New strategic partnership provides fresh
materials to grow KnowBe4’s library of content
KnowBe4, the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has entered into a strategic partnership with Twist & Shout, creators of highly informative security videos with a humorous bent, on their renown Restricted Intelligence series. The videos cover a wide range of social engineering tactics employed by cyber criminals, including six modules are now available to KnowBe4 customers as part of its diamond-level package.
“I’ve been a fan of Twist & Shout’s content for several years now,” said Perry Carpenter, chief evangelist and strategy officer. “They have a 25-year proven track record of creating high-quality videos that are funny, relevant and relatable, while containing just the right amount of information. Most importantly, their videos create fan behavior, where the end-users actually want more and look forward to each installment. Bringing in this type of content through this strategic partnership is a further demonstration of KnowBe4’s dedication to surpassing customer expectations globally.”
“As pioneers in the use of entertainment for employee awareness and behavioral change, we are thrilled to be a part of KnowBe4’s family of content providers,” said Jim Shields, creative director, Twist & Shout Communications. “Between us, there’s very little we don’t know about the power of storytelling to engage people on a global scale. Twist & Shout’s partnership with KnowBe4 will give our fun, unique content a wider audience and bring a broadcast TV experience to this incredible platform.”
Given the continued proliferation of security threats from social engineering, security awareness training is crucial as it gives organizations that needed last line of defense, the human. As the maturity of an organization's security awareness program can vary, it's crucial to provide a variety of training modules for maximum effectiveness. By offering KnowBe4 customers more materials, the organization is upholding its commitment to remain the leading provider of world class content with the largest library of security awareness training.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 20,000 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. Thousands of organizations trust KnowBe4 to mobilize their end-users as the last line of corporate IT defense.
Number 96 on the 2018 Inc. 500 list, #70 on 2017 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.
About Twist and Shout
Twist & Shout Media makes fun out of Information Security. Seriously. After 25 years running a successful independent film production company, we’ve learned a thing or two about what makes people tick. We’ve created security awareness campaigns for Barclays, Intel, Sony, Warner Bros, Symantec, Verizon and Estee Lauder – among many others. Five years ago we created “Restricted Intelligence” – the world’s first sitcom about information security, now used worldwide by some of the biggest brands on the planet. This universe has expanded to include entire series covering Privacy, HIPAA Compliance and Business Ethics. Our campaigns have won awards in both the security industry and the creative communications world.