El Pescador, a KnowBe4 company and cybersecurity industry leader in Brazil, announces VIANEWS Hotwire as its new Public Relations agency. VIANEWS will develop a strategic communication planning, focusing on demands of the brand through press releases, blog content, social media, among others.
Incorporated by KnowBe4 – the world’s largest phishing simulation, security and phishing simulation awareness worldwide used by more than 23,000 organizations -, El Pescador will have more investments and innovations to expand its service offering and ensure new features and technological improvements to its customers.
About El Pescador
Founded in 2014, El Pescador is the first Brazilian platform to conduct phishing attack simulations and security awareness training. Leader in the national security awareness market, El Pescador has developed an unique educational cycle methodology with content focused on educational phishing – available in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French. From phishing attack simulations, El Pescador indicates the level of risk to employees and teaches them to recognize threats in face of a real attack on the corporate environment. In 2019, the company was incorporated by KnowBe4, the world’s largest phishing simulation, security awareness and training platform.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 27,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by data and IT security expert Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, internationally recognized computer security expert and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design KnowBe4’s training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide trust KnowBe4 to mobilize their employees as their last line of defense.
Number 161 on the 2019 Inc. 500 list, #34 on 2018 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and #2 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in England, the Netherlands, Germany and offices in Brazil, South Africa and Singapore.