PhishMe Takes Home SC Europe Awards 2017
PhishMe Simulator and PhishMe Reporter Recognised
LONDON, UK – 13th June 2017 – PhishMe® Inc., the leader in human phishing defence solutions, is pleased to announce that PhishMe SimulatorÔ and PhishMe Reporter® were recognised by a panel representing the audience of SC Media, as the winning solutions in the Best Professional Training or Certification Programme category at the 2017 SC Awards Europe. The announcement was made Tuesday, 6th June at the awards presentation held at Old Billingsgate, London.
“Training is only valuable when the knowledge imparted therein can be operationalized to demonstrate a tangible change to an organization’s security posture against real attacks,” said Rohyt Belani, Co-founder and CEO of PhishMe. “We are honored to accept this award from SC Media, as the panel of judges acknowledge our philosophy and execution in recognizing PhishMe’s Simulator and Reporter solutions as a unique combination in the phishing mitigation landscape.”
The combination of PhishMe Simulator and PhishMe Reporter empowers employees to recognize and report suspicious emails to alert security teams to impending threats.
PhishMe Simulator conditions all employees in an organisation to become resilient to phishing threats by exposing them to simulated real-life cyberattacks with instant learning opportunities while PhishMe Reporter provides an easy way for them to take action and alert the security teams to attacks.
Each year, hundreds of products are entered in the Excellence Awards: Professional Awards categories. Each product is judged by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Media readership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, education and other sectors. Entrants are narrowed down to a select group of finalists before undergoing a rigorous final judging process to determine the winner in each category.
“The security risks and challenges facing private and public sector companies these days are constant and complex. PhishMe stands out for its attempts to help ordinary users get to grips with looking for the signs of a phishing attack and prevent them from happening,” stated Tony Morbin, Editor in Chief, SC Magazine UK. “The combination of PhishMe Simulator and PhishMe Reporter is a significant achievement and one that shows PhishMe’s dedication to innovation and protecting against the ever-changing threat landscape.”
The SC Awards Europe are well known as one of the most prestigious awards for information technology (IT) security professionals and products. The awards recognise the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today’s marketplace. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scawardseurope.com/winners/.
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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.