Press Release

KnowBe4 completes acquisition of Egress, enhancing cybersecurity capabilities

Wed 10 Jul 2024

Security awareness training provider, KnowBe4, has announced the completion of its acquisition of adaptive and integrated cloud email security company, Egress.

This strategic move aims to enhance KnowBe4’s cybersecurity offerings and deliver a unified user experience.

KnowBe4’s acquisition of Egress marks a step in expanding its capabilities in the cybersecurity domain. Egress will be integrated into KnowBe4’s existing platform over the coming months. This integration is expected to provide comprehensive protection against human-targeted threats and improve the overall experience for their users.

CEO of KnowBe4, Stu Sjouwerman, said human risk management is an essential component of a comprehensive cybersecurity programme.

“This acquisition reinforces our ability to fortify global organisations against the ever-increasing amount of human-targeted threats. Today marks an important milestone in the evolution of cybersecurity and the next generation of KnowBe4’s human risk management capabilities,” added Sjouwerman.

The integration of Egress products and operations into KnowBe4’s platform will focus on delivering enhanced email security solutions. Users can expect improved adaptive security measures that respond to the dynamic nature of cyber threats, ensuring a higher level of protection and reducing the risk of data breaches.

KnowBe4 plans to fully integrate Egress’s solutions into its platform within the next few months. All customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals have been completed, and the acquisition is officially closed.

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