Wombat Security
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Founded:
2008
Company Size:
51-200 employees
Company Type:
Private
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA; USA
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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 ...
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2017 Beyond the Phish Report
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Worst Passwords of 2018: Bad Behaviors Continue
Bad passwords … they are a gateway to account compromise, but users continue to opt for easy-to-remember options rather than creating strong, unique credentials.  We've been reviewing SplashData’s annual “Worst Passwords List” for several years, and we've seen too much similarity for comfort from year to year. Though we saw some newcomers to 2018’s rankings, “123456” and “password” continue their undisputed reign (as they hav ...
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01/12/2019
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Latest APWG Phishing Statistics Show Evolving Attack Techniques
Recently released phishing statistics suggest that cybercriminals are turning to new techniques to launch and conceal their attacks, including web page redirects and using HTTPS to make phishing sites appear more trustworthy. Published in December by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), the Phishing Activity Trends Report, 3rd Quarter 2018 compiles and analyzes data related to reported attacks and unique phishing websites. Following are some key takeaways from the report:
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01/10/2019
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Free Resources: Cybersecurity Awareness Content, Research, and More
Thanks to our innovation and leadership throughout 2018 — and our exciting year-end product release — we’re poised for another successful year. We are committed to sharing that success and helping you start the new year strong.
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01/03/2019
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New Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Training and Platform Enhancements
We are excited to announce several new product enhancements, which promise greater accuracy and speed for program administrators, and expand the scope of our interactive training. These advancements to our Security Education Platform include a training series on protecting personally identifiable information (PII), an innovative System Click Exclusion feature for our ThreatSim® Phishing Simulations, and a new reporting experience.
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12/20/2018
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Wombat Security Awareness Training: 2018 Year in Review
For us, 2018 was a year full of innovation, evolution, and product development, and we’re feeling energized and excited about continuing our leadership into 2019 and beyond. We celebrated our tenth anniversary this year, and as we look back at 2018’s significant milestone moments and portfolio enhancements, we are thankful for the continued support and championing of our customers, industry partners, and leading infosec organizations.
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12/13/2018
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Cybersecurity Wins: December 2018
Cybersecurity news can be grim — a seemingly endless litany of new phishing campaigns, social engineering attacks, and massive data breaches. (Did we mention the massive data breaches?) And let’s not even get started on the ongoing investigations into possible election meddling and the hacking of voter databases and political groups.
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12/06/2018
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Attack Spotlight: Defend Against Emotet Trojan Phishing Campaign
Recently, Proofpoint researchers have seen a rising number of phishing emails with attachments or links that contain a new, particularly dangerous version of the Emotet trojan. Emails with Emotet have been distributed on a near-daily basis and in high volume, with as many as 1 million messages sent in a single day. Our latest Attack Spotlight, available now, provides free, timely content you can immediately share with your end users to help them ...
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12/05/2018
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Shopping on Your Smartphone? 3 Mobile Device Security Tips
It’s no secret that mobile devices have become a ubiquitous part of our culture, but you may be surprised to learn how frequently technology users are turning to smartphones for online shopping. According to fresh findings from Adobe Digital Insights (ADI), mobile spending was up 44% year-over-year among US consumers from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.
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11/30/2018
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From PINs to Prints: Smartphone Locks and Mobile Device Security
When securing your home’s front door, you have several choices: knob/lever locks, deadbolts, keypads, and smart locks with Internet of Things (IoT) features. Each offers varying degrees of convenience, along with vulnerabilities criminals can exploit to get at what’s inside. You have similar choices to make when it comes to how you lock the “front door” of your smartphone.
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11/28/2018
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Veolia DPO Finds Success With Wombat Security Awareness Training
As a global leader in optimized resource management, Veolia group — and its more than 160,000 employees — designs and provides water, waste, and energy management solutions that serve millions of people worldwide. Compliance has always been a top pursuit for the organization, but as information security and compliance have increasingly intertwined, educating end users has become more challenging — something that Veolia’s John Hield knows all too well.
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11/22/2018

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