KnowBe4’s “The Inside Man” Season Three Wins 2021 NYX Video Award

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Popular, binge-worthy security awareness training series is the gold winner in the e-learning category

To create an entire 12-episode season of a thrilling drama series during a pandemic was a real challenge – but to win a GOLD award at the NYX Video Awards is something else. -Jim Shields, creative director, Twist & Shout Communications, a KnowBe4 company

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that “The Inside Man” season three by Twist & Shout Communications, a KnowBe4 company, has been named a gold winner in the e-learning category for the 2021 NYX Video Awards.

The NYX Video Awards celebrate the best visual ideas from all around the world, where glitzy visuals are paired with unparalleled creativity and effectiveness, celebrated by NYX and other professionals alike.

“’The Inside Man’ continues to win international recognition, which is rare, especially for a security awareness training series,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. “I congratulate everyone involved in this series for the work they did during an undoubtedly difficult year to produce a new season without compromising on quality. Providing our customers with constantly fresh content to help encourage a stronger security culture has always been our goal when producing this type of series.”

"This is The Inside Man's first award for season three,” said Jim Shields, creative director, Twist & Shout Communications, a KnowBe4 company. “To create an entire 12-episode season of a thrilling drama series during a pandemic was a real challenge – but to win a GOLD award at the NYX Video Awards is something else. I am so proud of my team and the way they rolled with the necessary restrictions in place while we were filming last year. We have the most incredible talent and commitment in our Inside Man family and I am truly thrilled to see them recognized in this way."

“The Inside Man” is a custom, network-quality video series, now with three seasons, created by Twist & Shout Communications, a KnowBe4 company. The series is about an IT security analyst starting a new job where no one suspects he is already inside their most secure systems or that sinister forces are pulling his strings. The exclusive KnowBe4 series delivers an entertaining, movie-like experience with a compelling story that will engage users and create fans. From social engineering to passwords, to social media and travel, “The Inside Man” reveals how easy it can be for an outsider to penetrate an organization’s security controls and network. And, more importantly, it wrestles with the human cost of cyber crime. This content is available to all diamond-level KnowBe4 subscribers. Watch “The Inside Man” series trailer here: https://www.knowbe4.com/inside-man.

View all of the winners of the NYX Video Awards at https://nyxawards.com/video/winner.php.

About KnowBe4
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 37,000 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.

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