HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GuidePoint Security, a cybersecurity solutions leader enabling organizations to make smarter decisions and minimize risk, announced today that it was named the Cyber Company of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). The 2020 NVTC Capital Cyber Award winners demonstrate dedication, vision and a proven track record of substantial contributions to their company and the technology industry in the Greater Washington region.
“Out of the 60 plus nominations that we received, GuidePoint Security proved to be an exceptional company that has contributed to the region's cybersecurity industry with its unique approach to providing tailored solutions to its federal and enterprise customers,” said Jennifer Taylor, president and CEO, NVTC. “We are proud of the innovative work that GuidePoint Security is doing to protect our most critical assets, personal information and national security.”
The panel of judges included Kelly Ford, General Partner, Edison Partners; Jack Huffard, Co-Founder, Tenable; Tom McDonough, former President and COO of Sourcefire, which was acquired by Cisco; Tony Moraco, retired CEO, SAIC; and Dr. John Zangardi, President, Redhorse Corporation.
GuidePoint Security, was founded in 2011, to address the wide-ranging cybersecurity challenges facing enterprise and government organizations. GuidePoint’s security practitioners leverage their deep expertise, as proven by the highest level of industry and technology certifications, to assess an organization’s risk, align and optimize resources, and make best-fit security technology recommendations based on a rigorous vetting process. Since its inception, the company has become the trusted advisor for more than half of the cabinet level agencies in the US Federal Government and a third of Fortune 500 companies, delivering robust solutions that ensure the protection of their brands, reputations, and digital assets.
“We are honored to be named by the Northern Virginia Technology Council as the Cyber Company of the Year and attribute our success to our highly skilled employees and approach as a trusted advisor to our customers,” said Michael Volk, Managing Partner, GuidePoint Security. “Our approach is to partner with our customers to understand their unique environments and security challenges, and tailor solutions to meet those needs.”
More information on the Capital Cyber Awards and NVTC’s industry award programs can be found at https://www.nvtc.org/NVTC/Events/Awards_Programs.aspx. To learn more about GuidePoint Security’s services and solutions, visit www.guidepointsecurity.com.
About GuidePoint Security
GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions that minimize risk. Our experts act as your trusted advisor to understand your business and challenges, helping you through an evaluation of your cybersecurity posture and ecosystem to expose risks, optimize resources and implement best-fit solutions. GuidePoint’s unmatched expertise has enabled a third of Fortune 500 companies and more than half of the U.S. government cabinet-level agencies to improve their security posture and reduce risk. Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.