Sep. 4, 2013 8:30 am

Light Point Security makes top 10 of WSJ Startup of the Year [VIDEO]

The UMBC-based cybersecurity startup was one of 24 startups initially selected from more than 500 applicants.

Zuly Gonzalez of Light Point Security speaking at Baltimore's cybersecurity Meetup in July.

A cybersecurity entry from Maryland has made it to the top 10 of the Wall Street Journal‘s inaugural Startup of the Year competition.

Light Point Security, which makes browsing software that makes Internet users less susceptible to malware attacks, was one of 24 startups initially selected from more than 500 applicants, as Technically Baltimore reported in June.

The cybersecurity startup is based out of the cyber incubator at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Vote for Light Point Security in the Startup of the Year contest.

Here’s a short video from the Wall Street Journal announcing the 10 finalists:

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