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Inspired eLearning Wins Two 2019 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards

“Our mission is to help secure our customers by arming them with best-in-class security awareness solutions,” said John Trest, Chief Learning Officer. “With these awards, it lets our team know we’re one step closer to our vision of empowering our customer’s employees to protect their organization.”

Inspired eLearning, the world’s most effective security awareness platform, announced that the company has been named a winner of two 2019 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards.

Their leading product, Security First Solutions, earned the award for Cutting Edge Security Training, and their PhishProof solution, the industry’s first anti-phishing simulation tool capable of training employees to recognize the full spectrum of phishing attempts: phishing (email), vishing (voice/phone), SMiShing (SMS text), and USB baiting, was recognized in the Ground-breaking Company Anti-Phishing category.

“We are extremely honored to be among the winners of the Infosec Awards this year,” said Kyle Metcalf, Inspired eLearning CEO. “Security training is at the heart of what we do, and we believe that Cyber Defense’s acknowledgement of our company further demonstrates the need for our offerings to help customers create a security-minded organization.”

“Isn’t it time to stop the breaches and get one step ahead of the next threat? Inspired eLearning has won the Cutting Edge Security Training and the Ground Breaking Company Anti-Phishing awards from our magazine because they are an innovator that might actually help you reach this goal and defeat the next generation of exploiters,” said Gary S. Miliefsky ,CEO, Cyber Defense Media Group which is in its 7th year of publishing Cyber Defense Magazine and running these independent and prestigious awards. Winners are selected out of 3,000 submissions from across the globe and honor companies in the Information Security industry who are recognized as innovators and showcase new and unique technologies.

“Our mission is to help secure our customers by arming them with best-in-class security awareness training solutions,” said John Trest, Chief Learning Officer. “When we’re honored with awards like this, it lets our team know we’re one step closer to our vision of empowering each of our customer’s employees to protect their organization from cybersecurity threats.”

Inspired eLearning continues to be recognized as a leader in the computer-based training market following a record-setting 2018 where they won 39 Awards, becoming the most awarded security awareness company of 2018.

For a full list of awards Inspired eLearning has won over the years, visit

About Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards 
This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s seventh year of honoring InfoSec innovators. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. Learn more at

About Inspired eLearning: 
Named an Inc. 5000 company for the 5th year in a row, Inspired eLearning delivers the highest quality educational products to transform corporate culture, nurture and enhance workforce skills and deliver maximum ROI for the corporate education budget. Inspired eLearning offers Security Awareness and Compliance solutions that include Security First Solutions, CyQ Cybersecurity Assessment tool, PhishProof phishing assessment software, content integration and a fully hosted web-based eLearning course delivery and tracking system using the iLMS (Inspired Learning Management System).

About the Judging 
The judges are CISSP, FMDHS, CEH, certified security professionals who voted based on their independent review of the company submitted materials on the website of each submission including but not limited to data sheets, white papers, product literature and other market variables. CDM has a flexible philosophy to find more innovative players with new and unique technologies, than the one with the most customers or money in the bank. CDM is always asking “What’s Next?” so we are looking for Next Generation InfoSec Solutions.

About Cyber Defense Magazine 
With over 1.4 Million annual readers and growing, and over 7,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA conferences and our paid subscribers. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at and visit and to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives. 

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