The following article was compiled from a press release.

Deborah McFadden has been named as director of business development and head of the east-coast office of IT Training Solutions (ITTS), a Washington state-based company that specializes in a wide range of IT training with an emphasis on Cyber Security.

Heather Stratford, the CEO of ITTS, said that the newly opened Fairfield County office will better serve clients in the eastern time zone.

“Our strength is the quality of our instructors, the on-site customization, and the ability to tailor trainings to meet the needs of our clients. We have top industry experts in the IT field as well as a wide range of services and courses that can help organizations of any size become more efficient, secure and effective,” she said.

McFadden most recently ran for first selectman of Wilton. She served as a member of the Board of Selectmen for 11 months, taking the seat of Ted Hoffstatter when he resigned in January 2015. She is currently the chair of the Wilton Democratic Town Committee.

A press release announcing McFadden’s hiring said she is “…a strategic problem-solver with both leadership and hands-on accomplishment in municipal government, education and training and crisis management. McFadden brings a depth and breadth of experience that is unique. Specifically, McFadden has worked for both municipal governments, managed a prominent Washington D.C. training and tutorial organization, and, most recently, was Director of Communications for an emergency management consulting firm.”

Recent examples of their work cover a variety of projects across North America. In Canada, ITTS is providing security awareness in a uranium mine, a highly regulated industry. At Stanford University they have worked closely with the CIO office in developing custom programs for handling their 550 internal IT Staff on a quarterly basis. University of Texas brought them in to help the CIO office develop onsite courses they teach regularly. Also ITTS partnered with University of Miami in providing 125 virtual courses for their continuing education program.

ITTS provides a full range of consulting and training including onsite courses, live remote and 125 online dynamic and interactive virtual trainings gives maximum flexibility for clients. Virtual courses range from basic Microsoft Office 365 to CISSP Certifications. ITTS services include a wide range of compliance and security focused trainings including:  Security Awareness, PCI- DSS, HIPPA, SOX, GLBA, Data Handling, Bring your own Device and Physical Security, a growing area of training both in the United States and throughout the world.

For more information about IT Training Solutions and the Fairfield County office, contact Deb McFadden by phone at 203.202.3134 or via email.