KnowBe4 Appoints Jacqueline Jayne as Security Awareness Advocate for APAC

Experienced cybersecurity leader aims to help shift and improve security posture for the region

TAMPA BAY, Florida, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has hired Jacqueline Jayne as security awareness advocate for the APAC region. Jayne will be based in her home country of Australia.

Jacqueline Jayne, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4
Jacqueline Jayne, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4

Jayne comes to KnowBe4 with over 20 years' experience as a conduit between people and technology and has mastered the art of communication and influence.  Previously, she led a successful cybersecurity education and awareness program that changed behavior and culture, aimed at helping users make better security decisions online.  Her insights on the human condition and how to engage at all levels in this space are invaluable.

"Jacqueline (JJ to her friends), makes a wonderful addition to KnowBe4's global team of security awareness advocates," said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. "Her diversity in thinking, proneness to engaging people and her communications skills make her a stand-out for this type of position. She will cover a new region for our organization – APAC – which is an important, young market for security awareness training."

"The role of security awareness advocate enables me to bring together all the skills I have mastered over the years and truly make a difference." said Jayne.  "The opportunity to share knowledge and educate in this space across all possible media platforms and at speaking events representing KnowBe4 is incredible."

Come and meet Jacqueline and the team at the 2019 Australian Cyber Conference Melbourne, October 7-9 and the WA Cyber Security Awards in Perth, October 10-11. KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick is the keynote speaker for both events. KnowBe4 will also have a booth.

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About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 28,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as the 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, Australia, Japan, South Africa and Singapore.

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