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Phishing
KnowBe4 celebrates reaching 50,000 customers worldwide
KnowBe4 has reached the milestone of 50,000 customers, adding nearly 2,500 in the first quarter of 2022 alone.
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Phishing
APAC orgs underprepared for cyber risks, study finds
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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KnowBe4
50% of employees use unauthorised file services for work
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
"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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Training
Phishing emails in Q421 focused on everyday tasks - research
Phishing emails in the last quarter of 2021 were primarily focused on users' everyday tasks, new research has found.
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Phishing
Attacks in phishing emails with business, IT and HR focus becoming increasingly dangerous
“Social engineering attacks continue to be one of the top ways malicious hackers breach organisations and/or cause damage."
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Phishing
More users falling for security and HR-related phishing attacks
"Employees can be the difference between a successful attack and an unsuccessful one with proper security awareness training and testing.”
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Data leak
Risk of data leaks high as employees unsure about confidentiality
"If confidential information falls into the wrong hands, it could harm the company in a variety of ways."
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Cybersecurity
Human error remains leading cause of cyber attacks
Many breaches result from inadequate security hygiene and a lack of attention to detail.
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Phishing
Users becoming more savvy with COVID phishing scams
“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
Phishing email attacks targeting remote workers on the rise
“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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Phishing
COVID-related email subjects biggest threat in phishing scams
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
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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Ransomware
KnowBe4 makes security training solution available in 26 languages
The interactive, on-demand and computer-based training covers high-risk topics and how you can identify red flags in your system.