10/25/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/25/2021 00:01
IT-Award for the Security Awareness category in Platinum
KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, received the IT-Award for Security Awareness in the Platinum category from Vogel IT Editorial in Augsburg, Germany, on October 21st during a remote gala event. It was the second time that KnowBe4 could possibly win in that category because it was introduced in 2020, this time it was Platin and in 2020 it was Gold.
"Receiving a reader's choice award from Security Insider is truly special because it comes from our customers and cybersecurity professionals alike throughout Germany," said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. "KnowBe4 was selected as the winner in the category "security awareness", which exemplifies our position as a top-rated security awareness provider in the industry. We look forward to helping even more organizations throughout Germany and the entire EMEA region build a stronger human firewall."
The IT-Awards have been hosted since 2015. This year, the company could set a new record with 63,000 readers voting for the Awards. More about the Awards here: https://www.security-insider.de/wer-ist-ihr-security-anbieter-hersteller-des-jahres-a-1067213/
KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 41,000 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 their last line of defense.