WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013–Ridge Global, an international provider of security and risk management services, and iJET University, a premier provider of risk management training curricula and solutions, announced today that the two companies will collaborate to offer instructor-led training for executives and decision makers with security responsibility. Specifically, iJET University will offer Ridge Global’s flagship corporate security and resiliency training courses to its broad base of international clients and members. “Tom Ridge and his team are some of the world’s foremost experts on how to build resilient enterprises,” said Bruce McIndoe, CEO of iJET. “Their expertise is second to none, so we’re excited to bring this level of talent and training to our members.”
“Managing risk in today’s risk-centric world is key to improving bottom-line growth, increasing shareholder value and ensuring a company’s sheer survival,” said Tom Ridge, President and CEO of Ridge Global. “iJET has been helping major corporations optimize their risk management posture for years. They are an industry leader, and we look forward to working with them on this important training initiative.” The courses, structured in one-day modules, will introduce participants to corporate security and risk management fundamentals, help them identify vulnerabilities and gaps within their organizations, and provide a baseline and effective tools for optimizing their corporate security. The training includes insight from former Secretary Ridge and includes learning objectives such as: understanding corporate security risk management fundamentals; investigating opportunities to increase risk management effectiveness; and understanding the value of creating a culture of security.
About Ridge Global
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Ridge Global provides strategic and operational services that advance the security and economic interests of businesses and governments worldwide. Led by The Honorable Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania, Ridge Global offers international expertise across a scope of risk management and core business concerns, including security and infrastructure protection, emergency preparedness and response, energy, maritime management and strategic growth. For further information, please visit www.ridgeglobal.com
iJET International, Inc. (www.ijet.com) is an operational risk management company providing intelligence, technology, risk management planning and emergency response solutions to enable organizations to protect their assets and mitigate their risk so that they can operate globally with confidence. Founded in 1999, iJET is a private company headquartered in Annapolis, MD and services over 500 multinational corporations and government organizations.