More Security Awareness Training Market Perspectives

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By Perry Carpenter,  KnowBe4 Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my thoughts regarding recent market moves by Microsoft, Wombat, PhishLine, and others. A rapid succession of consolidations like these are the norm for maturing markets as investors and long-established vendors seek to capitalize on current trends or to fill portfolio gaps.

Well, last week continued that trend as private equity firms BlackRock and Pamplona Capital Management have jointly acquired PhishMe in a $400 million deal. As part of that move, the PhishMe brand was retired and a new brand, Cofense, was created.

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