Cofense Named a 2017 Best Place to Work by Washington Business Journal
Leesburg, Virginia – June 26, 2017 – PhishMe® (cofense.staging.wpengine.com), the leading provider of human-focused phishing defense solutions, today announced it has been honored for the second consecutive year as a Best Place to Work in the Washington D.C area by Washington Business Journal following an annual employee engagement survey. The Washington Business Journal ranked PhishMe 5th in the ‘large companies’ category.
Founded in 2011, PhishMe has seen its workforce grow to more than 350 employees in 7 countries, as a direct result of efforts made to provide the best environment to develop talent. Transparency and accountability are some of the top qualities the company demonstrates to its employees, along with providing a relaxed and fun culture that includes impromptu catered lunches, and scheduled down time and off-sites.
“From the start, our mantra has been ’people first,‘ and it is a crucial component of our organization’s DNA,” said Karen Chiappetta, VP of Human Resources at PhishMe. “We’re honored to be recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a ‘Best Place to Work’ for a second consecutive year, and we will continue to build upon our engaging, transparent and team-oriented culture for our valued employees.”
PhishMe was particularly recognized for encouraging career progression, providing regular training sessions, and maintaining one of the highest degrees of diversity on the tech scene. PhishMe executives work closely with its human resources team to make sure that they are recruiting the best people, keeping its “people first” mantra in mind. Additionally, the employee engagement survey highlighted how PhishMe has continuously enabled an open environment where employees are encouraged to informally interact with one another in complete transparency, via various events and regular company gatherings.
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 changing user security behavior will improve security, aid incident response, and reduce the risk of compromise.