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News Archive From May to January, 2016

Gov. Tom Ridge Participates in DHS Panel, “Leadership in Times of Crisis.”

WASHINGTON, DC (February 22, 2016) – Moderated by Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, the panel explored strategies for handling crisis situations. The group of former and current governors discussed the challenges of handling crises ranging from terrorists attacks to natural disasters. Gov. Ridge, calling on his experience as Governor of Pennsylvania and Secretary of READ MORE

Internal Audit – Shifting the Cyber Security Focus

By Ken Urish, February 19, 2016 – According to the 2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit report published by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Audit Executive Center, internal audit leadership lacks confidence in its staff’s cyber security capabilities. 52% of respondents felt that lack of cyber security expertise had a detrimental effect on READ MORE

Gov. Ridge Participates in Lloyd’s City Risk Index Forum

WASHINGTON, DC (February 17, 2016) – Lloyd’s City Risk Index 2015-2025 ( lloyds.com/cityriskindex ) presents the first ever analysis of the economic output at risk in 301 major cities from 18 man made and natural threats over a ten-year period. Based on original research by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge READ MORE

Gov. Tom Ridge Participates in International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism Seminar

WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2016) – Speaking as Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, Gov. Ridge addressed the Potomac Institute as part of this year’s seminar on combating terrorism. Along with Co-Chair Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, he addressed growing concerns around the spread of the Zika virus and the drastic need for READ MORE

Ridge Global’s Chairman, Tom Ridge, Keynotes Cyburgh Conference in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA (February 1, 2016) – Speaking at Cyburgh, a joint initiative from the Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at the Carnegie Mellon University and the Pittsburgh Technology Council, Governor Tom Ridge emphasized Pittsburgh’s leading role in cybersecurity. “This is a city and a region that has gone READ MORE