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Surviving Social Engineering and Ransomware Attacks

Attackers are moving their focus from attacking the hardened network perimeter to attacking your users. This has made Ransomware and CEO Fraud incidents skyrocket, costing billions of dollars in losses. Join KnowBe4, a leader in Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing as we discuss the ransomware and CEO Fraud epidemics and proven methods of protecting your organization against these phishing-based attacks.
Recorded Sep 8 2016 48 mins
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Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4
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    ERICH KRON, SECURITY AWARENESS ADVOCATE, KNOWBE4
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    In this eye-opening webinar, top experts on phishing and social engineering will discuss the motives and methods that attackers use to execute these targeted “spearphishing” attacks. You’ll get insight on how the attackers choose their social engineering targets, the methods they use to find out about those individuals, and the exploits they execute to fool specific users into giving up sensitive information. You’ll also get recommendations on how to prevent this early reconnaissance, as well as the attacks themselves, and how to train your users to recognize an attack before it creates a compromise.
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  • Making IT Security Part Of Your Business Culture Recorded: Oct 17 2016 66 mins
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    In this webinar top speakers on social engineering and security awareness discuss how to increase IT Security for your enterprise.

    Attend and you will:

    - Understand how to raise consciousness about IT security across your enterprise
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  • Surviving Social Engineering and Ransomware Attacks Recorded: Sep 8 2016 48 mins
    Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4
    Attackers are moving their focus from attacking the hardened network perimeter to attacking your users. This has made Ransomware and CEO Fraud incidents skyrocket, costing billions of dollars in losses. Join KnowBe4, a leader in Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing as we discuss the ransomware and CEO Fraud epidemics and proven methods of protecting your organization against these phishing-based attacks.
  • DarkReading Black Hat Interview with Stu Sjouwerman Recorded: Aug 15 2016 15 mins
    Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO of KnowBe4
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    Randy Luskey, Stu Sjouwerman, Dr. Christopher Pierson, Sam Masiello
    The FBI just issued a warning about a “dramatic” increase in CEO Email Scams. The Bureau estimates these scams have cost businesses more than $2.3 Billion in losses over the past three years. No matter how extensive your Security Awareness Training Program is, your company is vulnerable to these attacks. Employees are quick to act when a financial request comes from the CEO. What protocols do you have in place to make sure your team knows when an email is really coming from the C-Level? Join our panel to learn how to avoid falling victim to these phishing scams.
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    Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO of KnowBe4
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    Watch the video and learn how to:

    • Prepare in advance of a threat
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  • How Cyber Attackers Fool Your Employees – And How To Stop Them Recorded: Jun 27 2016 61 mins
    Michele Fincher, Chris Hadnagy, Stu Sjouwerman, Sara Peters
    Protecting your enterprise data is often referred to as a technology issue, but most cyber attacks begin by fooling a user into doing something, such as unknowingly downloading malware or giving up security credentials. This “social engineering” is the most common way that an online attacker will gain access to your business – and the hardest to defend against, because it exploits everyday human weaknesses, rather than technical vulnerabilities.

    How do attackers fool your employees via email, Web, phone, and onsite? What are some of the latest methods they use to trick users and employees into breaking security policy? And most importantly, what can your organization do to keep its employees from being taken in? In this informative Dark Reading webcast, top experts on social engineering will answer these questions and many more. You’ll learn about current social engineering methods and the “human” threats posed by online and physical attackers. You’ll also get insight on how your organization can train and test its users and employees to recognize and turn away these social engineering exploits – before they compromise your business.
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    KnowBe4
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  • Building an IT Security Awareness Program That Really Works Recorded: Jun 23 2016 60 mins
    Michael Osterman, Principal Osterman Research Inc. Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO KnowBe4, Inc. Sara Peters, Senior Editor D
    Most enterprises do some form of IT security awareness training for their end users – but not all of them do it well. Organizations of all types and sizes frequently fail to build programs that truly convince users to change their behavior – and keep enterprise data safe.

    In this eye-opening webcast, top experts on security training offer insights on what works in security awareness programs – and what doesn’t. You’ll get insights on how to build and deliver a curriculum that makes end users smarter about security – and prevents them from engaging in online practices that could put your corporate data at risk.
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    KnowBe4
    KnowBe4 delivers ‘new-school’ security awareness training combined with set-it-and-forget-it simulated phishing attacks for an extremely effective user education program.
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KnowBe4 is the world’s most popular integrated Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing platform. Realizing that the human element of security was being seriously neglected, KnowBe4 was created to help organizations manage the problem of social engineering, spear phishing, and ransomware attacks, through a comprehensive new-school awareness training approach. KnowBe4 trains employees to make smarter security decisions.

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