In a breach-ridden and compliance-driven world, end user training has become an essential line of defense said Norm Hartshorne, President of Secure Links. Adding Security Mentor filled a critical gap in our product portfolio.
Pacific Grove, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015
Security Mentor, a pioneer of innovative, effective security awareness training, today announced the launch of its new Security Mentor Global Partner Program designed to accelerate its growth globally. The new program empowers resellers, distributors, and integrators to offer Security Mentor’s security awareness training to customers worldwide, addressing the ever-increasing cyber-attacks their employees face on a daily basis.
“High visibility data breaches and surging cyber-attacks have demonstrated the importance of securing employees,” said Marie White, CEO and President, Security Mentor. “This is a very exciting time for Security Mentor as we are seeing incredible demand globally for our award-winning security awareness training program. There is a clear need for training that is more than just check the box, it must drives real behavior change. Our new Global Partner Program creates a partner network that will make our cutting-edge training available to customers worldwide who previously we would not be able to reach.”
The Global State of Information Security Survey 2015 by PwC reported that an employee security awareness training program was the top spending priority for organizations over the next 12 months. Resellers, distributors and integrators are uniquely suited to help their customers meet this need by offering an effective security awareness training solution. The inaugural members of the Security Mentor Global Partner Program are in markets throughout the Americas, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.
“In a breach-ridden and compliance-driven world, end user training has become an essential line of defense,” said Norm Hartshorne, President of Secure Links. “Adding Security Mentor filled a critical gap in our product portfolio.”
The Security Mentor Partner Program provides partners with the sales tools, marketing, and educational support services they need to minimize cost of sale while concurrently providing new profit opportunities in an accelerated security market. Key benefits of the Security Mentor Partner Program include:
- High profit margins
- Co-operative marketing and demand generation activities
- High-touch selling to help qualify, position and close prospects as desired
- Extensive marketing resources available
“Security Mentor is committed to cultivating and supporting a strong relationship with each partner,” said Craig Kunitani, COO, Security Mentor. “Our goal is to arm Security Mentor partners with the tools they need, and provide a unique competitive edge, in addressing their markets.”
Security Mentor enables real, immediate behavior change by combining engaging, highly interactive training that employees love to take, with content-rich lessons that convey critical security information. Security Mentor’s groundbreaking “Brief, Frequent and Focused™” training model maximizes learning and keeps security top-of-mind. Flexible program options including Single Sign-on (SSO) and SCORM modules, plus comprehensive administration capabilities, make training simple to manage, from start to finish. For more information, visit the company’s website, and follow the company on Twitter at @SecurityMentor and on LinkedIn.
About Security Mentor
Security Mentor’s groundbreaking and award-winning security awareness training elevates security and compliance by transforming your workforce into security savvy employees. With only 10 minutes/month, our interactive, highly engaging lessons teach critical security skills in an easy-to-understand, fun format that drives real behavior change. The result: an engaged staff that values security. Incorporated in 2008, Security Mentor has customers ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to local and state governments. To learn more, take a look at our two-minute introductory video or request a demo at http://www.securitymentor.com