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Gone phishing: Business emails remain top threat strategy
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Phishing emails continue to be one of the most common and effective methods to maliciously impact a variety of organisations around the world.
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KnowBe4 predicts rise in 'catastrophic' attacks on CI
Wed, 23rd Nov 2022
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KnowBe4, the provider of the security awareness training, has announced its 2023 cybersecurity predictions from its team of industry experts.
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KnowBe4 launches real-time security coaching solution
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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KnowBe4 has announced it is introducing SecurityCoach, a first of its kind product which offers real-time security coaching aimed at reducing risky behaviour.
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Employees unsure who to go to to report security incident
Tue, 27th Sep 2022
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A new study shows more than 20% of the untrained global workforce do not know who to contact during a security breach.
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1 in 3 untrained employees will click on a phishing link
Wed, 13th Jul 2022
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"Given that most data breaches originate from social engineering, we cannot afford to omit the human element."
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WhatsApp and QR codes the next scam threat - report
Thu, 26th May 2022
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KnowBe4 has warned it expects to see an increase in QR Codes and the WhatsApp chat platform being used for phishing and other scams. 
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KnowBe4 celebrates reaching 50,000 customers worldwide
Tue, 17th May 2022
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KnowBe4 has reached the milestone of 50,000 customers, adding nearly 2,500 in the first quarter of 2022 alone.
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APAC orgs underprepared for cyber risks, study finds
Thu, 24th Mar 2022
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New research has found that IT decision-makers are complacent about risks to the business from phishing and business email compromise, also known as CEO fraud.
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50% of employees use unauthorised file services for work
Tue, 1st Mar 2022
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KnowBe4 has released a new report showing half of the employees at shadow IT companies use unauthorised file services to complete their work.
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KnowBe4 identifies email and SMS security risks for APAC
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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"The obvious first issue with this is that if APAC office workers are unable to identify scam emails and SMS messages then they are at significant risk."
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Phishing emails in Q421 focused on everyday tasks - research
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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Phishing emails in the last quarter of 2021 were primarily focused on users' everyday tasks, new research has found.
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Attacks in phishing emails with business, IT and HR focus becoming increasingly dangerous
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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“Social engineering attacks continue to be one of the top ways malicious hackers breach organisations and/or cause damage."
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More users falling for security and HR-related phishing attacks
Wed, 14th Jul 2021
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"Employees can be the difference between a successful attack and an unsuccessful one with proper security awareness training and testing.”
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Risk of data leaks high as employees unsure about confidentiality
Fri, 9th Jul 2021
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"If confidential information falls into the wrong hands, it could harm the company in a variety of ways."
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Human error remains leading cause of cyber attacks
Wed, 26th May 2021
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Many breaches result from inadequate security hygiene and a lack of attention to detail.
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Users becoming more savvy with COVID-19 phishing scams
Thu, 15th Apr 2021
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“With COVID-19 being around for over a year now and employees becoming more aware of the types of scams that have come out related to the pandemic, cyber criminals are having less success with related phishing attacks."
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Phishing email attacks targeting remote workers on the rise
Mon, 25th Jan 2021
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“Just because employees may be more used to their home office environment doesn’t mean that they can let their guard down."
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COVID-19-related email subjects biggest threat in phishing scams
Tue, 13th Oct 2020
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Coronavirus-related email subjects remain the biggest threat in phishing scams, a new study has found.
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Cyber attacks keeping business leaders up at night, new research finds
Wed, 1st Jul 2020
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Data breaches and insider threats are keeping organisations up at night, according to new research from KnowBe4, the security awareness training and simulated phishing platform.
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KnowBe4 makes security training solution available in 26 languages
Wed, 3rd Aug 2016
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The interactive, on-demand and computer-based training covers high-risk topics and how you can identify red flags in your system.
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