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KnowBe4 Selected as an Excellence Award Winner for the SC Awards 2021

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KnowBe4 is recognized in the Best IT Security-Related Training Program category

TAMPA BAY, Fla., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that it is the winner in the Best IT Security-Related Training Program category for the SC Awards 2021.

Now in its 25th year, 2021's SC Awards were the most competitive yet, with a record 579 entries. Winners in the Excellence Award category were selected by a panel of IT security experts from both the private and public sector. During the judging process, each finalist went through a rigorous evaluation that included in-depth analysis, analyst reports and/or product reviews. After a thorough and comprehensive analysis of each finalist's strengths, KnowBe4 was chosen as the winner of an Excellence Award in the Best IT Security-Related Training Program category.

"The SC Awards are some of the best known and well respected in the cybersecurity industry," said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. "It is an honor to be selected as the winner for the Best IT Security-Related Training Program category this year thanks to our huge library of always-fresh, high-quality training content. The bad guys are not slowing down, which is why it is more important than ever to focus on the human layer in the cybersecurity by properly training end users."

"Events of the last year shined a bright spotlight on security gaps, which in turn provided opportunity for the vendor community. But it also serves as a litmus test, demonstrating which were nimble enough to handle increased demand, which were willing to rethink product roadmaps to serve customers. Winners of our Excellence Awards excelled despite these unprecedented challenges," said Jill Aitoro, editor in chief of SC Media.

About KnowBe4
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 the last line of defense.

About SC Media
SC Media is the essential resource for cybersecurity professionals, keeping them up to date on vital developments and focusing on their most important concerns. Whether practitioners or leaders, technologists or executives, people who care about cybersecurity turn to SC Media, every day and throughout the day, to stay informed and gain insight into the complex issues that matter in their strategic and technology decision-making. As CyberRisk Alliance's gateway resource, SC Media taps into an authoritative community of thinkers and innovators to provide a full range of relevant and useful content, including exclusive market research and data, opinion and perspective, independent product reviews, compelling in-person and virtual learning, and much more.

About CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) was formed to help cybersecurity professionals face the challenges that threaten the success and prosperity of their organizations. We provide business intelligence and information services to help our growing community build effective strategies and make smart decisions, and innovative marketing solutions to galvanize an efficient marketplace. Most of all, we work to engage the entire cyber community and lift the success of all industry professionals.

Media Contact

Amanda Tarantino, KnowBe4, 7277484221, amandat@knowbe4.com