Global Knowledge Named Finalist in 2007 SC Magazine Awards Program for Outstanding Achievement in IT Security
CARY, NC - December 1, 2006 - Global Knowledge, the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information technology (IT) and management professionals, today announced that the company has been named a finalist in the 2007 SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology security in the Professional Award category.
"The contributions of Global Knowledge demonstrate the vibrancy and vitality of the IT security industry," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "They benefit our readers and, in turn, corporate users of technology."
IT-security vendor companies nominate entries for consideration in the SC Magazine's Awards program, which are judged by a panel of 17 chief information security officers at major corporations.
"Our ability to deliver collaborative, hands-on security training across a variety of technologies and vendors led to our nomination for the outstanding achievement in information technology security award. This real-world approach facilitates peer interaction and team-based problem solving while building skills that immediately impact business performance," said Mike Walsh, Product Director - Advanced Networking Technologies at Global Knowledge.
Global Knowledge provides broad-based information security training that includes general security skills-building and vendor-specific courses from industry leaders such as Computer Associates, Checkpoint, Cisco, EC-Council, EMC, Foundstone, Microsoft, Red Hat, and SurfControl. By combining expert instruction with hands-on instruction, the company delivers training for real-world security skills acquisition and certification.
Winners will be announced at an awards event to be held in San Francisco in
February of 2007.
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information technology (IT) and management professionals. The company offers a broad array of hands-on IT, project management, and professional skills training featuring proprietary core and custom curriculum, as well as content from leading companies, including Cisco, Microsoft, Nortel, and Red Hat. Delivered in classrooms, at private facilities, or over the Internet, Global Knowledge has helped Fortune 500 companies, organizations and government agencies leverage learning to turn knowledge into productivity for employees, customers, and channel partners. Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,200 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe. For more information visit www.globalknowledge.com.
About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.