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PhishMe Free Launches to Protect SMBs

When it comes to cyberattacks, small businesses are big targets. That’s why we recently introduced PhishMe® Free, a no-cost, easy-to-use version of our award-winning anti-phishing simulation solution.

PhishMe believes every company—regardless of size or resources—should have access to effective cybersecurity solutions.  And, of course, we believe that phishing simulations, that condition employees to resist phishing attacks, are the best way to expand and fortify your defenses against threats.

We’re addressing an urgent need.

After all, 55 percent of SMBs have experienced a cyberattack attack in the past 12 months.[i] And 90 percent of all data breaches begin as phishing attacks.[ii]

Now companies with 500 or fewer employees can condition their teams to recognize and resist phishing emails like ransomware, spear phishing and business email compromise (BEC) or CEO fraud emails. With PhishMe Free, all employees, from the receptionist to the VP of IT, can act as human sensors –  a last line of defense against attacks that bypass traditional email filtering technologies.

PhishMe Free is based on the leading anti-phishing solution.

PhishMe is the innovator and leader in the anti-phishing simulation market, and PhishMe Free is based on our flagship product-  PhishMe Simulator.  For more than eight years and for more than 27 million users, PhishMe has been reducing its customers’ employee susceptibility to phishing by up to 95 percent.[i] Our solutions are trusted by trusted by 50 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Like our flagship product, PhishMe Free delivers simulated email campaigns that mimic real-life phishing scenarios and provide instant learning to employees who take the bait.

Reporting on PhishMe Free, TechCrunch noted the inability of SMBs to invest in advanced cybersecurity solutions, adding this barrier “went away today” with the availability of PhishMe Free.

With over 200 new accounts created in just the first days of its release, PhishMe Free is already helping small businesses in the fight against phishing.

PhishMe Free is…

Easy to sign up. Just go to

Easy to use.  The entire process is automated with all the information you need to get started.

Easy to share.  PhishMe Free includes access to the PhishMe Community – and other users – for learning and sharing!

Try it today!  What do you have to lose?



[i] PhishMe, “Enterprise Phishing Susceptibility Report,” 2016.

[i] PhishMe, “Enterprise Phishing Susceptibility Report,” 2016.

[ii] Ponemon Institute, “2016 State of Cybersecurity in Small and Medium-Sized Business,” June 2016.