Statement from Tom Ridge on the Passing of Howard A. Schmidt, Former White House Cybersecurity Advisor

(March 2, 2017) – It is with great sorrow that Gov. Tom Ridge today confirmed the death of his business partner and friend, Howard A. Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt, 67, passed away at home this morning outside Milwaukee. “Our nation has lost a rare gem. Howard Schmidt was a leader on digital security before most people READ MORE

Ridge Global and Risk Cooperative Announce Strategic Leadership and Operational Integration

Setting their sights on risk, readiness and resilience, Governor Tom Ridge will serve as Chairman and Dante Disparte as CEO Washington, D.C. – February 21, 2017 – The strategic leadership and management teams of Ridge Global and Risk Cooperative today announced they are joining forces to bring a unique suite of advisory, education, technology and risk-transfer READ MORE

First-Ever Online Cyber-Risk Oversight Certificate Program Now Available to Corporate Directors

NACD, Ridge Global, and the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University partner to confer cybersecurity-oversight certificate developed specifically for corporate board members WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 14, 2017) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Ridge Global, and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University today launched the READ MORE

Gov. Ridge Discusses the Future of Cyber Security on The CEO Show

Gov. Tom Ridge joined Robert Reiss on the CEO Show to discuss the future of cybersecurity. Topics range from Gov. Ridge’s service in Vietnam and his career of service as a lawyer, Congressman, Governor of Pennsylvania, and eventually as the first Homeland Security Secretary. As part of the CEO Show Gov. Ridge talked about the READ MORE

Aronson LLC Partners with Ridge Global and Risk Cooperative to Offer Enhanced Cybersecurity Services

(Rockville, M.D. – January 24, 2017) Aronson is proud to announce that the firm’s Technology Risk Services Group has established a strategic partnership with Ridge Global and Risk Cooperative to help companies improve their cybersecurity posture and resiliency. Aronson clients will now be able to access additional services and capabilities, including cyber education courses, insurance READ MORE

ASAP Applauds White House Call for Action to Close Security Gap in Global Postal System

December 21, 2016 (WASHINGTON, DC) – Americans for Securing All Packages (ASAP) applauds the White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) and numerous agencies, including the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security, for their joint strategic plan announcing that “the time for action is now” to close a dangerous loophole in the global postal system. READ MORE

Patriot One Engages Ridge Global as Strategic Advisor

TORONTO, CANADA–(December 19, 2016) –Patriot One Technologies Inc., (TSX.V: PAT) (OTCPINK: PTOTF) (FRA: OPL) (“Patriot One” or the “Company”), developer of a revolutionary concealed weapons detection system, is pleased to announce that the Company has engaged Ridge Global as a strategic advisor. The partnership will expand key relationship opportunities, and support deeper engagement and enhanced READ MORE

“Is the US Ready for a Biological Catastrophe?” – Gov. Tom Ridge on MSNBC Morning Joe

December 19, 2016 – As a follow up to his recent joint op-ed in Time Magazine with Senator Joseph Lieberman, Gov. Tom Ridge joined Morning Joe on MSNBC to discuss the ongoing threat from bioterrorism and what the United States needs to do to protect itself. Gov. Ridge, along with Sen. Lieberman, is a co-chair READ MORE

Time Magazine Op-Ed: “Tom Ridge and Joseph Lieberman: How Donald Trump Can Protect America from Bioterrorism”

“The United States needs better plans for stopping and responding to attacks. Leaders from more than 120 nations just concluded the Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference in Switzerland, which focused on the threat posed by biological terrorism. During the conference, the U.S. delegation urged countries to reduce that threat by implementing strategies for detecting READ MORE

“Directors Target of New Cybersecurity Training” – Bloomberg BNA

December 8, 2016 – “No company is immune from cybersecurity threats, not even a chocolate maker. Take it from the nation’s first Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, who now sits on the board of Hershey Co. He says every company is a digital company, including the Pa.-based manufacturer of Kisses and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. READ MORE