The partnership continues KnowBe4’s growth of the world’s largest library of always-fresh training content.
KnowBe4, the world’s most popular security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has partnered with AwareGO, makers of short and succinct, high-quality training videos that tackle today’s security subjects head on. The videos cover a wide range of social engineering tactics employed by cybercriminals such as phishing, password handling, shoulder surfing, CEO fraud, Wi-Fi security and more. Twenty-four modules are now available to KnowBe4 customers as part of its Diamond-level package.
AwareGO’s CEO Ragnar Sigurdsson said, “We are pleased to partner with the world’s largest security awareness training company to bring our content to a broad base of users. Our content appeals to those with shorter attention spans or very limited time requirements and reinforces key security messages for organizations of any size.”
“AwareGO's short and 'to the point' videos are already being used in some of the most forward-thinking and diverse security awareness programs globally,” said Perry Carpenter, KnowBe4’s chief evangelist & strategy officer. “Our partnership with AwareGO is a great example of our commitment to deliver customers with a wide variety of content formats, styles, and lengths.”
With the continued flood of security threats such as the recent Meltdown and Spectre hardware issues, security awareness training is extremely important as it gives organizations that needed last line of defense, the human.
AwareGO was founded in Iceland in 2007 by Ragnar Sigurdsson, his background lies within academic teaching, penetration testing within corporations that later evolved into making short, easy digestible material for busy employees in small to enterprise-level organizations.
KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 15,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by data- and IT-security expert Stu Sjouwerman, with backing from Elephant Partners and Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, 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. Thousands of organizations leverage KnowBe4 to enable their workforce to make smarter security decisions and create a human firewall as an effective last line of defense.
KnowBe4 is ranked #231 on the 2017 Inc. 500 list, #70 on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 and #6 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in London and Amsterdam. For more info, visit http://www.knowbe4.com and follow Stu on Twitter at @StuAllard.