London, UK, AUGUST, 2017 – ACQ5 announces the winners of the 2017 ACQ5 Global Awards:Popcorn Training honoured as South Africa’s Cyber Security Awareness Training Provider of the Year.

“The 2017 ACQ5 Global Award winners represent the best of breed in all industry sectors and have earned these honours by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists” says Jake Robson, Group Editor of The ACQ5. Relying on reader insight and experience to provide nominations to the panel remains the cornerstone of our program and to identify industry leaders, individuals, teams and organizations that represent the benchmark of achievement and best practice in the business world.”

“It’s an honour to be named a winner by ACQ5 Awards for this industry recognition award,” said Anna Collard, Managing Director and founder of Popcorn Training. “This award is a testament to Popcorn Training’s commitment to create high quality Cyber Security Awareness that is engaging, entertaining and memorable. We would like to thank all our customers and partners for their ongoing trust and support. We commit to continue growing and innovating in cyber security awareness & culture change”

The 12th Annual ACQ5 Global Awards honours the leading deal teams, firms and professionals whose activities set the standard for our markets. The total number of nominations received stood at an amazing 83,121 representing a 37.6% response rate. Only nominees receiving an average 4-star rating or above achieved a short-list status.

All Award Winners for the 12th Annual ACQ5 Global Awards are released in the annual ACQ5 Global Awards 2017 publication. For more information visit or contact ACQ5 at +44 (0)871 218 2470.

Popcorn Training is transforming the way people engage with cyber security by offering engaging and memorable content and by putting the user first. Popcorn Training believes in effecting real behaviour change through awareness programmes that are current, relevant, accessible and memorable. No more bland policy PowerPoints that just tick audit boxes, but rather inspiring and entertaining training that teaches real cyber vigilance. Some of the key content messages include topics within security frameworks such as ISO 27001, industry standards such as PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and regulations such as Privacy laws (PPI).