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Stu Sjouwerman

Stu Sjouwerman

Stu Sjouwerman is founder and CEO of KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform used by more than 65,000 organizations around the globe. 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.”


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Investing in Security Awareness Training Arms Employees as the Last Line of Defense Against Cyberattacks

Astonishingly, 90% of cyberattacks start with a phishing email, making your employees the last line of defense in this battleground. Updated findings from annual surveys conducted by IBM and Verizon indicate a growing frequency and intensity in cyberattacks that include ransomware extortion, CEO fraud, investment scams and false impersonations. A staggering 74% of data breaches involve a human element, transforming employees...
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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...
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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...