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A BLOG ABOUT CYBER SECURITY

Wombat Security is a leader in security awareness and training. Our blog covers the latest cyber security news, insights, and best practices. We arm infosec professionals with the knowledge and tools they need to improve end-user behaviors and reduce organizational risk.

Wombat News and Product Updates

GDPR Compliance Is 1 Year Away. Our Security Awareness Training Can Help You Prepare.

Posted by Gretel Egan on May 25, 2017 12:04:19 PM

On May 23, we announced the availability of a new security awareness training module that will help global organizations prepare their end users for compliance with a looming standard: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Wombat CEO Joe Ferrara Receives ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award

Posted by Gretel Egan on May 17, 2017 11:11:20 AM

We are proud to share that Joe Ferrara, Wombat President and CEO, was recently recognized as the “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Ferrara received the coveted Carnegie Science Award for leading Wombat’s mission to reduce security risk among organizations of all sizes through comprehensive cybersecurity awareness training programs. The formal awards celebration was held on Friday, May 12, at the Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Webinar: Evidence That Changing User Behaviors Reduces Cybersecurity Risks

Posted by Gretel Egan on May 5, 2017 12:42:19 PM

There should be no question in your mind that your end users’ behaviors are feeding into to your organization’s level of cybersecurity risk. But perhaps you’ve questioned whether security awareness training can truly move the dial on end-user risk reduction.

Question no more.

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Synchronize Swatches: Wombat Wisdom Security Awareness Conference Set for September

Posted by Gretel Egan on Apr 25, 2017 11:26:40 AM

Block off your calendars and cancel all other plans: our third annual Wombat Wisdom Security Awareness and Training Conference has been scheduled for September 13 and 14, 2017. We will once again welcome some of the brightest minds in cybersecurity to our beloved (and oft-applauded) hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, and dedicate two days to sharing the ideas, best practices, and concepts that drive effective and measurable security awareness training programs.

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Wombat Security Awareness Training Enables 89% Reduction in Susceptibility

Posted by Gretel Egan on Apr 19, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Last week, we were excited to share the results of our most recent customer case study, which explains how our security awareness training portfolio helped an employee benefits provider realize an 89% reduction in phishing susceptibility after consistent use of assessments and training.

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