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Former DHS chief Ridge promotes R&D tax credit for cyber developers

By Charlie Mitchell / March 21, 2018

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 products.

“I appreciate the opportunity to be on the alliantgroup board. In my experience as governor and at DHS, I always liked incentivizing good behavior,” Ridge said. “Alliantgroup has identified a niche around the permanent...

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