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KnowBe4 Provides World’s Largest Security Awareness Training And Simulated Phishing Platform

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Below is our recent interview with Mary Keegan, Talent Brand Communications Manager at KnowBe4:

Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?

A: KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 50,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as their last line of defense.

Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?

A: We are proud that KnowBe4 has been recognized as a top workplace for millennials for five consecutive years! When it comes to growth and opportunities, of the 62.68% of KnowBe4’s workforce that makes up millennials, 27.14% of them have been promoted in the last year. In addition, 96% of our employees say that we’re a great place to work!

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Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?

A: KnowBe4 is the world’s largest integrated platform for security awareness training combined with simulated phishing attacks. The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly and intuitive. It was built to scale for busy IT pros that have 16 other fires to put out. Our goal was to design the most powerful, yet easy-to-use platform available. Customers of all sizes can get the KnowBe4 platform deployed into production twice as fast as our competitors. Our Customer Success team gets you going in no time, without the need for consulting hours.

Q: What can we expect from your company in the next 6 months? What are your plans?

KnowBe4 is continuing to grow across the globe! We have expanded from our headquarters in Florida, United States into 11 other countries: the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, India, South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Japan, and Brazil. Each of our offices around the world has its own unique work environment that combines KnowBe4’s company culture with the country’s local culture. No matter which office is near you, you will find fun, spirited, and productive free thinkers who are all working as part of a global team to help solve the problem of social engineering.

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Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?

A: At KnowBe4, we have an incredible company culture that values radical transparency, extreme ownership, personal and professional growth, and diversity while also striving to ensure work is always fun. Every day at KnowBe4 is filled with celebrations, both big and small. Birthdays, sales goals, and company milestones are all reasons to celebrate and we celebrate big. There are always streamers, party horns, and applause sounding around the offices and special events call for special celebrations, such as trips to local theme parks. Even while working remotely, we are continuing to bring our amazing company culture to all the Knowsters virtually.

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