Rapid growth, creation of LUCY USA and more than 165 new cyber awareness templates in LUCY V4.0

  • Strong commitment to the American market with the foundation of LUCY USA
  • FY 2017 brought almost double the previous year’s sales growth.
  • LUCY Version 4.0 brings even more efficient Security Awareness Management Tools and Reputation Based e-Learning
  • More than 165 new templates have been deployed including training content and templates for educational Internet attacks
  • Ibliss as a Brazilian partner strengthens its presence in the Latin American market.

Thalwil (March 16, 2018) – With the foundation of LUCY America LLC, based in Austin Texas, the Swiss software manufacturer of cyber prevention solutions is strengthening its strategic focus on the US market. LUCY version 4.0 allows highly automated social engineering attacks for training purposes and has 165 new attack templates and CBT learning modules. With IBLISS as a renowned Brazilian partner, LUCY’s Latin American partner network is expanding significantly.  And the company almost doubled its turnover in the financial year 2017!

LUCY-Server is used in more than 60 countries and enables companies to realize realistic simulated cyberattacks. At the same time, self tailored security awareness programs and early warning systems can be used to increase IT-security awareness in the company. For the first time ever, the LUCY server allows cyber prevention in the form of a standardized product, which is affordable for everyone. In addition, customers also have the opportunity to test and improve their IT security without specialist knowledge.

LUCY USA allows us to develop and maintain the most important market of our company. The United States accounts for approximately 30% of our total sales and we are delighted to have a well-established team in Austin that knows us and our product inside out.  With IBLISS we have found the perfect partner for Brazil. The company is known across the board, highly qualified and committed to LUCY. Portuguese speaking customers now have access to local support, which is an important success factor for South American business. That is why we expect to achieve triple-digit growth rates in the Americas in 2018.

Palo Stacho Co-Founder LUCY with Colin Bastable Chief Revenue Officer LUCY USA [1]

About the product: LUCY version 4.0, which has been available since the end of January 2018, has dozens of new functions and hundreds of improvements. Particularly worth mentioning are the so-called Threat Mitigator, the integration of the Adapt Authoring Toolkit and Reputation Based e-Learning. The former allows the administrator of the’ attacking’ server to be notified immediately when spam / malware attacks are in progress. The second enables the creation of completely individual training content, which can be distributed to employees via the LUCY server. And ‘Reputation-based e-learning’ allows employees to be trained according to their strengths, weaknesses and needs,” says Palo Stacho, co-founder of LUCY.

About LUCY Security: The LUCY Phishing Awareness Training Server is used for the simulation of social engineering attacks and can be used universally – from SMEs to large customers. The product can be installed directly on the customer’s premises, a cloud version is also available. The Swiss solution provides hundreds of pre-configured phishing templates and training modules[3], which can be used by the end customer independently. With the “Phishing Incident Plugin” for Microsoft Outlook the user can raise the alarm in case they suspect an attack. LUCY’s “Threat Analyzer” will automatically evaluate and risk-score suspected phishing attack emails, saving valuable time for the security team. The product is installed on more than 5000 servers, in over 60 countries. More than 3 million phishing simulations have been managed, using LUCY. Certified Eco-System partners in 16 countries complement the LUCY solution with their value-added services.

 

The product is offered in the Freemium model: The free Community Edition is suitable for SMEs with up to 50 employees. The commercial Starter Edition costs USD 680 and – unusual for the industry – unlimited licenses are available from 3400 USD.

 

For more information please contact palo (a t) lucysecurity-do t-com and ask for Oliver Münchow or Palo Stacho. LUCY Phishing GmbH, Seestrasse 13 | CH-8800 Thalwil, Switzerland | +41 793 01 7810

 

  • LUCY Phishing GmbH, Seestrasse 13, CH-8800 Thalwil, Schweiz, +41 44 557 19 37
  • LUCY Security LLC, 801 W 5th St, Suite 809, Austin TX 78703, USA, 512-917-9180

[1] Picture available at https://goo.gl/vzJd6W

[2] IBLISS Digital Security Homepage: https://www.ibliss.digital/?lang=en

[3] http://www.lucysecurity.com/product/server-plug-ins/campaign-scenarios/

 

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