FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Michael Redman of RPI Group Inc. Announced as Winner of 12th Annual U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award
Washington, D.C. - May 14, 2015 – (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) announced the winners of their annual U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards (GISLA®) program, awarding Michael Redman, Senior IA Manager & Chief, Policy and Accreditation Branch and a Master Trainer for RPI Group Inc., the award in the category of Workforce Improvement for his ongoing commitment to significant improvements and innovation within the security of the federal government.
Michael C. Redman, CISSP, CISM, CCNA, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+, MCP, MCSA, created training materials and delivered training for DoD cybersecurity professionals, bridging the gap between standard course material and the reality the professionals face on a daily basis. Due to this innovative thinking, his students had a 93% pass rate on certifications such as CISSP, CISM, Security+ and Linux+.
The committee was comprised of senior information security experts from (ISC)²’s U.S. Government Advisory Council (USGAC). The awards were announced during a gathering of government information security executives at the GISLA® Gala in Washington, D.C.
(ISC)²® is a global not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying information security professionals. They are recognized as the largest membership body of certified information and software security professionals with almost 110,000 members worldwide. With over 20 years of service, they have shaped the information security profession by providing vendor-neutral education products, career services and Gold Standard credentials to professionals in over 160 countries.
Michael Redman works with RPI Group as a Master Cybersecurity Trainer out of Huntsville, Alabama. Michael has worked with RPI Group Inc. for 2 years and teaches classes such as CISSP, CASP and Security+, as well as Custom SolarWinds Training. A few testimonials of praise from his students include, “Mr. Redman was outstanding! He takes genuine interest in how everyone learns and understands the material and is always looking for ways to improve.” “It’s like he wrote the book on Sec+. I can tell he knows his job very well and enjoys what he does.” and “He did everything possible to help us answer all questions thoroughly and adapted his course to our learning style and used real life situations.”
Founded in 2001, RPI Group, Inc. is a privately-held, service disabled, veteran-owned company providing a variety of tailored services including specialized program management, systems engineering and technical assistance (SETA) support to the National Security Community and the Defense Department, Federal government relations, undersea warfare subject matter expertise, and aviation systems engineering. Headquartered in Fredericksburg, VA with offices in San Diego, Denver, and now Dahlgren, RPI serves national and international clients.
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