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Employee reporting of suspicious emails substantially outweighs susceptibility to attacks

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Following a thorough analysis of 40 million phishing simulation emails, PhishMe’s latest research measures global susceptibility and resilience to phishing threats  LEESBURG, VA – December 13th, 2016: PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today released its 2016 Enterprise Phishing Susceptibility and Resiliency Report, which illustrates employee susceptibility to phishing emails and resilience improvements when engaged in security reporting. With phishing still the most common cyber-attack vector leading to data breach, the report analyzes the most successful triggers, themes and emotional motivators leading employees to fall for phishing emails, as well as how reporting can drive a…

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Ransomware Delivered by 97% of Phishing Emails by end of Q3 2016 Supporting Booming Cybercrime Industry

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PhishMe Q3 Malware Review finds encryption ransomware has hit record levels, while ‘quiet malware’ remains a significant threat  LEESBURG, VA – November 17, 2016: PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, released findings today that show the amount of phishing emails containing a form of ransomware grew to 97.25 percent during the third quarter of 2016 from 92% in Q1. Remaining at the forefront is the Locky encryption ransomware, which has introduced a number of techniques to resist detection during the infection process. Published today, PhishMe’s Q3 2016 Malware Review identified three major trends previously recorded throughout…

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PhishMe Ranked No. 152 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™

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Company Attributes Massive Revenue Growth to its Unique Approach to Preventing and Mitigating Cyber Attacks Leesburg, VA – November 17, 2016 – PhishMe, a global provider of phishing defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, today announced it ranked No. 152 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America based on revenue growth. PhishMe grew 564.1 percent over the last three years, as enterprises implement its suite of products to mitigate cybersecurity threats. “The  unprecedented increase in frequency and damage caused by cyberattacks in the…

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PhishMe Appoints Shane McGee as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer

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Expansion of Management Team Signals PhishMe’s Commitment to Privacy, Compliance and Ethics  Leesburg, VA – November 10, 2016 – PhishMe, a global provider of phishing defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, announced today it has expanded its senior leadership team and appointed Shane McGee as general counsel & chief privacy officer. McGee will be responsible for all of PhishMe’s legal affairs, acting as a strategic business partner and providing advice and oversight in several areas including privacy, compliance and ethics. “PhishMe is growing and maturing as a company and we’re excited to welcome someone to the team with experience…

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PhishMe Adds International Training Modules to Complimentary Computer Based Training Program

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Leesburg, VA – October 31, 2016 – PhishMe, a global provider of phishing defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, today announced the availability of new international modules for its complimentary CBT program, CBFree. The release, which follows PhishMe’s recognition as a leader by Gartner in the research firm’s 2016 Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Magic Quadrant, provides six fully translated and localized editions of CBFree. Available to any organization regardless of whether they are a PhishMe customer, CBFree provides employees with security awareness training on today’s greatest cybersecurity threats including spear-phishing, ransomware, and business email compromise (BEC). Released during National Cyber…

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PhishMe, Inc. Recognized by Washington Business Journal as One of Washington D.C.’s Fastest Growing Companies

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LEESBURG, VA – October 28, 2016 PhishMe, Inc. a global provider of phishing defense and intelligence solutions for the enterprise, announced today that the Washington Business Journal has ranked the company as #21 of Washington’s 50 fastest growing private companies of 2016. PhishMe’s team was honored at a public award ceremony on Thursday, October 27, where their ranking on the list was announced. Additionally, the list has been published on the Washington Business Journal’s site. This highly competitive list is comprised of companies that have recorded consecutive year-over-year growth of more than $2 million in revenue in 2013 and more than $10…

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