Netwrix launches Visibility Academy to increase cyber security awareness

Netwrix supports knowledge sharing among IT professionals to strengthen organizations’ security posture and beat cyber threats

Irvine, CA, April 26, 2016

Netwrix Corporation, a provider of IT auditing software that delivers complete visibility into IT infrastructure changes and data access, today announced the launch of Netwrix Visibility Academy, a free educational resource designed to provide training for IT pros on the basic principles of how to gain visibility into IT environments to enable IT security and data protection. Netwrix Visibility Academy provides IT administrators, IT managers and CIOs with free training materials to gain deep insight into key IT security challenges, effectively manage cyber risks and protect sensitive data.

"Knowledge sharing is a critical success factor for fighting cybercrime, and I’m glad that Netwrix has provided a knowledge resource to give insights to IT pros and encourage them to share expertise," said Richard Muniz, Deployment Engineer at DaVita Kidney Care. "While attackers continue to evolve their techniques, the IT community more than ever needs to raise awareness about major security issues and best practices to tackle cyber threats. Sharing expertise and experience within the professional community will help organizations regardless their size and industry define possible attack vectors, adequately evaluate risks and prevent large-scale data breaches."

The main sections of Netwrix Visibility Academy include:

  • How-to guides to give step-by-step instruction about monitoring the most critical events across hybrid cloud IT infrastructure to reduce security blind spots and enable basic IT change controls.
  • Research Studies that are conducted among IT pros worldwide by Netwrix Research Lab to discover up-to-date interests of the IT community and provide granular industry trend analysis.
  • SysAdmin Magazine, a monthly publication that offers a perfect mix of ideas and insights to enable IT pros to keep a tight grip on IT security and do their regular job faster.
  • Webinars to unveil real-world use cases of Netwrix customers and learn more about security issues, ask questions to Netwrix experts and get useful tips.

"Netwrix has always aspired to have a positive impact on the IT community and help IT pros improve their security savviness," said Michael Fimin, CEO and co-founder of Netwrix. "The new Netwrix Visibility Academy is the major step towards fulfilling this mission and the core element of our thought leadership strategy, which comprises education and high-tech industry expertise. The unified knowledge base will be equally helpful for IT administrators, who can use it as an instrument to perform daily routine tasks, IT managers, who may need it for actualizing security enhancements, and CIOs, who have to perform proactive planning and bring security awareness into employees’ minds. Educational resources and industry research will allow them to gain a deeper understanding of their security posture and ensure that the organization can control and mitigate its risks."

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About Netwrix Corporation

Netwrix Corporation provides IT auditing software that delivers complete visibility into IT infrastructure changes and data access, including who changed what, when and where each change was made, and who has access to what. Over 150,000 IT departments worldwide rely on Netwrix to audit IT infrastructure changes and data access, prepare reports required for passing compliance audits, and increase the efficiency of IT operations. Founded in 2006, Netwrix has earned more than 70 industry awards and was named to both the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. For more information, visit

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