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PhishMe Simulator is Selected as a SC Media 2018 Professional Award Finalist for Best IT Security-related Training Program

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Leading provider of human phishing defense solutions recognized as a SC Media award finalist for third consecutive year

Leesburg, VA. – January 18, 2018 – PhishMe®, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2018 SC Awards for exemplary professional leadership in cybersecurity.

PhishMe Simulator® is recognized as a finalist in Best IT Security-related Training Program in the Professional Award category of the SC Awards. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco.

“In an age where threats are ever-evolving, it is reassuring to know that one true constant is the commitment of dedicated information security professionals, as best exemplified by our SC Media Awards finalists,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “These inspiring innovators have set a high bar for their industry peers, as they continue to protect the world from attacks and vulnerabilities that imperil our security, privacy, and digital infrastructure. The year 2017 brought us WannaCry ransomware infections, the rise of cryptominers, and bugs like Broadpwn and BlueBorne that affected billions of devices. Whatever threats rear their ugly heads in 2018 and beyond, our finalists will be ready to act.”

SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Winners in the Professional Award category are selected by an expert panel of judges and recognize the most talented cybersecurity professionals from end-user companies. Judges conducted in-depth analysis and considered many factors – such as applicable research, analyst reports and/or product reviews – to narrow down the field of hundreds of submissions to just the top finalists.

“We are honored to be recognized as a finalist in the 2018 SC Awards for the third consecutive year,” said Rohyt Belani, CEO and Co-Founder, PhishMe. “Phishing is still regarded as one of today’s top cyber threats – and resilient employees who proactively report phishing emails are the best defense to combat threats that have bypassed traditional security layers. We are dedicated to continually supporting our customers phishing defense program needs with strong content based on real-life attacks. With PhishMe Simulator, organizations world-wide are empowering employees to be an additional layer of defense against today’s top threats.”

“Protecting sensitive information and private data from ambitious cyber attackers can be a great challenge,” added Armstrong of SC Media. “PhishMe has been named a finalist for the SC Award Professional Award for raising the bar within the industry and successfully meeting this challenge.”

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About SC Media

SC Media is cybersecurity. For over 25 years, they have armed information security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and independent product reviews in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams.

In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Media offers magazines, eBooks, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec NY to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.

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About PhishMe

PhishMe is the leading provider of human-focused phishing defense solutions for organizations concerned about their susceptibility to today’s top attack vector — spear phishing. PhishMe’s intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defense by enabling them to identify, report and mitigate spear phishing, malware and drive-by threats. Our open approach ensures that PhishMe integrates easily into the security technology stack, demonstrating measurable results to help inform an organization’s security decision-making process. PhishMe’s customers include the defense industrial base, energy, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing industries, as well as other Global 1000 entities that understand how changing user security behavior will improve security, aid incident response and reduce the risk of compromise.

Media Contact for PhishMe

Nick Lagalante

Global Corporate Communications, PhishMe

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