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Stu Sjouwerman

Stu Sjouwerman

Stu Sjouwerman is the founder and CEO of KnowBe4, a developer of security awareness training and simulated phishing platforms, with over 56,000 customers and over 45 million users. He was co-founder of Sunbelt Software, the anti-malware software company acquired in 2010. He is the author of four books, including “Cyberheist: The Biggest Financial Threat Facing American Businesses.”


Stu Sjouwerman is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn.
Stu Sjouwerman, CEO at KnowBe4
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A Year of Armed Conflict: Lessons to Be Learned for Cybersecurity

The world has suffered witness to the Russia-Ukraine war for over a year now. One of the biggest revelations is that the war isn't just happening on land, air, or sea, but it’s also quietly raging on in cyberspace. Ukraine’s top cybersecurity agency, the State Service of Special Communications and...
CEO Insider

Why Cyber Attacks On Identities Are On The Rise

Organizations are witnessing a record wave of cyber-attacks and whether it’s data breaches, ransomware attacks, fraud or espionage, a common theme seems to be emerging -- threat actors are increasingly targeting identities instead of targeting systems.  Per the Identity Defined Security Alliance’s (IDSA) latest report, 84% of organizations have experienced...
CEO Insider

5 Ways Fake News is Amplifying Phishing and Fraud

The threat of phishing scams and online fraud is ever present. It can be challenging to identify common scams, while carefully planned and targeted spear-phishing attacks are growing more sophisticated every day. The prevalence of fake news and deliberate disinformation, the intentional spreading of false content, across social media is...