A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced a new partnership with Agari, the market share leader in phishing defense solutions for the enterprise, that creates a best-in-class approach to defend against phishing attacks at scale. As a result of this new partnership, information security leaders now have…

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, revealed the results of its Q3 2019 top-clicked phishing report. The results found that simulated phishing tests with an urgent message to check a password immediately were most effective, with 43% of users falling for it. Social media messages are another…

KnowBe4’s CEO Stu Sjouwerman has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2019. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual award recognizing the Top CEOs, which highlights top leaders that employees love working for in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe. Among chief executives recognized…

KnowBe4, the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has entered into a strategic partnership with Twist & Shout, creators of highly informative security videos with a humorous bent, on their renown Restricted Intelligence series. The videos cover a wide range of social engineering tactics employed by cyber criminals, including six modules are…

 KnowBe4 Releases Q3 2017 Top-Clicked Phishing Report

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s most popular security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today shared its Top 10 Global Phishing Email Subject Lines for Q3 2017. The results this quarter were a mix of personal and company notifications, showing email continues to be an effective way to phish users. Mike Rogers, the former…

 KnowBe4 Releases Weak Password Test Tool

On the heels of Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, IT security company KnowBe4 released Weak Password Test (WPT), a free tool for organizations that use Active Directory. As the fastest growing security awareness training and simulated phishing company, KnowBe4 found this was an area where companies needed help. The Verizon report, which KnowBe4 participated…

 KnowBe4 Reports Record Q1 2017 Performance; Provides Essential Way to Help Clients Manage Corporate Risk

KnowBe4, provider of the most popular platform for security awareness training and simulated phishing attacks, continues its mission to reduce the amount of human error plaguing the IT security industry. The company today announced record results for its Q1 2017, increasing overall year-over-year (YoY) sales growth of 261 percent. This marks the 16th-straight quarter of…

 KnowBe4 Appoints Former Gartner Research Analyst Perry Carpenter as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer

TAMPA BAY, FL.  – March 21, 2017 Carpenter will help guide innovation and evolve KnowBe4’s ‘new-school’ approach to the human element of security Perry Carpenter, former Research Director, Security & Risk Management and esteemed analyst at Gartner, has joined KnowBe4 as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer. As the provider of the most popular platform for…

 Global Spending on Security Awareness Training Predicted to Reach $10 Billion by 2027

KnowBe4, provider of the most popular platform for security awareness training and simulated phishing, along with Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading research and marketing intelligence firm focused on the cybersecurity industry, have released a joint market report examining the state of spending in the overall security awareness training market. According to Steve Morgan, founder and editor-in-chief…

 KnowBe4 Introduces New “Social Engineering Indicators” Training Method

(Tampa Bay, FL)– February 7, 2017 – To help organizations manage the ongoing phishing problem, KnowBe4, provider of the most popular platform for security awareness training and simulated phishing, today launched the Social Engineering Indicators (SEI) training method. SEI turns every simulated phishing email into a tool IT can use to dynamically train employees how…