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January 07, 2014 09:00 ET

Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies, Honored as Winner of the "CEO of the Year" Award in the Annual 2013 CEO World Awards

Leading CEOs From Around the World Recognized for Their Accomplishments

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - January 07, 2014) - Joe Ferarra, President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies, a leader in cyber security awareness and training solutions that change employee behavior, has been announced as a winner in the CEO of the Year category in the prestigious CEO World Awards. The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world's best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies, brings over 20 years of experience in technology marketing, operations and leadership to his role at Wombat. He has been the CEO of a public company, Tollgrade Communications, and a divisional leader of multi-national companies such as Ericsson and Marconi. His breadth of experience gives him the unique skills to understand how to quickly grow a business and position it for future success.

Ferrara is a rare visionary leader who sees 2-3 years ahead of the market and develops solutions to exceed the expectations of the industry. Under Ferrara's leadership, Wombat Security Technologies has quickly become a rising star in providing security education solutions that create secure employee behavior.

More than 30 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world and over 200 CEOs participated. Their average scores determined the 2013 CEO World Award winners.

"At a time when cyber security threats are escalating at an alarming rate, employees are an important element in an enterprise's security posture, and if well-armed with appropriate security knowledge, can help to protect their organizations from attack," said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat. "It's an honor to be named 'CEO of the Year' for this esteemed industry and peer recognition program. This award is a testament to Wombat's commitment to help Fortune1000 companies effectively train their work force how to successfully mitigate cyber security threats."

About the CEO World Awards 
CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual CEO World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies, Info Security's Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, Pillar Employee Recognition World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. Learn more about The CEO World Awards at

About Wombat Security Technologies
Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Their SaaS security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief experiential training modules, to reduce employee susceptibility to attack over 80%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 customers in industry segments such as finance, technology, banking, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses.

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