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Mission Critical Global Alliance: Helping Secure Mission Critical Infrastructure

ALEXANDRIA, VA (February 11, 2021) – The recent cybersecurity attack on our nation is presenting far reaching impacts in the public and private sector. Those affected are assessing the damage to their mission critical operations and the overall costs are expected to be staggering. The breach has highlighted the need for continued vigilance in securing mission critical infrastructure. That vigilance starts with educated personnel in industry best practices for securing that infrastructure, which includes both operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) systems.

That is why business leaders, government, and industry turn to Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA) as a trusted resource in ensuring employees charged with safeguarding those elements of mission critical infrastructure have their skills validated against industry best practices and obtain the Certified Mission Critical Operator (CMCO) and the Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) credentials.

MCGA’s mission is to build a mission critical workforce that have the certified knowledge and skills necessary to meet the ever-changing cyber threats to business, government, and industry critical infrastructure around the world.

MCGA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities, of those professionals working to improve and protect mission critical operations across industry sectors through out the world. We accomplish this through our expertise in advocacy, education, research, workforce development, and professional credentials.

“Organizations around the world are struggling to assess how the present cyber-attack will impact their day-to-day operations now and going forward,” said Tom Finan, MCGA Board Chairman. “MCGA could not have come at a better time. It serves as an invaluable resource that business and industry can call upon to ensure their mission critical professionals have the recognized knowledge and skills they need to maintain and secure their operations.”

To learn more about how MCGA can aide in the protection of critical operations, please visit or contact Bryan Kainrath, MCGA President, at

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