wombatsecurity | March 03, 2015

Wombat Security Technologies Named Finalist in Two Categories for Coveted Info Security Product Guide's 11th Annual 2015 Global Excellence Awards

Wombat’s Uniquely Effective Security Awareness Training Solution are Key to Changing Employee Behavior In the Face of Increasing Cyber Attacks

Pittsburgh, PA – March 3, 2015 Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat), a leading provider of cyber security awareness and training solutions, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named the Company a finalist for the 11th Annual 2015 Global Excellence Awards in two categories: Best Security Training and Educational Program and Customer Service Department of the Year.  These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, groundbreaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.  Winners will be honored in San Francisco on April 20, 2015 during the annual awards dinner and presentation.

“Wombat continues to extend its leadership position in Security Education by offering the markets first integrated mock attack and holistic training solution for CSO’s and other Information Security Technology professionals. It enables them to leverage the most innovative solution for training that engages employees as the last line of defense against cyber-attacks at work and at home,” said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security technologies.  “We are especially proud to be acknowledged by Info Security Products Guide as an industry player whose security training programs deliver measurable risk reduction to our growing customer base.”

Wombat’s Security Education Platform gives CSO’s access to knowledge assessments, mock attacks, interactive training, awareness materials, and comprehensive reporting features. Customers can use Wombat’s integrated software platform to guide what education to deploy, and when and to whom to deploy it, reviewing results at every step to gauge knowledge improvement and tailor future efforts.

Wombat has deep roots in the Security Awareness and Training Market, and is a recognized authority, having recently been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, the Gold winner of the 2014 Global Excellence Awards in Tomorrow’s Technology Today for its Security Training Platform and Bronze winner in the New Product category for its CyberStrength® Security Awareness assessment product. In addition, Wombat and Aberdeen Group have recently released a new study on security awareness training titled "The Last Mile in IT Security: Changing User Behavior."

For more information about Wombat Security Technologies and its award winning products, please visit www.wombatsecurity.com.

About Info Security Products Guide

SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in 10 annual award programs: The Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer World Awards, CEO World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, The Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Women World Awards, PR World Awards, and Pillar Employee Recognitions World Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including the people, products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit http://www.svusawards.com.

About Wombat Security Technologies

Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior.  Their SaaS cyber security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat's solutions help organizations reduce successful phishing attacks and malware infections up to 90%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 and Global 500 customers in industry segments such as finance, technology, banking, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses.

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