Pittsburgh, PA – August 27, 2012–Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat) has been recognized as a finalist in the IT Training and Education Innovations category in the Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for its Security Training Platform product. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, case studies and successful deployments from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 during the 4th annual awards dinner and presentations.
Wombat’s comprehensive “Security Training Platform” enables info security professionals and administrators to tackle today’s most pressing cyber security issues including e-mail security, password management, social networking, smartphone/BYOD vulnerabilities, phishing and social engineering. Wombat’s training methodology is based upon learning science principles and includes employee mock attacks with brief embedded training, as well as a full complement of 10-minute software training modules which significantly reduce an organization’s susceptibility to cyber-attack. Reporting capabilities in the Platform provide both aggregate and individual data to guide follow-up training programs and show improved results over time.
“In a time when cyber security threats are escalating at an alarming rate, employees are quickly becoming the weakest link in the security chain and that must be addressed by all organizations as part of a holistic cyber security program,” said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat. “It’s an honor to be named a finalist by Golden Bridge Awards for this esteemed industry and peer recognition. These awards are a testament to Wombat’s commitment to help Fortune 500 companies effectively train their work force to tackle current cyber security threats.”
About the Golden Bridge Awards
Globee Awards from Silicon Valley are conferred in four 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 Products Guide’s World Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, innovations, public relations and marketing. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com
About Wombat Security Technologies
Wombat is an innovator in helping organizations combat cyber security attacks with uniquely effective software-based security awareness training solutions. Wombat’s training methodology is based upon learning science principles and includes employee mock attacks with brief embedded training, as well as a full complement of 10-minute software training modules which significantly reduce an organization’s susceptibility to cyber-attack. Wombat is helping Fortune 500 customers, large government agencies and small to medium businesses in segments such as finance, banking, higher education, insurance, and consumer packaged goods strengthen their cyber security defenses. For more information visit www.wombatsecurity.com or contact Lorraine Kauffman-Hall at 704-882-0443 or firstname.lastname@example.org.