KnowBe4 launches real-time coaching to counter risky behaviour
KnowBe4 introduced SecurityCoach. The service provides employees with real-time advice on reducing security risks. SecurityCoach should reduce the number of incidents caused by human error.
Security incidents are often caused by human error. Phishing wouldn't be popular if it weren't successful... Read more
‘Security industry is good at making money, not at securing customers’
Arctic Wolf's SecOps platform should make it possible for all organizations to get the most out of their security investments.
Earlier this year, we wrote an article arguing that the security industry is fundamentally broken. There are an enormous number of providers of security tools, who prima... Read more
Fortinet launches new service for Security Awareness Training
Fortinet recently introduced a new service that allows companies to create security awareness among employees. With this, companies reduce the odds of their employees falling victim to social engineering and other forms of fraud.
According to Fortinet, 73 percent of companies dealt with at leas... Read more
KnowBe4 launches benchmark to compare security hygiene with industry norms
KnowBe4 has introduced the Security Culture Survey benchmark to help companies improve their security culture.
Many organizations invest in security awareness and hygiene among employees. Security awareness programs are commonplace. KnowBe4 developed a benchmark to keep programs and corporate cu... Read more
Research questions the effectiveness of cybersecurity awareness
Despite an estimated quarter of European employees falling victim to scams and phishing, 32 percent resort to using the same password for multiple systems.
A new research report from Iron Mountain clarifies that awareness of security risks does not necessarily equate to risk reduction. Even a vi... Read more
Security company KnowBe4 acquires MediaPRO
KnowBe4 has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire MediaPRO. The intention is to combine the product portfolios of the two companies.
The acquisition was announced in a press release. In it, KnowBe4 says that MediaPRO customers will get access to the additional benefits of KnowBe4... Read more
Malicious mobile emulator farms are robbing US and EU banks
IBM Trusteer researchers have uncovered an extensive fraud operation unlike anything anyone has ever seen before. In simpler terms, it is the nightmare of automated fraud. A network of mobile device emulators was used to steal millions of dollars from bank accounts in just a few days.
The scale ... Read more
Study finds half of workers admit to opening suspicious emails
Research shows that younger employees are more apt to take risks.
Mimecast this week released new research which highlights the risky behavior of employees using company-issued devices. More than 1,000 respondents worldwide were asked how aware they are of today’s cyber risks.
The results ... Read more
ESET finds hacking group XDSpy that was undetected for a decade
A rare APT has gone undetected for nine years, since 2011. The APT is a hacker group named XDSpy, and it targeted both privately-held and government-run companies based in Belarus, Russia, Serbia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
The Slovakian cyber-security firm ESET discovered the new state-sponsor... Read more
Microsoft Office 365 is growing and hackers are aware
Researchers from the FireEye Mandiant cybersecurity platform have reported that the most sophisticated hacking operations are now refocusing on attacking Microsoft Office 365.
Office 365 provides endpoint and cloud services, including Office, Outlook, SharePoint, Exchange, Teams, and OneDrive, t... Read more