Modern security awareness training that entertains and educates

Watch the Need to Know series and get our free 12-month program plan to run a layered security awareness and anti-phishing program.


From spearphish to malware to cybersecurity in pajamas

Get to know our help desk hero Anthony and his relatable coworkers as they explore the world of cybersecurity and learn to stay secure at work and at home.

The Need to Know series covers each cybersecurity training topic recommended by NIST and includes simulated phishing training to serve as a comprehensive awareness and training program that will educate and engage your entire organization.

Topics include:

  • Phishing
  • Password security
  • Social engineering
  • Malware
  • Removable media
  • Physical security
  • Working remotely
  • Mobile security
  • Safe web browsing

The Need to Know 12-Month Program Plan

Use our program plan and step-by-step instructions to deliver a full year of security awareness training and phishing simulations. Every training resource is themed to the Need to Know animation style, making it easy for you to deliver a consistent, memorable program that looks great and drives behavior change.

What's included?

  • 11 training modules

  • 9 assessments

  • Campaign notification emails

  • 9 posters

  • 10 infographics

  • 27 phishing templates

  • 9 phishing education pages

  • Stakeholder presentation

  • Character image files

  • 12 month campaign calendar

  • Digital banners

Award-winning results

Need to Know training is recognized with 14 industry awards highlighting achievements in animation, video e-learning, motion design and more.

What is layered cybersecurity awareness & training?

Layered security awareness and training is your secret weapon to building a culture of cybersecurity at your organization.

Learn what layered training is, how it works and how you can use the Need to Know Program Plan to make secure behavior second nature at your organization.