wombatsecurity | August 20, 2012

Wombat Security Technologies to Host Second Free Webinar in Popular Security Awareness and Training Series

Rebecca Herold, renowned information security author and instructor, to share her expertise on developing measurable security awareness and training programs.

Pittsburgh, PA – August 20, 2012 –Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat), a leading provider of cyber security awareness and training solutions, today announced it will be hosting the second in a series of webinars in conjunction with Cyber Security Awareness Month to help companies improve their security stance against current cyber security threats.

Here’s what one security professional attendee had to say about the first webinar,“The combination of background, overview, and practical recommended actions was very “Wow”, and especially with great speakers who engaged and entertained the audience. I’m looking forward to the other two in the series.”

This week’s webinar titled “Security Training without measurement is like a Wombat without fur… It’s not pretty” will be held Wednesday, August 22nd at 11:00am ET and features Rebecca Herold, a well-known information privacy, security and compliance consultant, author and instructor. Ms. Herold will share her expertise on creating and planning security awareness training programs that enable companies to measure their effectiveness. Click here to register.

The third and final presentation in Wombat’s Security Awareness and Training webinar series will be held on September 6, at 11:00am ET and is titled “A measurably effective Enterprise Training solution… in a burrow near you.” It features Dr. Jason Hong, CTO and co-founder of Wombat Security Technologies and faculty member of Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science department, and Ralph Massaro who will summarize the principles for effective security awareness training in order to help organizations start building a successful program that can be measured. This presentation will demonstrate solutions that info security professionals can implement today to jumpstart their program. Interested participants can click here to register.

If you missed the first webinar held on August 9, 11:00am ET: “Cyber Security – It’s about the people! Heighten their senses to cyber-attack,” send an email to abaker(at)wombatsecurity(dot)com to get a link to the replay.

For more information about Wombat’s Prep for Security Awareness Training Month webinar series, please contact Amy Baker at 412-621-1484 or abaker(at)wombatsecurity(dot)com.

About Wombat Security Technologies

Wombat is a pioneer in end user cyber security awareness training and assessments. With customers across North America, Europe, and Asia, Wombat Security Technologies provides a comprehensive and effective suite of cyber security training and assessment solutions. Wombat also offers an anti-phishing filter that has been shown to be significantly more effective than the most popular anti-spam filters when it comes to catching phishing attacks, including zero-hour attacks. Wombat’s products have been licensed for use in sectors as diverse as finance, government, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing and technology. For more information visit https://wombatsecurity.wpengine.com or contact Lorraine Kauffman-Hall at 704-882-0443, lhall(at)attainmarketing(dot)com.