InfoSec Institute Named a Challenger in Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
November 16, 2018
InfoSec Institute placed highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision in the Challengers quadrant
MADISON, WI, November 19, 2018 — InfoSec Institute, the leading provider of IT security education and workforce security awareness training, today announced Gartner positioned it as a Challenger in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training. Of the 13 vendors evaluated in the report, InfoSec Institute was placed highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision in the Challengers quadrant.
“We believe our position in this Magic Quadrant validates InfoSec Institute’s commitment to innovation and client success. Our personalized approach to security education and awareness intentionally veers from traditional one-size-fits-all training to help enterprises build a cyber-alert workforce,” said Jack Koziol, InfoSec Institute CEO. “I’m proud of our accomplishments which we feel are recognized in this Magic Quadrant by the biggest year-over-year upward change in position for ability to execute — underscoring InfoSec Institute as one of the fastest growing providers in the security awareness space.”
Earlier this year, InfoSec Institute was also named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Security Awareness. InfoSec Institute’s 4.7 out of 5 stars rating is based on 159 total ratings, as of November 19, 2018. Peer Insights customers shared these review comments about the company’s security awareness computer-based training platform:
- “Easy to use. The videos are great and it immediately started to increase awareness.” — Sr. Director of IT, healthcare
- “Support for the product has been great, product is easy to use and phishing simulations are spot-on. The simulation emails continue to improve our organization phish rate.” — Lead of Network Services, energy and utilities
- “Its customer service is why our company chose to expand our relationship with SecurityIQ. Top notch!!” — Facility Security Officer, public sector
A complimentary copy of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training research report is available here.
Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training, Joanna Huisman, November 13, 2018.
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About InfoSec Institute
InfoSec Institute fortifies organizations and their employees against security threats with award-winning security and privacy education. Recognizing cybersecurity is everyone’s job, the company builds the entire workforce’s security aptitude through its SecurityIQ awareness training and anti-phishing platform while its Infosec Flex courses provide skills development and certification training for IT and security professionals.
Media & Public Relations Manager, InfoSec Institute