Webroot has added global campaign management and client breach reporting based on dark web scans to its Security Awareness Training solution.
Introduced in August 2017, Security Awareness Training is based on technology Webroot acquired along with end user education vendor Securecast. Its new one-click global policy capability allows MSPs to define training campaigns in one place and then apply them to multiple clients simultaneously.
The new client breach reporting feature, meanwhile, lets MSPs show current or prospective clients breached data found in the cybercrime black market, as well as a list of users impacted by those breaches. The goal is to help customers understand why their employees need training to avoid future breaches.
Also included now in Security Awareness Training is fresh training content and a new phishing simulation framework that lets administrators adjust the difficulty of mock attacks to suit an individual user’s experience level.
“It’s a way of giving more sophisticated training to users that are doing better at the intermediate or beginner levels,” says Webroot CTO Hal Lonas.
Webroot’s recently published 2018 threat report found that end users who receive 12 months of continuous awareness training are 70 percent less likely to fall for a phishing attempt.
Data protection vendor Carbonite Inc. announced its intention to acquire Webroot in February. That transaction is still pending.
Security vendor ID Agent added awareness training to its dark web scanning solution last week.
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