On: 22 May 2020

PFH Technology Group and KnowBe4 have united to create a partnership to further strengthen their ICT Solutions and Security portfolio. This partnership puts a focus on continuous cyber awareness and training through online learning modules and phishing awareness campaigns. 

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Phishing Simulation & Cyber Awareness Training:

The What, the How and the Why

Date: Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Time: 2.00pm - 2.45pm

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Businesses could have the best technologies and tools in the world however humans are the weak link and education and awareness should be the first line of defence.

The constant and real threat of cyber-attacks warrants customers to ensure that the best is being done to secure their data and business at all times. This means ensuring that data is secure, available and has full integrity with no margin for error 24x7x365.

PFH are renowned for delivering best-in-class ICT customer-centric solutions and managed services for over 30 years with over 450 staff and 1500 customers nationwide. Covering everything from desktop to datacentre and cloud, PFH are industry leaders of supplying full end to end solutions which are built with security by design.

With more people remote working than ever before, it has never been more important to provide security awareness training. Cyber criminals are focusing on employees more than ever with attacks and scams are increasingly aligned with remote working. Since March, there has been a 667% increase in phishing attacks whilst ransomware attacks have also risen by 148%.

KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform that helps businesses manage the ongoing problem of social engineering. The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly and intuitive. It was built to scale for busy IT pros who have complex IT projects to manage on daily basis.

Gartner has positioned KnowBe4 highest and furthest overall in the Leaders’ Quadrant for their ability to execute and our completeness of vision in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for the Security Awareness Computer-Based Training (CBT) market. This is the third consecutive year KnowBe4 has been recognized as a Leader in this report.

This partnership adds another layer of security to PFH’s Managed Services portfolio and further strengthens PFH’s position as the number one privately-owned ICT company in the marketplace. This gives management peace of mind when it comes to detecting security weaknesses which may result in a breach, reputation damage or loss of revenue.

Gerard Kirrane, Cyber Security Solutions Lead at PFH, explains how this has proven to be an attractive and relevant service in the Irish marketplace “Phishing attacks are the number one culprit for majority of cyber incidents. Every day threat actors are out smarting mail filtering solutions and using advanced social engineering techniques to compromise your business. If you are not educating your users, you are not protecting what is in some cases this weakest link. The KnowBe4 platform is a leading solution and suitable for small to enterprise businesses. This is a most have for any business looking to take the risk of cyber-attacks seriously.”

 

PFH Technology Group and KnowBe4 partnership will now allow for:

  • Custom Phishing Templates and Landing Pages
  • Phish Alert Button - KnowBe4’s Phish Alert add-in button gives your users a safe way to
  • forward email threats
  • Engaging, Interactive Browser-based Training- Over 1000 +pieces of content
  • Upload Your Own Content
  • Skills-based assessment-Find out where your users are in both security knowledge and
  • security culture to help establish baseline security metrics
  • Virtual Risk Officer™-The new innovative Virtual Risk Officer (VRO) functionality helps you
  • identify risk at the user, group and organizational level
  • Advanced Reporting Feature-60+ built-in reports provide holistic views and detailed
  • reporting
  • User Management with Active Directory Integration

 

Join us on our webinar on Tuesday 2nd June 2020 where Gerard Kirrane, Cyber Security Solutions Lead at PFH and Ollie Pech from KnowBe4 will provide an overview of KnowBe4’s technology and how it can further protect organisations.

Register here.