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January 21, 2014 09:00 ET

Wombat Security Technologies Named Finalist for Multiple Categories in Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards

Wombat's Security Training Platform and CyberStrength Named Finalists for Their Proven Ability to Dramatically Reduce Employee Susceptibility to Cyber Security Attacks

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - January 21, 2014) - Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat), a leader in cyber security education that changes employee behavior, has been recognized as a finalist in multiple categories in the Annual 2014 Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards, including Product and Service Excellence for CyberStrength® and Tomorrow's Technology Today -- Security Training Platform V2.0. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.

Wombat's comprehensive "Security Training Platform" enables security professionals and administrators to tackle today's most pressing cyber security issues including e-mail security, password management, social networking, smartphone/BYOD vulnerabilities, phishing and social engineering. CyberStrength is a new and unique cloud-based assessment solution, which provides an easy and effective way for CSOs to evaluate employee knowledge of today's cyber security threats and appropriate defensive actions. CyberStrength is a key component of any robust and effective security awareness training program that includes ongoing assessment, interactive software training, and detailed analysis of program effectiveness.

"Wombat's training methodology is based upon learning science principles and includes employee mock attacks with brief embedded training, as well as a full complement of 10-minute interactive training modules which significantly reduce an organization's susceptibility to cyber-attack," said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies, recently named the winner of "CEO of the Year" in the CEO World Awards. "Behind this distinguished success is our relentless drive to stay customer focused and provide industry-relevant products. We believe this recognition from Info Security Products Guide further validates our commitment to our customers and their security needs."

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in four annual award programs: The Info Security's Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide's Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com

About Wombat Security Technologies

Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Their SaaS cyber security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat's solutions allow organizations to reduce employee susceptibility to attack, including phishing attacks, by 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. For more information visit www.wombatsecurity.com or contact Lorraine Kauffman-Hall at 704-882-0443 or lhall@attainmarketing.com.

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