CADRE TO PARTNER WITH KNOWBE4 FOR SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING
CINCINNATI, OH - December 18, 2017 - Cadre Information Security, the leading provider of information security solutions, has chosen KnowBe4 Inc. as a partner to deliver its best-in-class security awareness training and simulated phishing. Cadre chose KnowBe4 as they have amassed the world’s largest library of security awareness training content. Their content, combined with their automated Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) delivery options and multi-lingual support, complements Cadre’s existing security awareness practice. The partnership with KnowBe4 will allow Cadre to offer enterprise customers scalability at a global level.
“Security awareness is increasingly important in today’s digital world. There is a tremendous need for companies both large and small to protect themselves against cyber threats,” remarked Chairman and CEO of Cadre, Sandy Laney. “We want to ensure our customers stay protected and compliant while also empowering their employees to be the human firewall.”
“We are very pleased to be working with Cadre and are excited to bring our growing library of security awareness training modules to their customers,” said Donna Turgeon, KnowBe4’s Senior VP Channel Global. “Our objective is to help organizations enable their employees to make better security decisions and leverage them as last line of defense.”
91% of data breaches are caused by phishing attacks. Add to that ransomware and CEO fraud (also called Business Email Compromise or BEC), organizations are being barraged with social engineering attacks. These types of attacks focus on individuals who are targeted by cyber criminals. New-school security awareness training mitigated these threats effectively reducing an organization’s risk.
Cadre is a WBE-certified network and information security solutions provider that serves large and medium sized firms. Widely recognized as a pioneer in the security industry, Cadre delivers value through superior customer service, advanced engineering and a resolute focus on design, assessment, installation, training, and support of information security systems. All over the world, clients rely on Cadre to provide guidance and technical expertise on compliance, controlling technical risks, and achieving security goals. For more information, visit: www.cadre.net, follow us on Twitter, or follow our LinkedIn page.
KnowBe4, provider of the world’s most popular integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 14,500 organizations worldwide. Founded by data- and IT-security expert Stu Sjouwerman, with backing from Elephant Partners and Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, internationally recognized computer-security expert and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design KnowBe4’s training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Thousands of organizations leverage KnowBe4 to train their workforce to make smarter security decisions and create a human firewall as an effective last line of defense.
KnowBe4 is ranked #231 on the 2017 Inc. 500 list, #70 on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 and #6 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in London and Amsterdam. For more info, visit http://www.knowbe4.com and follow Stu on Twitter at @StuAllard.