Learning Tree Awarded the Texas Department of Information Resources InfoSec Academy Training & Education Services Contract
HERNDON, Va. – April 26, 2018 – Learning Tree International (OTCQX: LTRE) announced today that it has been awarded a contract with the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) for administering the Cybersecurity InfoSec Academy Education and Training Program. As the lead agency for Texas information and technology resources, DIR provides security and educational training opportunities for state government security professionals to gain valuable knowledge and expertise for successfully obtaining security industry professional certifications.
With a reported $77.1 million in losses from internet crime in 2016 for Texas, according to the Internet Crime Complaint Center,1 “Vigilance is our best protection against known and unknown bad actors," said Nancy Rainosek, State of Texas Chief Information Security Officer. “As the threat landscape changes, so does the defensive posture of governments tasked with protecting and securing citizen data. Programs like our InfoSec Academy are just one of our many tools that help to train and certify the State’s cybersecurity professionals.”
“We are thrilled for the opportunity to help Texas State Agencies upskill their cyber professionals through the DIR InfoSec Academy,” said Richard A. Spires, CEO at Learning Tree. “Learning Tree has long been an expert at helping governments and agencies worldwide build workforce skills in cybersecurity.”
Learning Tree’s DIR InfoSec contract (Contract Number DIR-TSO-4006 / Vendor Number 1541577802400) is in effect until August 31, 2022. For more information on the contract, visit LearningTree.com/Contracts/DIR-InfoSec.
About Learning Tree International
Learning Tree International is a trusted, global partner delivering mission-critical IT training and certifications, as well as the communication and critical thinking skills necessary to effectively deploy and deliver major IT initiatives. Over 2.5 million IT & business professionals around the world have enhanced their skills through Learning Tree's extensive library of proprietary and partner content.
Today, Learning Tree offers an expanded training portfolio, including Agile, cyber security, cloud computing, program/project management, web development, operating systems, networking, leadership, and more. Attendees enjoy award-winning content that goes beyond the classroom with customized blended learning solutions featuring instructor-led, on-demand, and live, online training through Learning Tree AnyWare®, a modern technology platform that delivers an immersive, virtual learning experience.
We go beyond training with Workforce Optimization Solutions — a modern approach that improves the adoption of skills and accelerates the implementation of technical and business processes required to improve IT service delivery. These services include: needs assessments, skill gaps analyses, blended delivery, and acceleration workshops delivered by our expert instructors — working professionals with 15+ years of experience in the fields in which they teach.
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