GuidePoint Security, a cybersecurity solutions leader enabling organizations to make smarter decisions and minimize risk, announced today that it was named by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) as a 2020 Tech 100 Honoree, and that GuidePoint Security founder and managing partner, Michael Volk, was named among the 2020 NVTC Tech 100 Executives. The NVTC Tech 100 is a list of groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovators within the Greater Washington region. This is GuidePoint’s second honor in 2020 from the NVTC as the company was previously named Cyber Company of the Year for its dedication, vision and a proven track record.
“While this year has presented numerous challenges to every organization and individual, it is encouraging to see so many of the area’s tech companies and executives remain resilient and committed to the health and well-being of their employees, the success of their companies, and industry advancement. Congratulations to GuidePoint Security and to Michael Volk for being named as 2020 NVTC Tech 100 honorees and for the positive impact they’ve made in our region,” said Jennifer Taylor, NVTC president and CEO.
This year’s program attracted nearly 200 nominations that were carefully reviewed and considered by a panel of independent judges including Joel Kallett, Managing Director of Clearsight Advisors; Sam Maness, Managing Director of Defense and Government Services Investment Banking at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.; and Jean Stack, Managing Director Global Technology and Services team and Co-Head of Government Services Investment Banking practice at Baird. The final NVTC Tech100 Award list comprises 100 tech companies and 26 executives, each consistently demonstrating dedication, vision and innovation.
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 thrilled and honored to be named by the Northern Virginia Technology Council on their distinguished Tech 100 and attribute our continued success to our customer-centric approach where we act as a trusted advisor, helping our customers tackle their most challenging cybersecurity initiatives,” said Michael Volk, Managing Partner, GuidePoint Security. “We help our customers minimize their cyber risk by partnering with them to tailor solutions that address their unique business and security requirements.”