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KnowBe4 takes over CLTRe as a measure to expand security portfolio

KnowBe4, a provider of security awareness training (SAT) and simulated phishing platform, has announced the acquisition of CLTRe - pronounced “Culture”- a Norwegian company focused on helping organisations assess, build, maintain and measure a strong security posture. CLTRe will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of KnowBe4, and service customers globally. CLTRe’s Toolkit and Security Culture Framework will be available to all KnowBe4 customers later this year. C...

KnowBe4’s intuitive KCM GRC management platform ensures effective vendor risk management

According to a recent survey of more than 1,000 U.S. and U.K.-based CISOs by the Ponemon Institute, 59 per cent of companies said they have experienced a data breach caused by one of their vendors or third parties. With large organisations today having upwards of 100,000 third-party vendors to manage, and small organisations having a significant sub-set of that, managing third-party vendor risk is an important part of an organisation’s overall cyber-health. KnowBe4, the provider of the wo...

KnowBe4 security awareness training helps firms improve security culture and lower cyber security risks

KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced the results of an independent survey, which found that an overwhelming majority of corporations – 96% – say security awareness training improved their corporate security culture. Further, an 86% majority of respondents say the training lowers the overall risk posed by cyber security scams. These are the findings of the KnowBe4 2018 Security Awareness Training Deploym...

KnowBe4 2014 study: 51% of IT Managers find security harder to maintain as compared to 2013

Sjouwerman emphasises the importance of educating employees to recognise potential network security threats 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 the numerous internal and external threats that safeguard their systems and networks. Acco...