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TMCNet:  Wombat Security Adds Security Awareness Materials to Provide One Stop Shopping for Cyber Security Education

[March 25, 2014]

Wombat Security Adds Security Awareness Materials to Provide One Stop Shopping for Cyber Security Education

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) PITTSBURGH, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/25/14 -- Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat) today announced that it is adding awareness materials to its comprehensive security education and training offering. In addition to Wombat Security's software solutions for assessing and training end users, Wombat now offers security awareness materials to reinforce these lessons visually. Visual reminders of secure behaviors can aid in learning retention and reduce a company's vulnerability to attack. These tools are an instrumental part of a Continuous Security Awareness and Education Program. The creation of these materials is the result of strong customer demand with the inaugural order coming from a major transportation company.  Wombat is making these security awareness materials available to their partners, prospects, and customers. Dell SecureWorks will include these awareness materials, as well as the rest of the Wombat security education offering, as part of their Managed Security Awareness programs so that their clients have a comprehensive educational solution with constant reinforcement.  Wombat is providing a complete offering of posters, articles, screen saver or electronic message board images that reinforce the lessons taught in their interactive training modules. The same images and icons used in Wombat's interactive training modules are used in the security awareness materials to aid in the recall of learned topics.

About Wombat's New Awareness MaterialsWombat's reasonably priced offering provides unlimited use of content for length of the license. A web-based portal allows companies to customize with their unique logo, download, print and ship to any location. It also provides customer support to make the production process easy. The design of the materials facilitates easy approval with internal communications stakeholders. Materials include: Articles -13 different articles for use in internal newsletters or intranetsPosters - 13 different posters in two sizes (11" x 17" and 24" x 36") to reinforce lessons visuallyImages -13 horizontal poster images (1024 x 768) for use as screen savers or on electronic message boards, etc.Gifts - A selection of inexpensive gifts you can use to reward your employeesWombat's award-winning "Security Training Platform" enables security officers to effectively and measurably train their employees about today's most pressing cyber security issues including social engineering, e-mail security, password management, social networking, smartphone/BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) vulnerabilities, phishing, and compliance topics such as personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI) and payment card information data security standard (PCI DSS).

Wombat's training methodology utilizes 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 can change employee behavior and 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.

"We continue to add to our security education offering to meet the needs of busy security officers, from awareness through assessment, education, and even measurement of results," said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies. "Our continued product enhancements are an example of Wombat's commitment to help Fortune 1000 companies effectively train their work force against the most current cyber security threats." About Wombat Security TechnologiesWombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Their SaaS cyber security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat's solutions allow organizations to reduce employee susceptibility to attack, including phishing attacks, by over 80%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 customers in industry segments such as finance, technology, banking, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses.

Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2014/3/24/11G013672/Images/social_engineering_screensaver_image-15174406138.jpg Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2014/3/24/11G013672/Images/Social_engineering_poster_image-488547122233.jpg Attachment Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2014/3/24/11G013672/Wombat_Security_Awareness_Materials_Brochure-1075286084718.pdf Contact:Lorraine Kauffman-Hall lhall@attainmarketing.com 704-882-0443 orAmy Baker abaker@wombatsecurity.com 412-621-1484 x 115 Source: Wombat Security Technologies

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