KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named KnowBe4 to its annual Security 100 list. Recognizing leading IT channel security leaders, the Security 100 list honorees bring a combination of channel focus and trailblazing, innovative technology to solution providers.
Today, security continues to be a top concern for organizations of all sizes in all industries as hybrid-remote work becomes the new normal. Growing concerns around cybersecurity and critical data loss coupled with the need for protection from increasingly sophisticated cyber threats is expected to fuel further market growth.
Recipients chosen for this year’s Security 100 list have been specifically selected by CRN editors for their outstanding channel-focused security offerings across five categories: Identity Management and Data Protection; Endpoint and Managed Security; Network Security; Web, Email and Application Security; and Security Operations, Risk and Threat Intelligence. This list serves as a comprehensive guide for solution providers, helping them to identify the top security vendors to team with as they build innovative solutions for their customers.
“KnowBe4 is delighted to make CRN’s Security 100 list for the third consecutive year,” said Tony Jennings, EVP of international and global channel sales, KnowBe4, and a 2023 CRN Channel Chief. “Over the past year, our channel team’s partner-focused strategy allowed us to meet our goals, deliver real results and drive business, which contributed to customer satisfaction and ultimately strengthened security cultures within different organizations – a top priority at KnowBe4. We are proud to earn a place on this list and stand out amongst the crowded and complex security vendor market.”
“With all the unexpected changes organizations have faced since the beginning of COVID-19, security still remains the most critical factor in business today. This year’s Security 100 list acknowledges industry-leading companies that deliver pioneering security offerings to the IT channel that can withstand a wide range of threats. These companies are laying the groundwork for the most advanced cybersecurity solutions,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company.