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Egress joins the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD)

As part of FWD, Egress will work with member organisations to mitigate email security breaches, including phishing attacks and data loss.

London, UK – 18th November 2021 – Egress, the leading provider of intelligent email security, has formally joined the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD). FWD is the trade association for food and drink wholesalers in the UK and currently supports the distribution of products to over 450,000 retail businesses.

FWD plays a crucial role in representing retail interests to Government, as well as monitoring and advising on policy and legislation. In addition, FWD works with leading service providers to help members improve efficiency, communication and security across the sector.

Commenting on the membership, Egress Director of Strategic Partnerships Daniel Hoy explained: “Our FWD membership demonstrates Egress’ ongoing commitment to providing the highest levels of cybersecurity to UK business. Organisations are currently exposed to an unprecedented level of email security threats, with new incidents hitting the headlines daily. As part of FWD, we look forward to working closely with member organisations to ensure their businesses are protected from email-borne cyberattacks and the data they share remains secure.”

Commenting on today’s announcement, Martin Williams, Associate Director at FWD, said: “FWD is delighted to welcome Egress into its membership. As the trade association for food and drink wholesalers in the UK, we take responsibility for working with leading service providers that can advise our members and add value to their businesses. As one of the leading cybersecurity providers, we look forward to working with Egress to ensure we can offer advice, guidance and solutions designed to enhance security across the UK wholesale market.”

About Egress

As advanced persistent threats continue to evolve, we recognize that people are the biggest risk to organizations’ security and are most vulnerable when using email.

Egress is the only cloud email security platform to continuously assess human risk and dynamically adapt policy controls, preparing customers to defend against advanced phishing attacks and outbound data breaches before they happen. Leveraging contextual machine learning and neural networks, with seamless integration using cloud-native API architecture, Egress provides enhanced email protection, deep visibility into human risk, and instant time to value.

Trusted by the world’s biggest brands, Egress has offices in London, Sheffield, Cheltenham, New York, Boston, and Toronto. In April 2024 KnowBe4, the provider of the largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Egress.