Security awareness training and simulated phishing organization recognized for hypergrowth
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has been named as the gold winner in the fastest growing cybersecurity company for between 500 to 999 employees category by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.
The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Winners are based on the strength of their nomination and the popular vote by members of the information security community.
“We’re honored to win another award for fastest growing cybersecurity company,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. “It solidifies the fact that we continue to experience a period of hypergrowth. The bad guys are not slowing down, and it’s our goal to equip as many organizations as possible with a new-school approach to help them manage the ongoing problem of social engineering.”
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 23,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by data and IT security expert Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, internationally recognized computer security expert and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design KnowBe4’s training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide trust KnowBe4 to mobilize their employees as their last line of defense.
Number 96 on the 2018 Inc. 500 list, #34 on 2018 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and #2 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in England, the Netherlands, Germany and offices in South Africa and Singapore.