Launch of KnowBe4, a Platform for TrainingAimed at Raising Security Awareness
Updated: Dec 8, 2020
Upgrading Corporate Security for Cyberattacks thatTarget People with Individualized Employee Training Programs
Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President, CEO & COO: Ryoichi Nawa; hereinafter, “ISID”), announces that ISID and US-based KnowBe4, Inc. have concluded an agreement through which ISID will distribute KnowBe4, an integrated employee training platform that combines instruction aimed at raising security awareness with phishing attack simulation and analysis, in Japan
KnowBe4 is a training platform that focuses on raising the security awareness of employees and functions as a defense measure against threats such as business email compromise (BEC) attacks, phishing scams, and targeted e-mail attacks. This platform enables central cloud-based management of training aimed at improving security awareness, phishing simulation, and analysis processes and reduces instruction-related burdens.
Using more than 4,800 different templates based on actual cyberattacks, KnowBe4 conducts mock cyberattacks on individual employees and awards security scores to these employees or their departments based on the results of these simulated attacks. The platform includes more than 1,100 training courses, which allows for the selection of courses that match individual employee levels. KnowBe4 supports the defense of individuals, organizations, and companies from BEC attacks and other security threats that target people by raising the security awareness of employees.
Through its intricate business operations expertise and its strong system construction capabilities, ISID has long provided diverse solutions that support companies in a broad range of fields, including finance and manufacturing, as they target business innovation. By providing KnowBe4 in Japan, ISID will help raise security awareness at client companies and reduce the threat of cyberattacks. * For more details regarding KnowBe4’s services, please visit the following link: https://www.isid-security.com/knowbe4/Note: Company and product names in this release are the trademark or registered trademark of each company respectively.