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About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, is the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, and is used by more than 60,000 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.

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How To Contact Us

KnowBe4 often receives inquiries from the media and gladly accepts requests for interviews, commentary, permission to reuse content, etc. For any requests not covered in this section, please contact us directly at PR 'at' KnowBe4.com. 

KnowBe4 has a global PR team of agencies. 

Agencies of record:

  • United States and/or United Kingdom: Eskenzi PR
  • Germany: Kafka Kommunikation
  • Netherlands: Whizpr
  • Nordics: Digital PR
  • South Africa: Red Ribbon Communication
  • Australia: Bench PR
  • Japan: M&L
  • France: Cymbioz
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Awards Showcase & Industry Recognition

Accolades for our products and services

2023

• Energage Top Workplaces USA Award 2023 #1
• TrustRadius “Winter Best Of” Awards – Best Feature Set, Best Relationship and Best Value
• UK's Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing
• CRN Channel Chief – Tony Jennings
• G2 Best Global Software Companies
• G2 Best of Security Products – PhishER
• CRN Security 100
• Best Workplaces in Berlin and Brandenburg by Great Place to Work Deutschland #8
• Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace #1
• CRN Partner Program Guide – 5-Star Rating
• Excellence in Customer Service Award Executive of the Year
• TrustRadius G2 Grid Spring 2023 #1 Leader for SOAR and Security Awareness Training platform
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Workplace #1
• UK’s Best Workplaces™ by Great Place to Work
• Globee Awards for Sales, Marketing, Service and Operations
• OnCon Icon Awards- Alicia Dietzen and Drew Graef
• CRN’s 2023 Women of the Channel Honors- Kirsten Esposito, Meredith Cook, Cindy Dunphy and Mandi Solone
• TrustRadius G2 Grid Summer 2023 Report for SOAR and Security Awareness Training platform
• Most Loved Workplace
• Top Workplaces for Technology Award #1
• Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials List
• UK Best Workplace™ for Women
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Fast 50
• Tech Cares Award From TrustRadius
• SC Awards for Best IT Security-Related Training Program
• Silver Telly Award for “The Inside Man” series
• Best Workplaces in Asia by Great Place To Work
• Best Workplaces in Technology List by Fortune Media and Great Place To Work
• Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
• TrustRadius G2 Grid Fall 2023 #1 Leader for SOAR and Security Awareness Training platform

 

2022

• TrustRadius Awards – Best Feature Set, Best Relationship and Best Value
• Mogul's Top 100 DEI Leaders Award – Erika Lance
• Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner – Stu for CEO of the Year and Gold Winner - Javvad for Blogger of the Year
• Energage #1 Top Workplace USA 2022
• OnCon Top 10 Corporate Counsel - Alicia Dietzen
• Florida Venture – Venture Backed Company of the Year
• DoD Above and Beyond Award
• Stevie Awards – Brittany Scott 2022 Woman of the Year in Sales Bronze Award
• Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace #1 Large Category
• Great Place to Work UK’s Best Workplaces list
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Best Workplace #4
• CRN Women of the Channel – Kirsten Esposito and Meredith Cook
• CRN Power 100 – Sara Valtin
• TrustRadius Top Rated
• Global InfoSec Awards – Company of the Year, CEO of the Year and Market Leader for Security Awareness Training
• Tampa Bay Business Journal CIO of the Year (honoree)- Colin Murphy
• Aetna Workplace Wellbeing Making a Difference Award- Gold Winner
• Florida Trend’s Top 100 Best Companies #7
• Fortune Best Medium Workplaces #11
• Gold Stevie Awards For Great Employers
• eSecurity Planet’s Cybersecurity Product Awards- Best Security Awareness Training
• PEOPLE Companies that Care #51
• Fortune Best Workplaces in Technology #7
• Sustainability Leadership Award
• Expert Insights- Best-Of Phishing Simulation
• Expert Insights- Best-Of Security Awareness Training
• UK’s Best Workplace in Tech
• Fortune Best Workplaces for Women #15
• TrustRadius Tech Cares Award
• Newsweek Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
• Mogul, Inc. Top 100 Leader in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging- Chelly Conley
• TrustRadius' Best Software List
• Singapore Best Workplaces in Technology #2
• Best Workplaces by Great Place To Work Singapore #3
• Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Fastest-Growing Company in North America #488
• Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT
• #GirlsClub Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work #2
• Mogul’s Top 100 Companies with Inclusive Benefits

 

2021

• Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius
• FISSEA - Best Cybersecurity Blog
• Expert Insights - Best-Of Security Awareness Training
• Expert Insights - Best-Of Phishing Simulation and Testing
• Security Insider Reader's Choice (Germany)
• Mogul Top 100 Workplaces for D&I Initiatives
• Fortune Best Small & Medium Workplaces #8
• Business Observer 40 Under 40 - Alicia Dietzen
• Computerworld and Insider Pro Top Workplace #3 Small Category
• Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials #13
• Aetna Workplace Well-being Award as a Silver Winner
• FISSEA Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Innovator Award - Stu Sjouwerman
• Glassdoor Top CEO Award - Stu Sjouwerman
• Telly Awards 2021
• Vega Digital Award 2021
• ACC Top 30-Somethings - Alicia Dietzen
• OnCon Top 25 Information Security Vendor Award
• Inc Best Workplace List
• TrustRadius Top Rated 2021
• CRN Women of the Channel - Kirsten Esposito
• CRN Security 100 Women - Sara Valtin
• Cyber Defense Magazine Top Women in Cybersecurity - Anna Collard
• Cyber Defense Magazine Market Leader in Cybersecurity Training
• Cyber Defense Magazine Market Leader in Anti-Phishing
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Best Workplace #2
• SC Awards US Best IT Security-Related Training
• Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2021 #16
• Energage Top Workplace #3
• Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace #2
• TrustRadius Awards - #1 Support, #1 Usability and #2 Feature Set
• Stevie Awards - Brittany Scott
• CRN Channel Chiefs - Tony Jennings
• Oncon Icon Award - Human Resources Professional of the Year - Erika Lance
• Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice distinctions in five categories (Large Enterprise, Midsize Enterprise, Industry Services, Asia/Pacific, and North America)
• University of San Diego Top 100 Cybersecurity Companies #2

 

2020

• Network Computing Award for Education and Training Provider of the Year
• Channel Vision Award
• Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials
• Cybersecurity Breakthrough Award for Security Awareness Training Platform of the Year
• Inc. 500 #422
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Workplace #2
• EdTech Awards -- CEO Stu Sjouwerman for Leadership Award and Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training for Security Solution Award
• Computerworld Top Workplace in IT
• Florida Trends Best Companies to Work for in Florida
• G2 Best Software Company and 5 additional awards for leadership, best results, best relationship, best usability and most implementable
• CRN Women of the Channel
• KnowBe4’s “The Inside Man” Series Wins a Silver Telly Award
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Corporate Counsel
• Channel Chiefs 2020
• Cyber Defense Infosec Award
• Innovations Throughout Africa – Women in Tech
• Inc. 2020 Best Workplaces
• Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace #1

 

2019

• Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training – A Leader, Highest and Furthest Overall Position
  for Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision
• Inc. 500 #161
• SC Awards 2019 Names KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman a Top Executive Leader of the Last 30 Years
• Network Computing Awards UK Security Training and Consultancy Provider of the Year
• Inc. Magazine Top Workplace
• Excellence in Customer Service Executive of the Year
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Workplace #2
• Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace #1
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Corporate Counsel
• Cyber Security Excellence Award Gold Winner for Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company
• CRN Channel Chief
• Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Computer-Based Training Software
• Fortune Best Place to Work #1 in Small and Medium Business Category

 

2018

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training - A Leader
• Inc. 500 #96
• Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials #60
• Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500 #2
• Tampa Bay Business Journal - Fast 50 #2
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Best Place to Work (Extra Large Category)
• JMP Super 70
• Business Observer Top 500 #141

 

2017

• 2017 North American Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Platform Customer Value Leadership Award
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training - A Leader
• Inc. 500 #231
• Deloitte Technology Fast 500 #70
• Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500 #6
• Tampa Bay Business Journal – Fast 50 #3
• Tampa Bay Times – Best Place to Work in Tampa Bay
• Tampa Bay Business Journal Best Place to Work – (Nearly big 100+) and Best Overall
• CEO Stu Sjouwerman EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
• #3 Ranked of the 153 Best Company Cultures in America 2017 Entrepreneur magazine (Nearly big 100+)
• Gold Winner, Security Training and Educational Programs from Info Security Products Guide
• Silver Winner, Fastest Growing Security Company of the Year from Info Security Products Guide

 

2016

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training - A Challenger
• Inc. 500 #139
• Deloitte Technology Fast 500 #50
• Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500 #220
• Tampa Bay Times Best Place to Work – Small companies 50-149 employees
• Black Book Highest Ranked Vendor Security Related Training Programs (given at InfoSec 2016)

 

2015

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training - A Niche Player

 

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