Infosec wins 2019 Wisconsin Innovation Award

October 15, 2019

MADISON, Wis., October 10, 2019 — Infosec, the global leader in cybersecurity education, has won the 2019 Wisconsin Innovation Award in the Software category. Nine category winners were honored from the thirty-one finalists and more than 400 statewide nominees during the 6th Annual 2019 Wisconsin Innovation Awards program at the University of Wisconsin Union in Madison. 

Entire organizations plus security and IT professionals learn to defend themselves against cybercrime through education and training from the Madison-based Infosec. A SaaS company, Infosec developed the most up-to-date information security resources to bring unmatched training and certification experiences with three education platforms — Infosec IQ, Infosec Flex and Infosec Skills.

“Wisconsin is full of bright people doing inspirational and innovative work,” said Jack Koziol, Infosec CEO and founder. “We are proud to be included alongside all the incredible past winners and this year’s recipients. Because cybercriminals are always evolving and changing attack methods, Infosec is always innovating so our clients and customers stay ahead of the bad guys.”

The ceremony was held on October 9 and recognized the state’s most innovative products and services from nine industry categories: biotech, collaboration, education, health IT, Health IT software, manufacturing, product design, and software. The 2019 winners were selected by a panel of 28 experts with backgrounds in many business sectors – technology, food, healthcare, agriculture, nonprofits, education, government, and the like – from throughout the state of Wisconsin.

Infosec has recently been honored as one of Madison Magazine’s Thirty Best Places to Work. It is the only company in Wisconsin to be named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training. Other recent awards include:

  • G2 Crowd — Leader for Technical Skills Software Development
  • CompTIA — Rising Star Partner Award
  • Training Industry — Top 20 Company for Online Learning Library
  • Cyber Security Excellence Awards — Gold winner for Best Cybersecurity Education Provider

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About InfoSec Institute

Infosec has been fighting cybercrime since 2004. Thousands of organizations and over 2.68 million learners trust the wide range of security-specific classes and enterprise security awareness and phishing training to stay a step ahead of the bad guys. Infosec IQ, Infosec Flex and Infosec Skills provide the most advanced and comprehensive education and training platforms. In 2019, Infosec was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training. Founded by CEO Jack Koziol, Infosec is based in Madison, with offices in Chicago and Dulles, Virginia. Learn more at

About the Wisconsin Innovation Awards

Led by a steering committee of business, community and entrepreneurial leaders, the WIA hopes to encourage an even greater environment of innovation by bringing innovators together from various business sectors (e.g. tech, food, healthcare, agriculture, nonprofits, education, government), and from throughout the state of Wisconsin.


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