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Avaya Government Solutions Named Cybersecurity "Organization of the Year" by ISSA International


Avaya Government Solutions announced it has been named 2013 "Cybersecurity Organization of the Year" by the Information Systems Security Association.

  • Honored for expertise, effectiveness and dedication to the advancement of the cybersecurity profession.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Today Avaya Government Solutions announced it has been named 2013 "Cybersecurity Organization of the Year" by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), the only independent forum dedicated to the advancement of cybersecurity professionals, their organizations and critical infrastructure worldwide. 

ISSA is known as a driving force in the cybersecurity profession and has fostered many of the industry's most respected leaders. 

Avaya Government Solutions is actively involved in ISSA and has built a highly-experienced team of cybersecurity experts who help to defend the nation and its economy against the growing threat of cyberattacks.  They are part of an Avaya Information Technology Professional Services team that specializes in solutions and services for U.S. defense, civilian and intelligence agencies, as well as state and local governments.

The ISSA award honoring Avaya Government Solutions will be presented during the fourth annual ISSA International Conference to be held October 9-10 in Nashville, Tenn.

"Avaya Government Solutions has demonstrated a superior level of dedication to the advancement of the cybersecurity profession. We are proud to recognize the company for its sustained, proactive involvement with ISSA and for contributing directly to the overall professionalism of ISSA and its membership."
-- Donald Glass, Kerzner International and ISSA Awards Chair

"Cyberattacks often come with little or no warning and can debilitate mission-critical operations and infrastructure.  Our Avaya Government Solutions cybersecurity experts work hand in hand with government agencies to protect and defend our nation’s most valuable resources.  We’re delighted to be recognized for our work and for our support of ISSA and its mission."
-- Mike Paige, President and CEO, Avaya Government Solutions

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About ISSA
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA®) is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure. ISSA members and award winners include many of the industry’s notable luminaries and represent a broad range of industries - from communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial and consulting to IT - as well as federal, state and local government departments and agencies. Through regional chapter meetings, conferences, networking events and content, members tap into a wealth of shared knowledge and expertise. Visit ISSA on the web at and follow us on Twitter at @ISSAINTL.

About Avaya Government Solutions
Avaya Government Solutions offers collaboration, communication and professional services solutions that support citizens, government employees and warfighters.  We provide full lifecycle support of mission-critical communications systems and business applications with proven expertise in program management, software engineering, network engineering and cybersecurity.  With our technology platforms and professional services support team, agencies can streamline communications, deliver mission success and bring the right people together with the right information at the right time.  For more information, please visit

About Avaya
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. For more information please visit

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