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Tom Ridge, the first Homeland Security secretary and former governor of Pennsylvania, has signed on as the new Chairman of Cybersecurity and Technology at alliantgroup, where he will focus on encouraging smaller entities to use the federal research and development tax credit to develop cybersecurity ...
It is our hope that the rest of the country follows in their stead and begins supporting solutions to fix our politics now. Tom Ridge served as the first secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and was the 43rd governor of Pennsylvania. He also served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Biometric authentication is the method which can enable the connected society to get full benefit of the internet and the digital world, according to commentary penned by former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge and published by CNBC on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the formation ...
In the months after 9/11, the Department of Homeland Security turned to biometrics -- or body recognition technology -- to help with border security. Programs such as TSA PreCheck, Global Entry and smartphones with fingerprint entry also rely on this technology. DHS turned to biometrics on the premise ...
Former Homeland Security director and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge made one of his first public appearances this week since a heart attack in November nearly took his life. In comments made exclusively to Action News, he tells us his secrets to his survival. Tom Ridge has led an active life.

Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge makes his first television appearance since a near fatal heart attack. Ridge attended an event tonight in Washington supporting the Ridge School for Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences at Mercyhurst University. Less than four months after his heart attack, ...
photo - FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, former FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, former Pennsylvania Gov. and former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge stands before Tom Wolf takes the oath of office to become the 47th governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the state ...

(TNS) — Politicians aren't taking cybersecurity seriously enough, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Wednesday in Colorado Springs. "I don't see a sense of urgency in the political world about how serious this challenge is," Ridge said in a luncheon speech during the ...
Tom Ridge, a former Pennsylvania governor, became the first assistant to the president for homeland security and, later, the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security after that department was established in 2003 following the events of 9/11. Ridge is founder and chairman of Ridge Global ...
Tom Ridge, the former homeland security secretary and Pennsylvania governor, has been dealing firsthand with first responders for decades, but never quite like on the morning of Nov. 16. Ridge was at a hotel in Austin, where he was attending a meeting of the Republican Governors Association. When he ...
(Undated) -- Former Governor Tom Ridge says he flatlined three times during a November heart attack, and he's crediting health care workers for keeping him alive. The 72-year-old former U.S. homeland security secretary told The Washington Post in a story published yesterday he woke up feeling ill at a ...
The entirety of Lehigh and Northampton counties will be in a newly redrawn congressional district that includes a slice of southern Monroe County, according to a new map released Monday by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. (PA Supreme Court). Laura OlsonContact ReporterCall Washington Bureau.
When President George H.W. Bush signed the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law nearly 28 years ago, he eloquently declared, “Let the shameful wall of exclusion come tumbling down.” That was a watershed moment for our country. After decades of willful exclusion and benign neglect ...
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