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Phishing
1 in 3 untrained employees will click on a phishing link
July 2022
"Given that most data breaches originate from social engineering, we cannot afford to omit the human element."
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Phishing
WhatsApp and QR codes the next scam threat - report
May 2022
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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Phishing
KnowBe4 celebrates reaching 50,000 customers worldwide
May 2022
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
March 2022
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
March 2022
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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Cloud
KnowBe4 identifies email and SMS security risks for APAC
February 2022
"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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IT Training
Phishing emails in Q421 focused on everyday tasks - research
January 2022
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
November 2021
“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
July 2021
"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
July 2021
"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
May 2021
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-19 phishing scams
April 2021
“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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Cloud
Phishing email attacks targeting remote workers on the rise
January 2021
“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-19-related email subjects biggest threat in phishing scams
October 2020
Coronavirus-related email subjects remain the biggest threat in phishing scams, a new study has found.
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KnowBe4
Cyber attacks keeping business leaders up at night, new research finds
July 2020
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
August 2016
The interactive, on-demand and computer-based training covers high-risk topics and how you can identify red flags in your system.