HSSI is regularly recognized by prestigious associations and industry groups for exceptional performance and outstanding achievement: 


May 2, 2016:  HSSI received the Hermes Gold Creative Award for Web-Based Training for its Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) course.

 Hermes Gold Creative Award

2015:  HSSI received two Communicator Silver Awards presented by The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for Menu Design and Special Interest Categories for our Motorcycle Safety and Enforcement Training Course.


The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts


HSSI named as 2013 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) to the Military, one of 50 companies recognized nationally by The MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

“HSSI is proud of our commitment to those who serve our country through the employment of military veterans.  Of all HSSI employees, Veterans comprise 38% of our workforce, with 33% of our Vets being Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and an additional 18% of our employees are dependents of active duty military personnel deployed globally,” said Stephen Cameron, President/CEO of HSSI. 

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May 2, 2013:  HSSI wins the 19th Annual Communicator Award of Distinction for Interactive Media for Corporate
Training for our work on the IADLEST "Pursuit Policy" eLearning course.  Learn More


HSSI receives the 2012 North Carolina Employment Security Commission, "North Carolina National Guard Employer of the Year award".


HSSI is one of two finalists in the 4th Annual GSN (Government Security News) Homeland Security Awards for “Best Homeland Security Training / Higher Education Solution”.   

Best Homeland Security Training / Higher Education Solution

HSSI ranked 70th in small to midsize companies for 2012 Leadership Excellence 500 by Leadership Excellence Magazine. 

2012 Leadership Excellence 500 by Leadership Excellence Magazine

HSSI won the Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Bronze Award for “Excellence in Blended Technology” which recognized training vendors that have deployed a rich mix of technology tools in support of a client learning program that delivers engaging learning combining multiple modalities, such as e-learning, mobile devices, social collaboration tools and games.  As well, HSSI was recognized with Certificates of Merit for eLearning and Content Development categories.  More 

Excellence in Blended Technology

HSSI was selected to the “2012 Inc. 500|5000” list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. 


HSSI was named to the “2012 Content Development Companies Watch List” announced by This list recognizes twelve companies from all over the globe that provide content development services. Selection to the Watch List is based on the following criteria: industry visibility, innovation and impact; capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content; company size and growth potential; depth and breadth of subject matter expertise; quality of clients; and, geographic reach. More 


HSSI won Category 1 – “21st Century Best Practices for Distance Learning for Government, Military and Industry” from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).   This award is given to an agency, institution, or company that has shown outstanding leadership in the field of distance learning. The award recognizes pioneering organizations in the field that have changed distance learning, as well as new organizations that have challenged existing practice by developing new and innovative solutions for distance learning instruction and distance learning training programs. More 


HSSI receives the “Communicator Award” from the International Association of Visual Arts (IAVA) for web-based training course on “Military Working Dogs and the Police."

Communicator Award