PhishMe Named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training

Over 90 percent of breaches are attributed to phishing emails targeting employees, and businesses are increasingly aware of the need to make employees an active part of their cyber defense. PhishMe enables businesses to build resilient employees that also provide critical intelligence.

“We are thrilled to be acknowledged as a leader by Gartner for two years in a row,” said Rohyt Belani, CEO and Co-Founder, PhishMe. “We believe our placement in the Leaders quadrant validates our commitment to the ongoing innovation that has allowed us to evolve from awareness training into a proven phishing defense and incident response solution aimed at stopping phishing attacks in progress.”

“We recognize that threat actors are growing in sophistication and capabilities, and we want to enable businesses to take an offensive approach to security by using the intel from end users to stop phishing attacks dead in their tracks,” said Aaron Higbee, CTO and Co-Founder, PhishMe.

To protect against advanced phishing attacks coming from motivated attackers, many modern enterprises rely on PhishMe – including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 – as the foundation of their security programs. This is one more indication of PhishMe’s leadership in the security industry, along with many other awards and honors that the company has received, including the most recent accolades from: the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year, 2017 Washington Business Journal’s Fast Growing Companies, 2017 SC Europe Awards, 2016 SC Award, 2016 Inc 500/5,000 award, and 2016 Information Security Products Guide Global Excellence Award.

For more information, download the full Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness for Computer-Based Training.

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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.

PhishMe media contact:
Nick Lagalante

Global Corporate Communications

PhishMe

+1-703-652-0717 x1246
[email protected]

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