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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training


People influence security more than technology or policy, and cybercriminals know how to exploit human behaviors. Security and risk management leaders should invest in tools that increase awareness and influence behavior that supports security business objectives through computer-based training.

Published: 18 July 2019

ID: G00378818

Analyst(s): Joanna Huisman

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Security Awareness Is a Far-Reaching Concept
  • Market Trends
    • Variety of Content Formats, Lengths and Styles, Including Mobile Capabilities
    • Gamification
    • Multilanguage Support
    • Supplemental Internal Marketing Content
    • Competitive Pricing
    • Integration Partnerships and Possibilities
  • Market Dynamics and Growth
  • Advice to SRM Leaders Purchasing Security Awareness CBTs

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Barracuda
    • Cofense
    • Global Learning Systems
    • Infosec
    • Inspired eLearning
    • Junglemap
    • KnowBe4
    • MediaPRO
    • MetaCompliance
    • PhishLabs
    • Proofpoint
    • SANS Institute
    • Security Innovation
    • Terranova Security
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria
  • Other Vendors of Note

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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