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KnowBe4 launches AI-native platform AIDA to tighten security
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KnowBe4 launches AI-native platform, AIDA, automating security awareness and training selection to guard against AI exploitation by cybercriminals.
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KnowBe4 expands APAC team with two new sales leaders
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Security firm KnowBe4 hires Joe Gillett and Philip Tnee to lead sales in the Asia-Pacific, bolstering its presence amid regional growth.
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KnowBe4 announces winners of 2023 APJ Partner Programme Awards
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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KnowBe4, the world's leading security awareness training provider, has announced the winners of its 2023 APJ Partner Programme Awards, recognising partners vital to progress in the cybersecurity human risk management sector.
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KnowBe4 offers top cybersecurity tips for a safe 2023 holiday season
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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In response to rising cybercrime, KnowBe4 has shared its primary cybersecurity advice for the 2023 festive season.
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KnowBe4 launches no-cost cybersecurity resource kit
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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KnowBe4 has announced a new resource kit in recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in October.
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KnowBe4 makes donation to protect endangered species
Mon, 14th Aug 2023
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KnowBe4, the security awareness training and simulated phishing platform will celebrate its 13th anniversary by donating to protect endangered species.
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KnowBe4's PhishER Plus to guard against phishing attacks
Wed, 9th Aug 2023
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The solution leverages over 10 million trained users to identify, block and remove phishing email threats before entering users' inboxes.
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KnowBe4: half of malicious email subjects are HR related
Wed, 26th Jul 2023
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KnowBe4's latest Q2 2023 top-clicked phishing report reveals half of the top malicious email subjects are HR related.
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Half of top malicious email subjects are HR related – report
Wed, 26th Jul 2023
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HR-related email subjects account for half of the top malicious emails, according to phishing test results by KnowBe4.
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One-third employees in Asia susceptible to phishing: KnowBe4
Thu, 13th Jul 2023
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KnowBe4’s annual phishing benchmarking report finds untrained users are the biggest flaw in Asian organisations’ cyber defence layer.
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KnowBe4 starts ransomware awareness month with resource kit
Fri, 7th Jul 2023
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KnowBe4 launches a no-cost resource kit to help organisations defend against the damaging impact of ransomware.
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Top risky security behaviours of employees revealed
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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Security awareness training and simulated phishing platform KnowBe4 has unveiled the top 10 risky behaviours of employees on work devices.
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KnowBe4’s new tool to help against QR code phishing attacks
Fri, 26th May 2023
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KnowBe4 offers a complementary QR Code Phishing Security Test tool that identifies end users who fall victim to QR code phishing attacks.
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KnowBe4 appoints David Bochsler as VP of Sales for APAC
Wed, 3rd May 2023
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KnowBe4, the world's largest security awareness training platform, has appointed David Bochsler as the new Vice President of sales for APAC.
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IT and online services emails drive dangerous attack trend
Wed, 19th Apr 2023
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A new global phishing report finds more IT- and online services-related email subjects are used as a phishing strategy.
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KnowBe4 offers free 30-day trial of SecurityCoach product
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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KnowBe4 integrates or partners with over 20 of the world's top cybersecurity platforms across Endpoint, Network, Identity, Cloud and Data Security.
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KnowBe4 integrates With Microsoft security products
Fri, 10th Feb 2023
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The integration will enable KnowBe4 to help reduce risky behaviour with integration to support real-time security coaching.
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Vista acquires KnowBe4 for $24.90 per share in cash
Thu, 9th Feb 2023
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Vista Equity Partners acquires cybersecurity firm KnowBe4 for $24.90 per share in cash, marking a significant milestone for both companies.
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Gone phishing: Business emails remain top threat strategy
Wed, 25th Jan 2023
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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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KnowBe4 appoints Ani Banerjee as Chief Human Resources Officer
Fri, 9th Sep 2022
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Ani Banerjee joins KnowBe4 as Chief Human Resources Officer, bringing 30 years of global HR leadership to enhance company culture & recruitment.
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1 in 3 untrained employees will click on a phishing link
Wed, 13th Jul 2022
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One in three untrained employees likely to click on a phishing link, says KnowBe4's 2022 Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report.