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Jan 15, 2018

Weidenhammer Becomes KnowBe4 Authorized Partner

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Firm Offers the World’s Most Popular Integrated Security Awareness Training to its Customers

PHILADELPHIA, PA January 16, 2018 – Weidenhammer is proud to announce its partnership with KnowBe4 Security Awareness.  “Your employees are your weakest link in your IT Security.  Social engineering is the number one security threat to any organization.  Our partnership with KnowBe4 enables Weidenhammer to ensure that our customers’ employees are trained to identify and help prevent potential cyber-attacks,” states Rick Phillips, Weidenhammer’s Vice President, Platforms.

“In 2017,” Phillips continued, “CSO, an IDG Communications website, reported that the average cost of a data breach in North America was $1.3 million— and $117,000 for small and medium-sized businesses.” “Comparatively,” Phillips said, “KnowBe4 statistics reveal security awareness training reduces phishing susceptibility by 75%.”

“We are proud to be an authorized partner for KnowBe4’s security awareness programs,” said John Weidenhammer, CEO of Weidenhammer.  “Helping clients avoid the trauma and costs of cyber-attacks is very important to helping them stay focused on their core service capabilities.”

Phillips further mentioned, “We are very excited that Gartner recently moved KnowBe4 into their Magic Quadrant for computer-based training in 2017. We congratulate them for achieving such an important milestone of success.”

About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, provider of the world’s most popular integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 14,000 organizations worldwide. 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 www.knowbe4.com.

CSO, IDG Communications, Inc.

CSO serves enterprise security decision-makers and users with the critical information they need to stay ahead of evolving threats and defend against criminal cyber-attacks. For more information visit: www.csoonline.com

Gartner Group

For more information on Gartner’s rankings and reports on KnowBe4 please visit:  https://www.gartner.com/reviews/market/security-awareness-computer-based-training/vendor/knowbe4.