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2014-03-27 23:01:55

Companies Taking Security Awareness Training Seriously - Human error ranks high on threat list; companies are turning to security awareness training to solve the problem. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Security is harder to maintain than it was a year ago according to a study done by KnowBe4, a US based security awareness company. Ransomware (CryptoLocker or CryptoDefense), rapid technology advances and adoption of BYOD create a greater challenge for businesses to stay abreast of...

2014-03-10 23:02:15

KnowBe4 Compliance Manager Helps IT Establish a Compliance Safe Zone Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 KnowBe4 announced a new release of their Compliance Manager, its latest cloud-based offering for IT managers who are challenged by the increasing complexity of managing compliance requirements, adding self-assessment capabilities. KCM (KnowBe4 Compliance Manager)™, a cloud-based audit and compliance workflow automation tool, simplifies and consolidates the management of compliance...

2014-02-18 23:03:14

New ITIC/KnowBe4 Independent Survey Reveals 53% of businesses are unprepared to deal with hacked or stolen BYOD devices even though 50% indicated company-owned tablets, notebooks & smart phones may have been hacked in last 12 months Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 A 53% majority of organizations acknowledge that they are unprepared to deal with security breaches to their corporate and employee-owned Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) notebooks, tablets and smart phones. And this...

2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...

2014-01-22 23:22:37

Security Company KnowBe4 Analysis Shows Awareness Training Greatly Mitigates Behavior Risks Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Security Awareness Training firm KnowBe4, LLC, has released an analysis of 372 companies that clearly shows the impact and effectiveness of Security Awareness Training on employees. The study was done over a 12 month period and follows behavior patterns of 291,000 end points, showing a reduction in risky behavior by over 12X. Using an initial baseline of...

2014-01-08 23:21:36

Newly Released Cloud-based Audit and Compliance Workflow Automation Tool Simplifies and Consolidates IT Compliance Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 KnowBe4 announced the release of their new Compliance Manager, its latest cloud-based offering for IT managers who have to deal with the increasing complexity of managing extensive or multiple compliance requirements. KCM (KnowBe4 Compliance Manager) ™ enables IT managers to keep track of requirements, assign controls and tasks to get...

2013-12-19 23:03:59

Advanced Persistent Threat results in the compromise of 40 Million Customer credit and debit cards according to USA Today. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 During the Black Friday shopping week, tens of millions of credit and debit card records were "phished" out of Target. The data breach was nationwide, and has extended for as far as December 15th according to Target Chief Executive Officer Greg Steinhafel in a statement today to USA Today. The type of data that was...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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