KnowBe4 and GCA partner to promote awareness and adoption of cybersecurity solutions

New York, May 3, 2023. KnowBe4 and the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) announced today that they have entered into a partnership to support increased adoption and implementation of cybersecurity best practices.

Global Cyber Alliance and KnowBe4 were both engaged under the UK Government Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Digital Access Programme (DAP). GCA provided free tools and resources within dedicated, country specific, cybersecurity toolkits and KnowBe4 assisted in-country with cybersecurity awareness workshops in South Africa.

This partnership takes that relationship global – bringing together two global organizations with complementary services.

KnowBe4 is a leader for security awareness training and the Global Cyber Alliance builds concrete solutions that reduce cyber risk, and ensures these are offered free of charge to end user communities, with focus on small businesses and individuals who can benefit from tailored training. GCA’s tools enable end users to make informed choices, take decisive action and, through the implementation of free toolkits, substantively reduce their cyber risk.

The partnership is important for individuals and businesses alike – those with fewer employees, IT resources, knowledge, and budget can take advantage of KnowBe4’s range of free services and GCA’s free to use toolkits whilst larger enterprises for whom security awareness training is a big challenge.

Anna Collard, SVP of Content Strategy and Evangelist KnowBe4 Africa: “We are excited about this partnership and about leveraging the GCA toolkits, which offer small organizations practical guides to address privacy and security challenges in a market that desperately needs it. In combination with KnowBe4’s new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, this offers SMEs a very strong and holistic defense.”


Brian Cute, Director of GCA’s Capacity & Resilience Program: “We are proud to join efforts with KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, working together to better tackle social engineering. This new partnership with KnowBe4 opens a new opportunity to implement real ways to tackle challenges, which at the end of the day reduces human error and creates real change.”

About the Global Cyber Alliance

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world. GCA works with our partner community worldwide to build practical, accessible resources and measure their impact, in order to achieve a secure, trustworthy Internet that enables social and economic progress for all.

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About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 56,000 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 their last line of defense.

Media contacts

Global Cyber Alliance: [email protected]; [email protected]

KnowBe4: [email protected].