Holiday kit to provide time-sensitive, no-cost resources to stay safe online
Tampa Bay, FL, Nov. 17, 2020 — KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it released a multifaceted tool kit with new resources for the holiday season.
This tool kit aims to protect users through the hectic cyber world that flourishes around the holidays. These resources will teach people about some of the most common holiday scams to watch out for and how to implement best practices to avoid falling victim to them.
“With COVID-19 still hanging around, people will be more likely to spend time online during the holidays this year, doing more of their shopping online and connecting with friends and family virtually,” Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. “More people online mean even more opportunities for the bad guys to launch social engineering attacks that take advantage of unsuspecting end users. This kit is full of resources to help teach people about the types of scams to look out for online, especially during the holiday season.”
Some of the featured holiday kit resources include:
- On-Demand Webinar: Lessons Learned: An IT Pro’s Experience Building His Last Line of Defense, by Erich Kron, CISSP, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4
- White Paper: “The 2020 Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report”
- Training Video: “Stay Safe for the Holidays”
- “Holiday Scams to Avoid” Video
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 35,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end-users as the last line of defense.