Wombat Security
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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 ...
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The Rising Threat of Ransomware
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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.
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Wombat Vlog: Identity Theft Protection and PII Security
In this first segment of a multi-part series about identity theft protection, we explain how pieces of personally identifiable information (PII) can be used by social engineers and scam artists, and why all types of PII need to be safeguarded.
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Security Awareness: Four Topics End Users Are Struggling to Understand
There’s no doubt about it – phishing plays a key role in today’s growing threat landscape. Our annual State of the Phish Report looks at data around tens of millions of simulated phishing emails sent over a one-year period, as well as a survey of infosec professionals and end users to gain a better idea of what the impact and understanding of phishing is today. And the results illustrate that phishing is still a primary attack vector, with 76% of respondents reportin ...
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Q4 Phishing Report Shows Mixed Bag of Trends, a Need for Diverse Training
Though the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s (APWG’s) headline statement in its Q4 Phishing Activity Trends Report was about the record-shattering number of reported phishing attacks during 2016, there were also some interesting downward trends noted in the data.
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Phishing Emails and Risk Management: Why Your Employees Keep Clicking
It should come as no surprise (given the website you’re on) that we are advocates for security awareness training. It may surprise you to know, however, that we don’t believe anti-phishing training can eliminate end-user risk. Actually, we feel that “chasing zero” is counterproductive — and we’ll tell you why.
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The Security Awareness Community to Join – Wombat Wisdom Community!
Here’s a fun piece of trivia: A group of Wombats is known as a wisdom, which makes ‘Wombat Wisdom’ the perfect name for the offerings that help our customers and infosec professionals collaborate and learn from one another. We were thrilled to launch all the pieces of Wombat Wisdom in September 2016 – comprised of our online community, annual conference, and Insiders group.
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Cybersecurity Wins: March 2017
Despite the media tendency to point the finger at “Russian spies” in seemingly every instance of hacking, cybercriminals come from all walks of life and corners of the globe. Thankfully, some are being caught. Here are some refreshing victories from the first few months of 2017.
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Lack of Security Awareness Playing a Key Role in Ransomware Attacks
The CyberEdge Group released its fourth annual Cyberthreat Defense Report earlier this month, and it should come as no surprise that ransomware was a central topic of the study. It should also come as no surprise that the news isn’t very good.
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The Real Bracket Buster? Scammers Who Steal Your Data (and Your Dough).
For fans of NCAA Men’s Basketball, there may be no surer sign of spring than Selection Sunday. Now that the matchups have been (mostly) set, the madness of March can begin — cue the filling out of brackets, the search for this year’s Cinderella teams, and the wondering of whether this will finally be the moment a 16 seed topples a conference favorite (however unlikely that may be). If you are a member of bracket nation, consider this piece of advice: Whether you are ...
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Wombat to Debut New Awareness Video Campaign Theme at SXSW
Will you be in Austin, TX, over the coming week to attend SXSW 2017? If so, stop by to see us — and our new Awareness Video Campaign, “Don’t Let Thieves In” — in booth #410 at the Austin Convention Center from March 12 through March 14. We first announced the addition of Awareness Video Campaigns to our Security Awareness Materials portfolio last month at RSA, where we unveiled our “Great Saves” theme. The terrific response prompted us t ...

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