Product Comparison

KnowBe4 vs NINJIO

Common Comparisons

Overall Score
Phishing Simulation
Ease of Use
Reporting Capabilities
Content Quality

Summary

Review date: November 19th 2018

Snapshot: KnowBe4 provides security awareness training and simulated phishing tools.

Who are KnowBe4?

KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. They offer a range of materials and scenarios to help train users to be more aware of social engineering style threats. They provide a range of tests such as simulated phishing, vishing and smishing attacks to identify users who need security training. They provide security awareness training to these customers which comes in the form of interactive modules, videos, games, posters and newsletters. A range of reports show how the overall security awareness of an organisation has been increased through the training process.

For: Organizations who have been struggling with stopping phishing attacks and want to help to train users.

Not For: Organizations who want the most granular and data driven reporting on security awareness training available, or a technical phishing defence platform.

Features:

  • Content library with over 700 engaging training materials made up of videos, games, posters and newsletters available to access based on subscription level
  • ‘Phish alert’ Outlook plug in, means users can report when they think is spam email to IT so they can verify if the email is real or not
  • Training is engaging and well liked by users, with high rates of success according to customers
  • Simulated phishing campaigns can be edited, with customisable landing pages, scenarios and attachments
  • Collection of reports and analytics which show how well security awareness training is working to protect the organisation
  • Easy user management with active directory integration allowing you to track employees progress with training
  • High levels of customer satisfaction with the service
  • Can train users in different types of social engineering attacks, including phishing emails, voice and text or instant messaging

Expert Insight:

KnowBe4 is a market leader in security awareness training. They offer a range of high quality, customisable campaigns to test employees and the service is very easy for IT departments to manage. KnowBE4 offer a range of training materials which help to improve the security of a businesses, and statistics help to show how this is improving over time. This is a hugely popular service with great features such as the phish alert, which allows users to quickly report emails to IT, helping to prevent potentially disastrous data leaks.

The platform is primarily aimed at American companies, with training materials and campaigns aimed mostly at an American audience. It’s a strong security awareness training option for companies around the world, however. It’s hugely popular among customers and for a lot of businesses will be very effective at increasing the overall security of an organisation against phishing attacks.

Overall Score
Phishing Simulation
Ease of Use
Reporting Capabilities
Content Quality

Summary

Review date: October 4th 2018

Snapshot: Ninjio offer content first security awareness training.

Who are Ninjio?

Ninjio are a security awareness vendor which puts content first. They provide story based security awareness training as animated episodes. They aim to make security awareness training as engaging as possible, so that employees enjoy and take on board the materials. This will help to improve the overall security awareness o a business. They also offer simulated phishing campaigns through third party partners, and a range of analytics and metrics. Ninjio have recently partnered with IronScales to offer technical security awareness training alongside security awareness training.

For: Organizations looking for the most high quality and engaging security awareness training materials.

Not For: Corporate enterprises looking for granular reporting and customisable training content and materials.

Features:

  • Training materials are animations with very high production values that cover multiple security threats
  • Animated episodes are 3-4 minutes in length, and inspired by a real security breach and written by professional television screenwriters starring Hollywood actors
  • Detailed further reading materials are available for end users to find out more about security topics
  • Ninjio Phish is a simulated phishing testing module that comes from Ninjio partners and is fully independent of the training
  • Range of admin features to streamline management such as Single Sign on Technologies and Active Directory integration
  • Offers full legal compliance to businesses of all sizes

Expert Insight:

Ninjio offers a strong platform for providing employees with highly engaging and memorable awareness training materials. Ninjio has been unique in it’s security awareness training approach, prioritising content before anything else. The animation is Hollywood quality, with some high profile actors and screenwriters making security training something that employees may actually want to undergo. Alongside animated video, Ninjio do publish blogs and some other materials if employees want to read more about certain topics.

Ninjio offer security awareness testing in the form of phishing simulations, but this comes through third party solutions. They have also partnered with security platforms such as Ironscales, who offer phishing protection within the email inbox. Ninjio offer a range of admin features, but these are not as advanced as the reporting and analytics offered by some other products in this category. Ninjio however, has excelled at high quality and engaging content. This is arguably the most important factor in security awareness training, as it is likely to make more people aware of security issues. IF you are looking for the most captivating security awareness training materials to help employees become more security aware, Ninjio is a good option.

Overall Score
Phishing Simulation
Ease of Use
Reporting Capabilities
Content Quality

Summary

Review date: November 19th 2018

Snapshot: KnowBe4 provides security awareness training and simulated phishing tools.

Who are KnowBe4?

KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. They offer a range of materials and scenarios to help train users to be more aware of social engineering style threats. They provide a range of tests such as simulated phishing, vishing and smishing attacks to identify users who need security training. They provide security awareness training to these customers which comes in the form of interactive modules, videos, games, posters and newsletters. A range of reports show how the overall security awareness of an organisation has been increased through the training process.

For: Organizations who have been struggling with stopping phishing attacks and want to help to train users.

Not For: Organizations who want the most granular and data driven reporting on security awareness training available, or a technical phishing defence platform.

Features:

  • Content library with over 700 engaging training materials made up of videos, games, posters and newsletters available to access based on subscription level
  • ‘Phish alert’ Outlook plug in, means users can report when they think is spam email to IT so they can verify if the email is real or not
  • Training is engaging and well liked by users, with high rates of success according to customers
  • Simulated phishing campaigns can be edited, with customisable landing pages, scenarios and attachments
  • Collection of reports and analytics which show how well security awareness training is working to protect the organisation
  • Easy user management with active directory integration allowing you to track employees progress with training
  • High levels of customer satisfaction with the service
  • Can train users in different types of social engineering attacks, including phishing emails, voice and text or instant messaging

Expert Insight:

KnowBe4 is a market leader in security awareness training. They offer a range of high quality, customisable campaigns to test employees and the service is very easy for IT departments to manage. KnowBE4 offer a range of training materials which help to improve the security of a businesses, and statistics help to show how this is improving over time. This is a hugely popular service with great features such as the phish alert, which allows users to quickly report emails to IT, helping to prevent potentially disastrous data leaks.

The platform is primarily aimed at American companies, with training materials and campaigns aimed mostly at an American audience. It’s a strong security awareness training option for companies around the world, however. It’s hugely popular among customers and for a lot of businesses will be very effective at increasing the overall security of an organisation against phishing attacks.

Overall Score
Phishing Simulation
Ease of Use
Reporting Capabilities
Content Quality

Summary

Review date: October 4th 2018

Snapshot: Ninjio offer content first security awareness training.

Who are Ninjio?

Ninjio are a security awareness vendor which puts content first. They provide story based security awareness training as animated episodes. They aim to make security awareness training as engaging as possible, so that employees enjoy and take on board the materials. This will help to improve the overall security awareness o a business. They also offer simulated phishing campaigns through third party partners, and a range of analytics and metrics. Ninjio have recently partnered with IronScales to offer technical security awareness training alongside security awareness training.

For: Organizations looking for the most high quality and engaging security awareness training materials.

Not For: Corporate enterprises looking for granular reporting and customisable training content and materials.

Features:

  • Training materials are animations with very high production values that cover multiple security threats
  • Animated episodes are 3-4 minutes in length, and inspired by a real security breach and written by professional television screenwriters starring Hollywood actors
  • Detailed further reading materials are available for end users to find out more about security topics
  • Ninjio Phish is a simulated phishing testing module that comes from Ninjio partners and is fully independent of the training
  • Range of admin features to streamline management such as Single Sign on Technologies and Active Directory integration
  • Offers full legal compliance to businesses of all sizes

Expert Insight:

Ninjio offers a strong platform for providing employees with highly engaging and memorable awareness training materials. Ninjio has been unique in it’s security awareness training approach, prioritising content before anything else. The animation is Hollywood quality, with some high profile actors and screenwriters making security training something that employees may actually want to undergo. Alongside animated video, Ninjio do publish blogs and some other materials if employees want to read more about certain topics.

Ninjio offer security awareness testing in the form of phishing simulations, but this comes through third party solutions. They have also partnered with security platforms such as Ironscales, who offer phishing protection within the email inbox. Ninjio offer a range of admin features, but these are not as advanced as the reporting and analytics offered by some other products in this category. Ninjio however, has excelled at high quality and engaging content. This is arguably the most important factor in security awareness training, as it is likely to make more people aware of security issues. IF you are looking for the most captivating security awareness training materials to help employees become more security aware, Ninjio is a good option.