Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Attacks/Breaches

11/19/2019
11:00 AM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases
50%
50%

NINJIO Introduces Security Awareness Training for SMBS

Company offers a subscription to animated micro-learning videos to help protect organizations with less than 100 employees from cyberattacks.

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 19, 2019)—As hackers become increasingly sinister and continue to target vulnerable subgroups, such as the elderly, young people, and small businesses who cannot necessarily afford full-time I.T. staff, cybersecurity awareness training company NINJIO has launched NINJIO SMB in order to attack the problem head-on. The industry-first solution makes NINJIO’s expansive library of Hollywood-style, animated micro-learning videos—currently used by some of the world’s largest companies—available through a month-to-month, subscription-based service.

According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 43 percent of cyberattacks target small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs). A recent survey by the U.S. Small Business Administration found that 88 percent of small business owners “felt their business was vulnerable to a cyberattack.” They’re right to be concerned: A report by the Better Business Bureau found that cyberattacks cost small businesses an average of almost $80,000 annually, and losses can range up to $1 million.

“93 percent of security breaches are caused by human error, and for small businesses these errors can literally cost them their livelihood,” remarked NINJIO founder and CEO, Zack Schuler. “After watching two friends nearly lose everything they’d worked for, one due to wire fraud and the other because of ransomware, I knew I had to do something. Developing an affordable, battle-tested solution geared toward smaller organizations—which may not otherwise have access to this necessary training—was the right move, and I believe it will prevent thousands of breaches in the future.”

The NINJIO SMB solution is aligned with the company’s commitment to helping organizations “take proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home and in the workplace,” a mandate also shared by the cybersecurity industry at large. Additionally, every organization that arms its employees with NINJIO’s Hollywood-style, micro-learning videos by purchasing NINJIO SMB, will also gain access to Friends and Family Use Rights for seven additional friends or family members.

Developed and co-produced by Hollywood writer and producer Bill Haynes, best known for CSI: NY and Hawaii Five-O, NINJIO SMB animated videos cover topic areas such as ransomware, business email compromise, and spearphishing. The solution is available as a month-to-month subscription, cancellable at any time.

About NINJIO

Los Angeles, California-based NINJIO is a cybersecurity awareness training company that empowers individuals and organizations to become defenders against cyberthreats. It was founded in July 2015 by I.T. services industry leader, Zack Schuler. Today, NINJIO creates 3 to 4 minute Hollywood-style micro-learning videos that teach organizations, employees, and families how not to get hacked. The company serves Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, and has changed the behavior of hundreds of thousands of people through engaging, emotionally-driven storytelling.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
44% of Security Threats Start in the Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/19/2020
Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data
Nick Selby, Chief Security Officer at Paxos Trust Company,  2/19/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
6 Emerging Cyber Threats That Enterprises Face in 2020
This Tech Digest gives an in-depth look at six emerging cyber threats that enterprises could face in 2020. Download your copy today!
Flash Poll
How Enterprises Are Developing and Maintaining Secure Applications
How Enterprises Are Developing and Maintaining Secure Applications
The concept of application security is well known, but application security testing and remediation processes remain unbalanced. Most organizations are confident in their approach to AppSec, although others seem to have no approach at all. Read this report to find out more.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-5162
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-25
An exploitable improper access control vulnerability exists in the iw_webs account settings functionality of the Moxa AWK-3131A firmware version 1.13. A specially crafted user name entry can cause the overwrite of an existing user account password, resulting in remote shell access to the device as t...
CVE-2019-5165
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-25
An exploitable authentication bypass vulnerability exists in the hostname processing of the Moxa AWK-3131A firmware version 1.13. A specially configured device hostname can cause the device to interpret select remote traffic as local traffic, resulting in a bypass of web authentication. An attacker ...
CVE-2020-9383
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-25
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.5.6. set_fdc in drivers/block/floppy.c leads to a wait_til_ready out-of-bounds read because the FDC index is not checked for errors before assigning it, aka CID-2e90ca68b0d2.
CVE-2019-5136
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-25
An exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the iw_console functionality of the Moxa AWK-3131A firmware version 1.13. A specially crafted menu selection string can cause an escape from the restricted console, resulting in system access as the root user. An attacker can send commands ...
CVE-2019-5137
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-25
The usage of hard-coded cryptographic keys within the ServiceAgent binary allows for the decryption of captured traffic across the network from or to the Moxa AWK-3131A firmware version 1.13.