KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has awarded Stetson Law student Celine Rodriguez with its inaugural Cybersecurity Law Scholarship for $5,000.
Criteria for the scholarship is merit-based on a number of factors, including: a class rank in the top 25% of their class or a minimum GPA of 3.25 GPA; a strong extracurricular resume; and an undergraduate degree in a technical field and/or enrollment in Stetson University College of Law’s (SUCOL’s) Cybersecurity Law Program or related courses. The scholarship is open to both full-time and part-time students enrolled at SUCOL.
“We are pleased to have selected our very first, deserving recipient of the KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Law Scholarship,” said Alicia Dietzen, general counsel, KnowBe4. “Given the growing importance of our industry, investing in the next generation of legal professionals – and increasing awareness of the cybersecurity field – is paramount to KnowBe4. Partnerships like these truly show SUCOL’s dedication to being at the forefront of emerging areas of the law and supporting the future of the legal profession.”
Rodriguez is currently a candidate for her Juris Doctorate at Stetson University College of Law. She is a certified privacy compliance consultant and holds the CIPM and CIPP/US certifications.
“I am honored to be a Knowbe4 scholarship recipient,” said Rodriguez. “KnowBe4's support helps me to attend Stetson University College of Law without additional financial stress. Receiving this scholarship brings me one step closer to my career aspirations in privacy and cybersecurity law. It inspires me to pursue additional cybersecurity certifications and classes as I continue to advance in my studies.”
In 2020, KnowBe4 made a $250,000 donation to SUCOL. For more information on the KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Law Scholarship, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 37,000 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.