KnowBe4 Completes Rigorous SOC 2 Data Security Audit

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Company demonstrates dedication to privacy and protection of client data

KnowBe4, top security awareness and simulated phishing platform


A SOC 2 is the industry standard for demonstrating the integrity of our data security standards.

KnowBe4, the world’s largest provider of security awareness training and simulated phishing, has successfully completed a rigorous third-party audit of its data security procedures and processes under the Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) standards.

The examination that led to compliance with the demanding data security standards was administered by the professional IT compliance and audit staff at 360 Advanced, a national HITRUST CSF, Qualified Security Assessor, and Certified Public Accountant firm based in St. Petersburg, FL.

“We are pleased to provide assurances to our customers that we are executing all necessary actions to totally protect their data,” said Brian Jack, Chief Information Security Officer for KnowBe4. “A SOC 2 is the industry standard for demonstrating the integrity of our data security standards. It is the third party assurance that validates our dedication to privacy and protection of client information at all levels of our operations.”


KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s most popular integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 16,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by data and IT security expert Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud, and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, internationally recognized computer security expert, and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer helped design KnowBe4’s training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Thousands of organizations trust KnowBe4 to mobilize their end-users as the last line of corporate IT defense.

Number 231 on the 2017 Inc. 500 list, #50 on 2016 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and #6 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in England and The Netherlands. For more information, visit and follow Stu on Twitter at @StuAllard.


Services provided by 360 Advanced include HITRUST CSF, SOC 1 (SSAE 18), SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI DSS, HIPAA Security/HITECH, Microsoft Vendor Policy and other security and compliance services for a variety of industries and business verticals nationwide.

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