Restricted Intelligence series on privacy and GDPR added to arsenal to fight social engineering
LONDON, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KnowBe4, the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced an expanded commitment to the UK and European market with the addition of a new season of Restricted Intelligence, the world's first sitcom about privacy. The videos are produced by UK-based Twist & Shout, creators of highly entertaining and informative security videos. These short films deliver an entertaining approach to privacy with a series of six episodes, as well as one devoted solely to GDPR.
"KnowBe4's commitment to serve its UK customers is of paramount importance," said UK Managing Director Ruth Schofield. "Customers have responded well to this humorous approach and we are pleased to be able to present an expanded offering with such relevant topics as privacy."
"Although the GDPR compliance date has passed, these global privacy issues remain a primary focus as organizations wrestle with the complex requirements," said Perry Carpenter, KnowBe4's chief strategy officer. "Continued commitment to provide the world's largest and most complete set of globally relevant security awareness materials is our goal."
Given the continued changing landscape of security threats from social engineering, security awareness training is crucial as it gives organizations that needed last line of defense, the human. As each organization has a different culture and maturity level for their awareness programs, it is important to have a variety of materials, to help keep employees on their toes with security top of mind.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by data and IT security expert Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, internationally recognized computer security expert and KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer, helped design KnowBe4's training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Thousands of organizations trust KnowBe4 to mobilize their end-users as the last line of defense.
Number 96 on the 2018 Inc. 500 list, #70 on 2017 Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 and #2 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in England, the Netherlands, Germany and offices in South Africa and Singapore.
About Twist and Shout
Twist & Shout Media makes fun out of Information Security. Seriously. After 25 years running a successful independent film production company, they've learned a thing or two about what makes people tick. They have created security awareness campaigns for Barclays, Intel, Sony, Warner Bros, Symantec and Verizon – among many others. Five years ago the company created "Restricted Intelligence" – the world's first sitcom about information security, now used worldwide by some of the biggest brands on the planet. This universe has expanded to include entire series covering Privacy, HIPAA Compliance and Business Ethics. Twist & Shout Media's campaigns have won awards in both the security industry and the creative communications world.
SOURCE KnowBe4 Inc.