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Northern Virginia Technology Council announces Capital Cyber Awards finalists

Companies and cyber executives in six categories will be awarded at the inaugural event on Oct. 1, in Tysons, Virginia.

Cybersecurity. (Photo by Flickr user Yuri Samoilov, used under a Creative Commons license)

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has announced the finalists for its inaugural Capital Cyber Awards.

The award ceremony, set for Oct. 1 at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons, Virginia, will be part of NVTC’s fourth annual Capital Cybersecurity Summit, a half day-long event featuring speakers and panels focusing on cybersecurity technologies, government perspectives on cyber and more. The awards ceremony will celebrate the top cybersecurity companies and executives in the region.


Winners will be announced during lunch time at the summit.

Here are the finalists in each category:

Cyber Company Under $25 Million [in revenue]

Cyber Company Over $25 Million

  • GuidePoint Security
  • IronNet Cybersecurity
  • Sonatype
  • Tenable

Cyber CEO of the Year

  • John Ackerly of Virtru
  • John Czupak of ThreatQuotient
  • Wayne Jackson of Sonatype
  • Julian Setian of SOS International
  • Promod Sharma of Criterion Systems
  • Amit Yoran of Tenable

CISO of the Year

  • Michael Baker of General Dynamics Information Technology
  • Nicole Dean of Accenture Federal Services
  • Chris Porter of Fannie Mae

Cyber Deal of the Year

  • Endgame
  • FireEye
  • Merlin International
  • Tenable

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