About Phase2 Advantage
Phase2 Advantage is a cyber security training and certification company based in Savannah, Georgia. The certifications developed by the company are listed on the DHS NICCS website, which authorizes them to be approved courses for government and military personnel.
Through its Partner Program, Phase2 Advantage provides physical and digital materials to training centers around the world presenting its cyber security courses. The company offers its partners a wide range of supporting services at no additional cost including customized Learning Management System Dashboards, train-the-trainer programs, and numerous marketing and co-branding benefits.
The instructional team of Phase2 Advantage provides classroom training for corporate, government, and academic entities domestically and abroad. The staff of professional instructors possess a high degree of subject matter expertise in their respective fields and are passionate about student success.
The consulting division of Phase2 Advantage provides expertise to corporate, government, and academic entities as well, both domestically and abroad. Specialized knowledge areas include the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, IT Business Continuity Planning, IT Disaster Recovery Planning, and IT Risk Management Program Development.
About the Director
Michael I. Kaplan is a Corporate Information Security Consultant, a certified Cyber Security Instructor, and a passionate advocate for military veteran issues with 21 years of experience in the security industry. His technical areas of specialization are Incident Response, Business Continuity / Disaster Response Planning, Information Security Management, and Digital / Network Forensics.
Michael also possesses a high degree of subject matter expertise in NICE Cybersecurity Framework implementations, HIPAA Compliance (HITECH, GAPP), NIST SP 800 Series, ISO 27000 Series, PCI-DSS, SSAE 16 (SOC1, SOC2), and FedRAMP (moderate, high).
Michael’s career includes the US Army’s 11th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Lead Investigator on an international fugitive task force, an Executive Protection Specialist for Fortune 500 companies, and an IT security consultant for numerous companies both in the US and abroad.
Relevant Industry Certifications
Certified Information Security Management Systems – Lead Implementer
Certified Information Security Management Systems – Lead Auditor
Information Systems Certification and Accreditation Professional
Certified Healthcare Information Systems Security Practitioner
Certified Information Systems Security Manager
Certified Information Systems Security Auditor
Certified Information Systems Security Officer
Certified Information Systems Risk Manager
Certified Secure Web Application Engineer
Information Systems 20 Controls (IS20)
Certified Penetration Testing Engineer
Certified Network Forensics Examiner
Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer
Certified Professional Ethical Hacker
Certified Incident Handling Engineer
Certified Security Leadership Officer
Certified Digital Forensics Examiner
Certified Cyber Security Instructor
Certified Vulnerability Assessor
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