KnowBe4 Wins Second Consecutive Award in Annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Program

KnowBe4 Recognized as “Security Awareness Training Platform of the Year”

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that it has been named the winner for the second consecutive year of the “Security Awareness Training Platform of the Year” award in the fourth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award 2020

KnowBe4 is known for its security awareness training platform and its Learner Experience (LX) now has a new Learner Dashboard that provides a comprehensive display of a learner’s training activities and simulated phishing test results. KnowBe4 platform administrators can also choose to enable phishing, risk and gamification options for the tiles they want to include. As part of the KnowBe4 LX interface, language localization options extend to the Learner Dashboard and are available in 25+ languages.

“Employees are consistently bombarded with sophisticated social engineering and phishing attacks and there is a very clear need for a comprehensive approach for organizations to effectively manage this problem and protect their employees and their organizations,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. “With over 1,187 pieces of education and training content, 288 interactive training modules, 403 video modules and over 5,000 phishing templates, KnowBe4 is delivering fresh security awareness training content that’s updated each week. This back-to-back recognition in the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is a strong testament to our success and momentum in the space.”

The mission of the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories, including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Email Security and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,750 nominations from over 20 different countries throughout the world.

“KnowBe4 has built the world's largest library of security awareness training content to help combat the growing threat of social engineering, empowering organizations to better protect themselves and their employees against threats like phishing and ransomware,” said James Johnson, managing director, CyberSecurity Breakthrough. “As cyber threats evolve and grow daily, building a team’s security knowledge and overall security culture is the most critical component of cybersecurity planning, and KnowBe4 is a pioneering leader in driving this culture with a powerful security awareness training platform that breaks through the crowded cybersecurity landscape.”

About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 35,000 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.

About CyberSecurity Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit


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