The Baltimore-based Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc., in partnership with PNC Bank and Point3 Security, honored 13 individuals and companies during the second annual Maryland Cybersecurity Awards event March 27 at the American Visionary Art Museum.
More than 300 guests attended the sold-out event, which featured congratulatory video presentations from U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, R-Md., and Gov. Larry Hogan, expressing their support of Maryland’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
The event was co-emceed by Evan Dornbush, co-founder and CEO of Point3 Security, and Jay Turakhia, vice president in the corporate and institutional banking division in the greater Maryland market for PNC Bank.
Award winners were:
- Best of Anne Arundel County: Bridges
- Best of Baltimore City: Sally Kenyon Grant, Vice President, Point3 Security
- Best of Baltimore County: Syncopated Engineering
- Best of Frederick County: Patriot Technologies
- Best of Howard County: Enveil
- Best of Montgomery County: Koolspan
- Innovator of the Year (cybersecurity technology company award): Enveil, Howard County
- Cybersecurity Defender of the Year (cybersecurity services company award): CSIOS Corporation, Charles County
- Cybersecurity Company to Watch: Cyber Crucible, Baltimore County
- Cybersecurity Champion Award: Ellen Hemmerly, Executive Director, bwtech@UMBC
- Cybersecurity Industry Resource Award: Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation, Anne Arundel County
- Cybersecurity Diversity Award: The CyberWire, Howard County
- People’s Choice Award: Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander, Vice Dean, University of Maryland University College
(An earlier version of this story listed the presenters of the awards among the honorees.)