wombatsecurity | February 09, 2016

Wombat Security Expands Channel Partner Program

Enhanced program provides partners with sales, marketing and technical support to tap growing security education market

Pittsburgh, PA – February 09, 2016 Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat) today announced the expansion of its Channel Partner Program, which will now include access to market development funds, training, and other access support tools through a Channel Partner portal. Wombat’s expanded Channel Partner Program will allow IT security solution providers to offer Wombat’s comprehensive assessment and training solutions to their prospective customers globally. The expanded Channel Partner Program also offers sales, marketing, and technical support to partners.

As demand for security awareness training continues to accelerate, the channel program has evolved to feature a flexible, tiered structure that enables providers to engage at a level that is suitable to them. This tiered approach ensures close collaboration and supports an easy, cloud-based deployment of Wombat’s platform.

“We’ve found that more organizations are looking for security awareness training programs as cyber breaches continue to make headlines,” said Rob Atherton, Vice President of Worldwide Channels & Business Development at Wombat. “Based on our research, more than 50 percent of enterprises have yet to leverage security education as a vital piece of their security defenses.  We are actively looking for partners that are willing to co-market with us to serve this significant market and help companies put in place comprehensive security education training to defend again highly sophisticated attacks.”

Since the launch of Wombat’s channel partner program in 2012, the company has focused on building strong partnerships with industry leaders to bring cyber security training solutions to organizations that include Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 customers. Wombat is currently in a market leadership position with over 100 percent growth during the past three years.

Wombat’s security education products and advanced endpoint threat detection and response solutions allow organizations to remediate human risk by training end users. The enhanced Channel Partner Program will allow Wombat to expand its reach and deliver innovative assessment and training solutions.

For more information about Wombat’s Channel Partner Program, please visit www.wombatsecurity.com/partners.

Awards and Recognition

Gartner recognized Wombat for the second year in a row as the clear leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Vendors. In addition, independent research by Ponemon Institute and the Aberdeen Group found that Wombat’s Continuous Training Methodology has produced up to a 50x ROI as well as 60% reduction in enterprise risk.

About Wombat Security Technologies
Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Their SaaS-based 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, recognized by Gartner as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Vendors, is helping Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 customers in industry segments such as finance and banking, energy, technology, higher education, retail and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses.

Susan Mackowiak
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