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Wombat to Debut New Awareness Video Campaign Theme at SXSW

Posted by Gretel Egan on Mar 10, 2017 7:53:48 AM

Will you be in Austin, TX, over the coming week to attend SXSW 2017? If so, stop by to see us — and our new Awareness Video Campaign, “Don’t Let Thieves In” — in booth #410 at the Austin Convention Center from March 12 through March 14.

We first announced the addition of Awareness Video Campaigns to our Security Awareness Materials portfolio last month at RSA, where we unveiled our “Great Saves” theme. The terrific response prompted us to expand the offering as soon as possible.

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Awareness Video Campaigns Now Part of Our Security Awareness Training Portfolio

Posted by Gretel Egan on Feb 8, 2017 1:50:07 PM

On February 7, we were excited to announce the launch of our new Awareness Video Campaigns, an addition to our Security Awareness Materials portfolio that will help our customers raise awareness and keep cybersecurity top-of-mind for their employees. The videos and their companion posters and images were developed in direct response to an interactive discussion with attendees at our 2016 Wombat Wisdom Security Awareness and Training Conference.

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Where’s Wombat? Look for Us at Top Cybersecurity Events in 2017.

Posted by Gretel Egan on Jan 31, 2017 4:46:23 PM

As you plan your travels for 2017, we hope you will consider connecting with us at one or more of the industry events we’ll be attending this year.

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Wombat Thanks Customers, Industry for Record-Breaking 2016

Posted by Gretel Egan on Jan 27, 2017 9:20:00 AM

Earlier this week, we were excited to publicly announce some of the results related to our record-breaking 2016, and we wanted to take this opportunity to share the news with you, our loyal readers and subscribers.

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Put Less Emphasis on Phishing Trends, More Emphasis on Managing Risk

Posted by Gretel Egan on Jan 25, 2017 10:46:05 AM

As we indicated in our recent 2017 State of the Phish Report summary, we noticed some positive trends with regard to the reported volume of phishing attacks, and these trends coincided with the numbers noted in the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s Phishing Trends Report, 3rd Quarter 2016, which was released in late December. The APWG headlined its report summary with “Record Wave of Phishing Comes to an Ebb in Autumn 2016” and noted several key comparison metrics:

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