Check out the June updates in Compliance Plus so you can stay on top of featured compliance training content.
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[Important Alert] TeamViewer Network Breached as Russian APT29 Hackers Strike Again

In a concerning development, TeamViewer, one of the world's leading remote access software providers, has disclosed a cyber attack that breached its corporate network environment.
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KnowBe4 Recognized as Cyber Security Educator of the Year at IT Europa Awards 2024

It's a great honor for KnowBe4 to be named the Cyber Security Educator of the Year at the prestigious IT Europa Channel Awards 2024.
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from June 2024

Check out the 29 new pieces of training content added in June, alongside the always fresh content update highlights, events and new features.
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Russian Threat Actor Launches Spear Phishing Attacks Against French Diplomats

France’s cybersecurity agency ANSSI has issued an alert outlining a Russian spear phishing campaign targeting French diplomats, the Record reports. The agency attributes the campaign to ...
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Cybercriminals Set Sights on Digital Identities of Singapore Citizens

Singapore has become the latest target for cybercriminals looking to steal digital identities and exploit them for nefarious purposes.
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Simulated Phishing Tests Matter

If you had to choose between regular cybersecurity training and simulated phishing testing, the data shows you should choose simulated phishing tests.
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Mexican Organizations Under Attack from Specialized Cyber Criminals

A crafty group of cybercriminals has been relentlessly pursuing Mexican banks, cryptocurrency platforms and other organizations in an extended campaign stretching back over two years. ...
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Balancing Act: The European Union's AI Act and the Quest for Responsible Innovation

The current landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) bears a striking resemblance to the early days of the internet. Just as the internet was once a wild, untamed frontier full of ...
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The Global Reach of Cyber Threats: Why Security Awareness Training is More Important Than Ever

Based on news cycles within cybersecurity, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that threats only come from certain parts of the world or that they only target specific industries. ...
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Beware: Major AI Chatbots Now Intentionally Spreading Election Disinformation

Just when you thought the disinformation landscape couldn't get any worse, a new report from Democracy Reporting International in Europe reveals that popular AI chatbots have started ...
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[New Feature] Find Out if They've Got a Bad Reputation in Record Time with PhishER Plus Threat Intel

The PhishER Plus platform just got smarter with the addition of the new PhishER Plus Threat Intel feature that integrates web reputation data into the PhishER Plus console.
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26% of Global Organizations Lack Security Training Programs

More than a quarter (26%) of organizations around the world provide no security awareness training for their employees, according to a survey by Hornetsecurity. The researchers found that ...
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Email Compromise Continues to Dominate as Top Threat Incident Type as Tactics Evolve

As email compromise attacks increase, analysis of tactics provides context on how organizations need to evolve their defenses.
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Enhance NIS2 Compliance: Elevate Your Cybersecurity with Awareness & Culture Before The Deadline

The NIS2 Directive, also known as the Network and Information Security Directive, is a crucial piece of legislation designed to enhance cybersecurity and protect critical infrastructure ...
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Your KnowBe4 Compliance Plus Fresh Content Updates from May 2024

Check out the May updates in Compliance Plus so you can stay on top of featured compliance training content.
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91% of Every Ransomware Attack Today Includes Exfiltrating Your Data

New insight into ransomware attacks show that cyber attacks are a top concern for organizations – with many not aware they were a victim until after the attack.
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