Have you noticed a significant increase in phishing messages over the past year? Have you noticed that these messages seem to be better crafted, harder to identify, and generally very sneaky? The stats from the team at KnowBe4 bear out the truth that most of us have been living over the last couple of years.
This significant increase in well crafted phishing messages should be a strong motivator to increase awareness training for our end users.
Security awareness training is of the utmost importance, and this example of a malicious cable capable of keylogging and code injection is another prime justification for thorough end user education. Please be aware of these types of threats and share this information through real world examples with your end users.
I am a big fan of any resource that can lead to keeping kids safer while online. This is a link to free material including workbooks and videos from the team at KnowBe4. Please take a look and consider sharing this with your kids or with local school resources. It is very important we move the cIT security conversation forward with young internet users.
This is excellent advise from the team at KnowBe4. It is a great start to the new year, especially considering all the devices and gadgets received and/or purchased over the holidays.
Beware! As we quickly approach the end of the year and the start of tax season, more and more of these types of scams will find their way to our mailboxes.
This is a nice explanation of the knee-jerk human condition that fuels social engineering and its success in the workplace, all be it with a commercial lean toward the successes of KnowBe4 and their awareness programs.
This is very good information, especially if you are developing new training content for your end users. Thank you to the team at KnowBe4. Please take note.
This a great infographic concerning phishing tests and who falls for what and how often. Take a look and consider these stats when pondering your next security exercise.
There is some great, very practical advice in this article, passed along from the team at KnowBe4. Enjoy!