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Innovation Fuels InfoSec Institute's Record Performance for First-Half 2018


Company's accelerated development initiatives achieve unprecedented
SecurityIQ and InfoSec Flex revenue growth, staff expansion and industry

, the leading provider of IT security education and
workforce security awareness training solutions, today announced record
revenue growth, development achievements and staff expansion through the
first half of 2018. Both of the company's business lines, SecurityIQ
security awareness training and InfoSec Flex professional IT and
security education, demonstrated remarkable gains.

Security Awareness Innovations Spur Impressive
SecurityIQ Growth

SecurityIQ's 1H2018 revenue grew 81% compared to same period last year.
Catapulting this growth were several innovations unveiled since the
start of the year to help clients combat cyber attacks' growing

  • Learner Assessments – pre-built and customizable quizzes test
    learner comprehension, uncover training needs and validate learner
  • BEC Defense Suite – training toolkit educates staff to
    recognize business email compromise attacks and allows administrators
    to detect sensitive information shared in failed simulations
  • Hundreds of New Education Assets – expanded Security
    Awareness Content Library
    keeps employees cyber-sharp with new
    training resources for privacy and data protection, BEC, GDPR, PHI and
    HIPAA compliance, security champions and much more
  • PhishyDomains™ – built-in domain registration enables immediate
    creation of phishing simulations to train learners how to identify
  • CDN Support – a SecurityIQ exclusive, integrated support
    accelerates page load times and cuts bandwidth consumption for the
    best online experience, especially for global learning teams

Launch of InfoSec Flex Pro Spikes Online Course

InfoSec Institute's flagship training courses for IT and security
professionals saw similar first-half success. In the past twelve months,
the company trained and credentialed nearly 8,500 students, a 24%
year-over-year increase.

Instrumental to training revenue growth was the release of InfoSec
Flex Pro
, the Institute's next generation of its award-winning,
online training format. Since Flex Pro's June launch, live online course
enrollments grew an unprecedented 32%. Powered by InfoSec Flex Center,
an immersive assessment and live-streaming platform, Flex Pro courses
are designed for today's busy professionals with courseware personalized
to how, when and where they learn best.

Staffing Doubles to Meet Growth

To accommodate its accelerated growth, InfoSec Institute added staff
across all departments – doubling its headcount over last year and
opening a second Madison, Wisconsin sales office.

"Social engineering, phishing and ransomware no longer discriminate –
putting organizations of all sizes and industries at risk. Our team's
singular focus is providing the best education solutions to keep all
organizations and their employees safe from more frequent and malicious
attacks," said Jack Koziol, InfoSec Institute's CEO and founder. "I'm
very proud of every InfoSec team member's passionate contributions
toward this goal. I look forward to our growing company achieving
exceptional milestones in 2H2018 as well."

InfoSec Institute Scores Industry Recognitions
and Awards

  • Named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Security Awareness
    Computer-Based Training based on 80 verified client ratings and
    averaging 4.7
    out of 5 stars
  • Recognized as the Security Training & Education Program Gold Winner in
    Info Security Products Guide's 2018 Global Excellence Awards
  • Named to's "Top 20 IT Training Companies" and
    "Online Learning Library Companies Watch List"

About InfoSec Institute

InfoSec Institute fortifies organizations of all sizes against security
threats with award-winning information security education. Recognizing
cybersecurity is everyone's job, the company provides skills development
and certification training for IT and security professionals while
building the entire workforce's security aptitude through awareness
training and phishing simulations. Recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights
Customers' Choice for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training,
InfoSec Institute is also a Training Industry "Top 20 IT Training
Company" and the Security Training & Education Program Gold Winner in
Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards.

About Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice

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Insights, and overall ratings for a given vendor in the market, as
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