“One Year Later, Promises of Iran Deal Unfulfilled,” Philly Inquirer Op-Ed by Gov. Tom Ridge

August 9, 2016 (Washington, DC) – “Last week, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused the United States of failing to honor pledges in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Citing “the futility of negotiations with the Americans,” he distanced himself from the nuclear deal he once supported. Coming just weeks after the one-year anniversary READ MORE

“A Chance for Every Willing Worker,” US News Op-Ed by Gov. Tom Ridge

July 26, 2016 (Washington, DC) – “The Americans with Disabilities Act is 26-years-old. And today, federal contractors are showing early progress in hiring people with disabilities. It was about this time three years ago that U.S. federal contractors learned of new rules from the Labor Department concerning the employment of qualified workers with disabilities and READ MORE

Statement From The Honorable Tom Ridge On Louis Appell

June 29, 2016 (Washington, DC) – The Honorable Tom Ridge today issued the following statement on the death of Louis Appell: “Pennsylvania lost an iconic civic leader, philanthropist and businessman with the death of Louis Appell. And Michele and I lost a good friend and trusted supporter who was always there for us and for READ MORE

“Protect against bioterror,” Gov. Ridge’s Latest Op-Ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

June 24, 2016 (Pittsburgh, PA) – In today’s Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Gov. Ridge and Tara O’Toole, Executive Vice President of In-Q-Tel, warn of how a failure to “harness the explosion of bioscientific knowledge” could lead to disaster. Gov. Ridge is the Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense. “The Post-Gazette reported recently on READ MORE

U.S. Chamber, Ridge Global Announce Cyber Education Program for Small, Medium-Sized Businesses

June 14, 2016 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Ridge Global, announced today the creation of a new online cyber education effort aimed at preparing and defending American small businesses from cyberattacks. “Small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly finding themselves the target of cyberattacks, putting them at the forefront of READ MORE

Governor Tom Ridge to Serve Fifth Term as U.S. Chamber National Security Task Force Chairman

June 7, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced today that the Honorable Tom Ridge, former governor of Pennsylvania and first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will serve his fifth term as chairman of the Chamber’s National Security Task Force. “I am pleased that the Chamber’s National Security Task READ MORE

Gov. Ridge Presents Allegheny College Prize for Civility to VP Joe Biden and Sen. John McCain

June 7, 2016 (Washington, DC) – Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. and Governor Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and a 2012 Allegheny College honorary degree recipient, presented the 2016 Prize for Civility in Public Life to Vice President Joe Biden and Senator John McCain. Both award recipients spoke to READ MORE

Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones Keynotes Burson-Marsteller Cyber Forum in London

Ridge Global Senior Advisor and Former UK Security Minister cautions business leaders against simply delegating cyber leadership & accountability. LONDON, UK (May 17, 2016) – Business leaders that fail to proactively prepare for cyber breaches face the prospect of significant “financial consequences,” said Baroness Pauline-Neville Jones at a forum hosted by leading PR and crisis READ MORE

Ben Harel Participates in Panel on Financial Industry at Cyber Investment Summit

New York, NY (May 2, 2016) – The first summit designed to examine the increasing investment opportunities in the world of cybersecurity brought together experts from the public and private sector. Ben Harel, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ridge Global Capital Group, discussed how the new interconnected nature of the financial services market makes it READ MORE

Ridge Global and OptioLabs Partner to Offer Effective Cybersecurity Products and Solutions

BALTIMORE, MD – April 27, 2016 – OptioLabs, a security insight solution provider for the mobile enterprise, and Ridge Global, a leader in helping organizations become cyber resilient, today announced a strategic partnership to bring innovative cybersecurity products and services to the market. The partnership offers a unique marriage of both organizations’ tremendous talent pools; READ MORE