Wombat Security
Follow
49 Followers
Follow Wombat Security on their other social channels!
About Us
Founded:
2008
Company Size:
51-200 employees
Company Type:
Private
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA; USA
Website:
At Wombat Security, our mission is to deliver software-based cyber security awareness and training solutions that help your employees understand the risks associated with poor cyber hygiene and subsequently change their behaviors to strengthen your organization’s security posture. Our Continuous T ...
Read more
Promoted Content
The Rising Threat of Ransomware
Follow
1
Wombat Vlog: Physical Security Is Critical to Identity Theft Protection
In this fourth vlog segment in our series about identity theft protection, we discuss a cybersecurity topic that is sometimes overlooked during this age of email, mobile devices, and cloud computing: physical security.
Follow
24
Three Keys to Avoiding Phishing Emails and Ransomware Attacks
If the past few weeks are any indication, consumers and businesses are under full-scale cyberattack. The early May “Google Docs” phishing attacks reportedly affected approximately one million Gmail users and more than 3,000 organizations. And last week’s WannaCry ransomware attack spread like wildfire to ultimately affect more than 200,000 systems around the globe, including healthcare, transportation, banking, telecom, and government networks. Though the WannaCry ou ...
Follow
9
Wombat CEO Joe Ferrara Receives ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award
We are proud to share that Joe Ferrara, Wombat President and CEO, was recently recognized as the “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Ferrara received the coveted Carnegie Science Award for leading Wombat’s mission to reduce security risk among organizations of all sizes through comprehensive cybersecurity awareness training programs. The formal awards celebration was held on Friday, May 12, at the Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsb ...
Follow
19
Wombat Vlog: Oversharing on Social Media Can Damage More Than Your Reputation
We all know those people who overshare on social media...but are you doing that yourself without even realizing it?
Follow
27
Verizon’s 2017 DBIR Shows Phishing Is Still a Big Factor in Data Breaches
The recently released 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is Verizon’s tenth look at real-world security events that are impacting organizations around the globe.* We again contributed to this report, and looked forward to seeing what this year’s study would reveal about the state of data security.
Follow
26
Webinar: Evidence That Changing User Behaviors Reduces Cybersecurity Risks
There should be no question in your mind that your end users’ behaviors are feeding into to your organization’s level of cybersecurity risk. But perhaps you’ve questioned whether security awareness training can truly move the dial on end-user risk reduction. Question no more.
Follow
28
Security Awareness Training: Are You Setting Yourself Up for Failure?
As security awareness training becomes a requirement for an increasing number of organizations both large and small, it’s important to examine whether the components of your program are assembled in a strategic manner that contributes to long-term behavior change for your end users. If not, you’re likely setting yourself up for failure.
Follow
19
Wombat Vlog: Passwords, 2FA, and Identity Theft Protection
In this second installment in our Identity Theft Protection series, we discuss the importance of unique passwords and password security. We also explain how adding two-factor authentication (2FA) adds a layer of security to devices, accounts, and data — which in turn helps to prevent identity theft and other fraudulent activities.
Follow
22
Synchronize Swatches: Wombat Wisdom Security Awareness Conference Set for September
Block off your calendars and cancel all other plans: our third annual Wombat Wisdom Security Awareness and Training Conference has been scheduled for September 13 and 14, 2017. We will once again welcome some of the brightest minds in cybersecurity to our beloved (and oft-applauded) hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, and dedicate two days to sharing the ideas, best practices, and concepts that drive effective and measurable security awareness training programs.
Follow
34
Wombat Security Awareness Training Enables 89% Reduction in Susceptibility
Last week, we were excited to share the results of our most recent customer case study, which explains how our security awareness training portfolio helped an employee benefits provider realize an 89% reduction in phishing susceptibility after consistent use of assessments and training.

Our Revolution

We believe Cyber Security training should be free, for everyone, FOREVER. Everyone, everywhere, deserves the OPPORTUNITY to learn, begin and grow a career in this fascinating field. Therefore, Cybrary is a free community where people, companies and training come together to give everyone the ability to collaborate in an open source way that is revolutionizing the cyber security educational experience.

Cybrary On The Go

Get the Cybrary app for Android for online and offline viewing of our lessons.

Get it on Google Play
 

Support Cybrary

Donate Here to Get This Month's Donor Badge

 
Skip to toolbar
Cybrary works best if you switch to our Android-friendly app
Continue

We recommend always using caution when following any link

Are you sure you want to continue?

Continue
Cancel