Inspired eLearning Taps Tyler Cohen Wood, Former DIA Senior Intelligence Officer, As The Company's Cyber Security Advisor | Reuters

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SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 1, 2015

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Inspired eLearning, the nation's leading security awareness and compliance training company, announced today that former DIA Senior Intelligence Officer and Cyber Deputy Division Chief, Tyler Cohen Wood, has joined the company. Tyler Cohen Wood is also the critically acclaimed author of "Catching the Catfishers: Disarm the Online Pretenders, Predators, and Perpetrators Who Are Out to Ruin Your Life" (2014: Career Press).

Felix Odigie, CEO of Inspired eLearning remarks, "We are honored to have Tyler join our company, and we are confident that her expertise, insight, and uncanny understanding of today's cyber landscape will be a tremendous asset to our clients and the organization as a whole. We believe the best way to protect vital IT infrastructure is to educate every person in an organization to recognize, avoid, and respond to cyber security threats. Tyler will help spread that message to organizations all over the world."

Tyler Cohen Wood states, "I'm excited about the opportunity to help alert organizations and individuals about the dangers of cyber threats. Thousands of attacks happen every day and the technology, no matter how sophisticated, can always be sidestepped by hackers and criminals. The only way to get in front of this scourge is to proactively teach employees secure behavior. I'm thrilled to join the team at Inspired eLearning that effectively helps organizations do that."

Prior to joining Inspired eLearning, Tyler Cohen Wood's career spans over 16 years in the security and intelligence sectors, 12 of which were with the Department of Defense. Most recently she was at the U.S Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) under the Department of Defense (DoD), where she served as a Senior Intelligence Officer, Deputy Cyber Division Chief and the DIA Science and Technologies Directorate-selected Cyber Subject Matter Expert (SME). Along with developing highly technical cyber solutions, she made decisions and recommendations that significantly changed, interpreted, and developed important cyber policies and programs affecting current and future DoD and Intelligence Community policies.Tyler also served at the DoD's Cyber Crime Center as a Senior Digital Forensic Analyst, where she used her expertise to conduct intrusion and malware analysis that not only achieved many successful prosecutions, but also saved businesses millions of dollars, as well as put online sexual offenders and those who have committed crimes against children behind bars. She has also provided her extensive expertise to NASA and technology stalwart IBM.

About Inspired eLearning

Named an INC. 5000 company for the 3rd year in a row, Inspired eLearning is dedicated to delivering the highest quality enterprise educational products that transform corporate culture, nurture and enhance workforce skills, and deliver maximum ROI for the corporate education budget. We offer turn-key Security Awareness and Compliance programs that include fully customizable off-the-shelf Cyber Security and Compliance training, PhishProof phishing assessment software, custom courseware design and development, content integration, and a fully hosted web-based eLearning course delivery and tracking system using the iLMS (Inspired Learning Management System). For more information, visit http://www.inspiredelearning.com.

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SOURCE Inspired eLearning

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/01/insp-elearning-elect-idUSnPnLJHWT+5f+PRN20150901