Netizen Corporation awarded HIRE Vets Platinum Medalion for the 4th year in a row.

Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an ISO 27001:2013, ISO 9001:2015, and CMMI Level 3 certified provider of cybersecurity and related solutions for defense, government, and commercial markets, has once again for the fourth year in a row received a HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion award from the U.S. Department of Labor for the hiring, retention, support, and training of military veterans and their families. This is the highest level of award available under this program and is given to select companies demonstrating superior commitments to veteran employment and the overall military/veteran community. Netizen employs a significant percentage of veterans nationwide to support federal, commercial, and government contracts while also providing free training, college scholarships, and paid internships to help veterans and military families obtain careers in high-demand technical fields such as cybersecurity.

The HIRE Vets Medallion program was established under the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act or HIRE Vets, Act signed into law on May 5, 2017, to recognize employers who hire, retain, and support military veterans. The Platinum Medallion is the highest level of award a company can receive for this program and the citation states that “[Netizen] has demonstrated a model of patriotism worthy of praise as well as a recognition of the value veterans bring to the workplace.”

“At Netizen we take pride in our military service, and are heavily involved in the veteran community providing scholarships, internships, training, education, and support to organizations in the Lehigh Valley region and beyond. As a veteran-owned company, we have always been keenly aware of the benefits and skills that military veterans bring to an organization and offer programs to help them enter and thrive in technical career fields by working with colleges, service organizations, and other groups to continuously expand our award-winning military and veteran support programs,” said Michael Hawkins, Netizen CEO, and a U.S. Army veteran.

About Netizen Corporation:

America’s fastest-growing cybersecurity firm, 2nd fastest-growing Veteran-owned company, and 47th fastest-growing private company overall according to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s most successful businesses, Netizen provides specialized cybersecurity solutions for government, defense, and commercial markets. They also develop innovative products such as the award-winning Overwatch Governance Suite.

The company, a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB), is based in Allentown, PA with additional locations in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. In addition to having been one of the fastest-growing businesses in the US, Netizen has also been named a national “Best Workplaces” by Inc. Magazine and has received the US Department of Labor HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion award for veteran hiring, retention, and community involvement four years in a row. Learn more at

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