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InfoSec Institute Named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training

May 15, 2018 by Megan Sawle

SecurityIQ Selected from Dozens of Products Based on Verified Client Feedback & Ratings

InfoSec Institute, developers of SecurityIQ security awareness training, today announced it is a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training. Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice distinctions are based on both quantity and quality of verified user reviews.

“We’re thrilled our clients named us a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training,” said Jack Koziol, InfoSec Institute CEO. “With over 30 vendors in this space, we believe it’s an honor to receive this distinction.”

InfoSec Institute, also recognized in the October 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training, integrates security awareness training, phishing simulations and personalized learning in one platform to drop organizational phishing susceptibility rates and motivate behavioral change. The platform features 1,000s of realistic phishing templates and more than 300 interactive training modules in 20 languages.

SecurityIQ is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars on Gartner Peer Insights based on 80 verified client ratings. Reviews include:

“Since launch, SecurityIQ has and will remain a user-driven platform,” said Koziol. “Feedback from our clients drives much of our innovation and software development. We add about 40 role-based training modules and dozens of phishing simulation templates to the platform each month. This provides the personalization our clients need to keep training programs engaging and successful.”

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About InfoSec Institute

InfoSec Institute fortifies organizations of all sizes against security threats with its award-winning security education solutions. Recognizing cybersecurity is everyone’s job, the company provides skills training and certification prep courses for security professionals while building workforce security aptitude through awareness training and phishing simulations. InfoSec Institute is a Training Industry “Top 20 IT Training Company” and Gold Winner in Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards for Security Training & Education.

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Posted: May 15, 2018
Megan Sawle
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Megan Sawle is a communications and research professional with 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, bioscience and higher education. Megan leads Infosec’s research strategy, leveraging study findings to mature its cybersecurity education offerings and build awareness of cybersecurity diversity and skill shortage challenges. Since joining the team, she’s directed research projects on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics ranging from dark web marketplaces and phishing kits to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) and the importance of soft skills in cybersecurity roles. Megan is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, an avid equestrian and (very) amateur mycologist.