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.

Your KnowBe4 Compliance Plus Fresh Content Updates from February 2024

Check out the February updates in Compliance Plus so you can stay on top of featured compliance training content.
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Nearly One in Three Cyber Attacks In 2023 Involved The Abuse of Valid Accounts

Thirty percent of all cyber incidents in 2023 involved abuse of valid credentials, according to IBM X-Force’s latest Threat Intelligence Index. This represents a seventy-one percent ...
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from February 2024

Check out the 29 new pieces of training content added in February, alongside the always fresh content update highlights, events and new features.
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[On-Demand Webinar] Making The Return on Investment (ROI) Case For Security Awareness Training

As an InfoSec professional, one of your many important responsibilities is to minimize expensive downtime and prevent data breaches.
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Cupid’s Arrow of Cyber Scams

Valentine's Day. A time where love is in the air, florists work overtime, and restaurant tables are as scarce as a truthful politician. But as we're busy swiping right in hopes of finding ...
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Browser-Based Phishing Attacks Increase 198%, With Evasive Attacks Increasing 206%

A new report shows massive increases in browser attacks in the second half of 2023, with over 31,000 threats specifically designed to bypass security solution detection.
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Vendor Email Compromise Attacks Against Financial Services Surge 137% Last Year

Analysis of 2023 attacks shows how the financial services industry had a very bad year, with increases in both vendor email compromise (VEC) and business email compromise (BEC) attacks, ...
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Microsoft Teams: The New Phishing Battlefront - How Attackers Are Exploiting Trusted Platforms

Attackers are abusing Microsoft Teams to send phishing messages, according to researchers at AT&T Cybersecurity.
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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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Your KnowBe4 Compliance Plus Fresh Content Updates from January 2024

Check out the January updates in Compliance Plus so you can stay on top of featured compliance training content.
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Your KnowBe4 Fresh Content Updates from January 2024

Check out the 37 new pieces of training content added in January, alongside the always fresh content update highlights, events and new features.
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New Deepfake Video Scam has “Taylor Swift” Offering Free French Cookware

A new wave of ads utilizing video of well-known celebrities seemingly promoting video games, fake giveaways, and more are starting to popup, and fans are falling for this trap.
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Analysis of Phishing Emails Shows High Likelihood They Were Written By AI

It’s no longer theoretical; phishing attacks and email scams are leveraging AI-generated content based on testing with anti-AI content solutions.
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[New Phishing Template] Formula 1 Exclusive: Gene Haas on Guenther Steiner's Departure

In a surprising turn of events for Formula 1 enthusiasts, the Haas F1 Team is grappling with the departure of its widely-respected Team Principal, Guenther Steiner. Let's dive into the ...
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Winter 2024 G2 Grid Report for Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)

We are excited to announce that KnowBe4 has been named a leader in the Winter 2024 G2 Grid Report for Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) for the PhishER platform for ...
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Beyond the Scams: Unraveling the Dark Tactics of Real-World Kidnapping Scams and Virtual Extortion

The world can be a scary and dangerous place. Its unethical scammers have no problem doing almost anything to make a buck, but sometimes, their plots seem to be extra messed up.
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KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Winter 2024 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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[LIVE DEMO] Are Your Users Making Risky Security Mistakes? Deliver Real-Time Coaching in Response to Risky User Behavior with SecurityCoach

Do you need an easy, automated way to provide real-time feedback the moment your users make risky mistakes to help reinforce the training campaigns you manage today?
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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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A Dream Team Security Awareness Training Program?

Every person and organization is different and requires slightly different methods and ways of learning. But every person and organization can benefit by more frequent security awareness ...
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