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Egress wins at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2021

Egress has been recognised in two categories at the National Undergraduate Employability awards.
by Egress
Published on 1st Mar 2021

London, UK – 1st March 2021 - Egress has been recognised at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards, placing in the top five of the ‘Top Small to Medium-Sized Undergraduate Employer’ category. The Best Contribution to a Small or Medium Sized Employer award was also given to Simi Vagh, who completed her placement year with Egress in Summer 2020.

This recognition highlights the success of Egress’ long-running undergraduate placement programme, as well as the valuable contribution made by undergraduate placement students each year. Students who do their undergraduate placement year with Egress have the opportunity to experience working in an exciting, fast-growing scale-up with a fun and unique company culture, gaining practical experience and learning directly from experts in their field.

Charlotte Murfin, Human Resources Manager at Egress, comments, "We're thrilled to have been recognised at this year's NUE Awards. These awards highlight the ongoing success of our undergraduate placement programme, which currently employs 14 students from some of the UK's top universities. Students who undertake a placement with Egress are able to gain hands-on experience of working for one of the UK's most exciting, fast-paced technology companies, and the fact that we've placed in the top five undergraduate employers is a testament to the incredible placement experience that Egress has to offer."

Learn more about Egress’ undergraduate placements here.

About the National Undergraduate Employability Awards

The winners of the 2021 National Undergraduate Employability Awards, organised by, were announced on Thursday 25th February.

Five hundred of the industry’s finest came together virtually to celebrate the outstanding achievements of employers, agencies, universities and students in undergraduate work experience.

Special Guest Speaker and Co-host of the Awards, June Sarpong, OBE inspired the audience with her journey on becoming an internationally renowned broadcaster, writer and campaigner on diversity issues.

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.