CIOsynergy Announces Wombat Security Technologies as Official Sponsor for its January 31, 2013 Dallas Event

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Wombat Security Technologies discusses measurably effective security awareness training with CIOsynergy attendees

CIOsynergy Dallas 2013

Leading provider of Security Awareness Training Solutions

We are excited to share our expertise and innovative approach to educating employess about cyber security threats with these technology executives..said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO - Wombat Security Technologies.

CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, today announced Wombat Security Technologies’ (Wombat) participation at its event on January 31st, 2013 at the Adolphus hotel in downtown Dallas, Texas.

Wombat’s patent-pending, award-winning Security Training Platform combines two new forms of cyber security training, simulated attacks and interactive software-based training modules, as well as comprehensive analytics and administrative functions, into one powerful system. Both methods for training employees on cyber security issues have been proven through research to be more effective in teaching practical methods to enable employees to work safely.

“We are thrilled to have Wombat Security here at CIOsynergy Dallas. As a leading provider of security awareness training solutions, their presence will provide event attendees with an additional layer of industry insights and thought leadership,” says Patrick Mason, Director of Communications and Marketing at CIOsynergy.

“We are excited to share our expertise and innovative approach to educating employees about cyber security threats with these technology executives,” said Joe Ferrara, President and CEO Wombat Security Technologies. “The CIOs and CISOs we work with are looking for a better way to strengthen employee cyber security knowledge and we know we can help them with our innovative training methodology and solutions. “

CIOsynergy Dallas is an exclusive opportunity for leading local CIO and IT executives to network and brainstorm daily hurdles in an unparalleled learning environment under the umbrella of the founder of, keynote of the event Jeff Taylor. As an expert in technology, advertising, and human capital, Taylor zeroes in on what lies ahead, sensing economic upheaval, changing global employment, and the shift in doing business that Web 2.0 has created. Envisioning ways to capitalize on these evolving trends with technology and the power of human capital, Taylor taps into his experience to advise businesses on how they can break away from the competition by adopting a new mindset and getting in early with social networking.

At CIOsynergy Dallas a panel of leading CISOs moderated by Scott Shuster, will share and explore how CISOs can be successful in their role. Mr. Shuster has led virtually every Business Week CEO, CFO, and CIO conference held since the founding of the magazine’s events group more than 100 of the world’s most prominent gathering of large company leaders and senior executives.

Open to Fortune 500’s and mid-market enterprise, CIOsynergy’s events gathers senior executives from the office of the CIO, including Directors, VPs, Chief Architects, CTOs and CIOs.
For more information about or to participate in CIOsynergy Dallas, visit: , or contact Araceli Delgado, Project Coordinator at aracelid(at)ciosynergy(dot)com or 1.847.278.2213 ext. 899.

About CIOsynergy
CIOsynergy provides a platform that brings together the thought leaders of IT through events that incorporate face-to-face meeting opportunities, panel discussions, think tanks and keynotes, and C-suite networking programs.

Previous events have attracted C-suite leaders from companies such as Wal-Mart, Salesforce, Home Depot, Bank of America, Forbes Media, Wells Fargo, Shell, Allstate, Farm, Career Education Corp, Pepsi, Sara Lee, Kraft, BP, Loyola University, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, and Walgreens.

The company operations nationwide and has previously partnered with sponsors such as IBM, 3com, VMware, Unisys, Hitachi, Oracle, SunGard, Dell, Google, Amazon, and HTC among 100’s more.

About Wombat Security Technologies
Wombat Security Technologies helps organizations combat cyber security threats with uniquely effective software-based training solutions. Wombat offers fully automated, highly scalable software-based training solutions, built on learning science principles. They offer mock attacks with brief embedded training, as well as a full complement of 10-minute software training modules. Wombat’s training solutions have been shown to reduce employee susceptibility to attack by up to 70%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 customers, large government agencies and small to medium businesses in segments such as finance, banking, higher education, retail, technology, energy, insurance, and consumer packaged goods strengthen their cyber security defenses. For more information visit or contact Lorraine Kauffman-Hall at 704-882-0443 or lhall(at)attainmarketing(dot)com.

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