Difenda Security Awareness Training

Enable Your Employees to Make Smarter Decisions

Mature your security awareness program with Difenda’s Security Awareness Training. Leverage our best-in-class security awareness tools to transform your organization’s ability to measure and manage human risk.

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The One-and-Done Security Awareness Onboarding Video Isn't Enough Anymore

Attackers are targeting your employees more directly than ever. Sophisticated phishing and ransomware messages are constantly appearing in their inboxes. Without regularly scheduled and updated training material, you are putting your organization at risk.

With Difenda SAT, your organization can strengthen your last line of defense by providing your end users with the tools needed to detect and avoid malicious emails, calls and messages.

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Introducing Difenda SAT

Maintaining an impactful Information Security Awareness program is one of the most effective ways to proactively limit security infractions from becoming serious security issues. Difenda’s Security Awareness Training programs are designed to measure how ‘phish prone’ your organization is to social engineering tactics and provide remedial training on an ongoing basis to reinforce safe computing behaviors.

For developing and delivering Difenda’s own training programs, we partner with KnowBe4 who have a world-class security training and testing platform.

Difenda SAT Benefits 

  • Develop quantitative and qualitative understanding of the organizational risk posed by people
  • Targeted training material hand-picked by our GRC team for each department to ensure relevancy to each role.
  • Consistent remedial training and simulated phishing attacks that assess user abilities over time

What’s included in Difenda SAT?

Difenda SAT offers the most up-to-date and engaging security awareness training powered by KnowBe4 — enabling your employees to make better decisions. Our foolproof security awareness tools not only help manage the impact of social engineering but makes learning fun!

Baseline Testing


Difenda SAT provides a thorough understanding of the Phish-prone™ percentage of your end-users through baseline testing and simulated attacks.

Training Workshops


Difenda delivers live, onsite/remote training workshops leveraging interactive security awareness training modules, videos, games, posters and newsletters.

Simulated Phishing


Difenda SAT delivers social engineering phishing tests after completion of training programs and at periodic intervals to assess changes in the security awareness level of your team.

How does it work?

Difenda Security Awareness Training protects your business from security breaches by arming your last line of defence with the tools needed to detect and avoid phishing and social engineering attacks.

Difenda SAT will assess the Phish-prone™ percentage of your end-users through baseline testing and simulated attacks. Based on this feedback, our expert GRC team will select targeted training material for each department to ensure relevancy to each role.

Following training programs, Difenda periodically sends your team simulated phishing attacks to ensure their knowledge and skills are up to date.

Difenda constantly updates training material to match the current security landscape and ensure your protection.

Email Compromise
Costs Organizations $12M
Each Year.

Many organizations face challenges with their current security awareness training programs, such as:

  • Inconsistent or one-time delivery
  • Boring materials
  • Lack of testing/ follow up

With Difenda, never watch the same boring security training video again.

Difenda SAT has helped hundreds of organizations protect their business with unique and engaging training modules, periodic tests and consistently updated materials.


How can SAT protect your business?

SAT protects your business from security breaches. The human element is known to be the weakest link in an organization’s cyber security posture. Frequent security awareness training has been shown to reduce the risk of social engineering and business email compromise by over 50% in just three months.

Enable your employees to make smarter decisions

Building and conducting an Information Security Awareness program is one of the most effective ways to educate and support your staff to follow security controls and proactively limit security infractions from becoming serious security issues. Difenda SAT helps prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data stored in your IT network and endpoint devices. This includes email messages, files, and databases. SAT also protects your business and employees from ransomware, phishing, malware, mobile security, social engineering and more. Difenda’s SAT platform also provides you with a dashboard showing your staff’s progress over time.

Take your cybersecurity program to the next level

Implement a robust cybersecurity solution that keeps your business protected at all levels. SAT is a modular solution that integrates seamlessly with other components of the Difenda Shield, including:

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Megan Miller

Megan Miller’s energy and passion for learning flow into all aspects of her work. As the Growth Manager, North America, she brings a background in sciences which she has transitioned to the tech sector in her role at Difenda.

With a Bachelors of Science in Geology, Megan is a lifelong learner who is voracious about learning anything she can get her hands on about cybersecurity. Her positive energy has built a sales strategy with a focus on expanding in the United States while nurturing the Canadian presence. She is responsible for recruiting and training the sales team. Together with the company’s leadership, she creates the sales process and the company’s product strategy in order to better serve the customer base. This ensures that our customers have a highly trained and highly motivated team to help them every step of the way, Megan has completed Microsoft SC-900 training and working towards mastering Microsoft.

Whether at work or play, Megan is fully committed. She took her love of hockey all the way to the semi-professional level as a competitive hockey player. Megan loves all things sports including water skiing, scuba diving, cycling, and snowboarding. She also enjoys time with family and reading about alternative energy, innovation, and cybersecurity.

Natasha Phanor

As the Microsoft Partner Manager at Difenda, Natasha Phanor is responsible for driving growth within our Microsoft Partnership. With six years in the industry, she offers a fresh, energetic approach, and the ability to focus on our customer’s needs throughout the entire process. Natasha has the innate ability to foresee customer needs and solve problems before they arise, which creates a smooth road for each customer she encounters.

As the recipient of the Outstanding Services Partner of the Year Award in 2018, it is clear that Natasha responds quickly to customer needs, creates a platform for understanding a customer’s business requirements, and walks them through the process to ensure their complete satisfaction.

In her spare time, Natasha is as energetic and passionate as she is on the job. A self-proclaimed foodie-extraordinaire, she enjoys dinner parties, traveling, downhill skiing, hiking, biking, and reading. Natasha has a Bachelor of Fine Arts, specializing in Dance, from Ryerson University.

Lisa Templeton

Lisa Templeton is the perfect combination of human empathy and technological prowess. In her role as People Services Manager, she takes care of our team members to support them in their daily work, as well as on their personal life paths. Happy employees make for happy customers, and Lisa excels in giving our employees the tools they need for success in order to become the best possible versions of themselves. Along with employee formation, she shines in the service delivery support domain to continuously improve the process. Her 24 years of experience in IT Operations and Service Management help her create quality and efficiency at Difenda.

Having attended the Information Systems Management certificate program at Ryerson University, and with various other certifications to her credit, Lisa is perceptive and innovative when it comes to information technology, but also sensitive to the needs of her human constituents. Responsible for achieving the first privately owned company HDI Support Center certification in Canada, she has also designed and implemented Service Management excellence programs and 24×7 IT Operations departments for multiple IT organizations, and has created corporate rewards and recognition programs to keep her employees engaged and motivated.

On the personal side, Lisa passionately supports the cause of breast cancer research, having lost her mother to the disease. She reads voraciously in her spare time, and enjoys the art of home renovation. The summer months also bring time on her boat and exploring new hiking trails.

Miranda McCurdy

Miranda McCurdy uses her myriad super powers in all aspects of her job and personal life. As the Marketing Director at Difenda, Miranda McCurdy brings over a decade of experience to the table, which includes expertise in all facets of operations, brand management, and content marketing, as well as a multitude of successful strategies for the ever-expanding digital world. She is an expert at simplifying the message the company is trying to send, filling in gaps in the information, and strengthening the content in order to create compelling narratives that strengthen the brand and developing programs that bring teams together.

With several Addy Awards issued by the American Advertising Federation Cleveland to her credit, and her never say die attitude, Miranda understands both the broader picture and the minute details that are needed to successfully market a product. With her abilities to harness both the talent needed to spread the message, as well as to create the message itself, she is an integral cog in the company’s ability to communicate with customers and other stakeholders.

When she is not building a brand, she shares her ability to fill the gaps in her community by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, the Special Olympics, and the Charleston Food Bank. In her spare time, Miranda spends time with her family, enjoys fitness and health, paddle boarding, reading, and arts and crafts.

Juliana Zaremba

Connections are the name of the game for Juliana Zaremba. As Strategic Partnerships Director, she is responsible for Difenda’s channel partnerships and the development and ownership of the channel partner program. She is also responsible for the global Microsoft Partnership, including the creation of strategic plans with MSFT contacts that will facilitate the continued growth of the business and establish certification and training protocols in all security technologies. Her role is multifaceted, as she acquires partners, manages relationships with them, and develops strategies that will provide cutting edge security solutions to our customer base. Another integral aspect of her job is to facilitate growth.

With a Bachelor’s in Math from the University of Waterloo and 14 years of experience from her previous roles at Herjavec Group and CDW, her cutting edge focus and ability to develop long-lasting relationships and strategies provides world class security solutions to our customer base.

Juliana thrives on connections outside of work as well. She is a philanthropist and contributor with Women4Change based in Hamilton. This group of local women is passionate about supporting local causes, and she focuses her efforts around Women in STEM. She is also a member of Club Italia in Niagara Falls and supports their youth events throughout the year.

When not managing the Microsoft Global partnership, Juliana enjoys reading, often reading several books at once. Juliana enjoys exploring the Niagara Escarpment with her family, as well as sharing meals and experiences with her extended family. Juliana’s competitive nature has her always trying new things, like Whoop band challenges and Peloton.

Jeffry Jacob

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