Why Light Point Security is all about ‘isolation’

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Stephen Babcock, the Lead Reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore, recently interviewed me for a feature story on “Why Light Point Security is all about ‘isolation’” where we discussed Light Point Security’s technology, why isolation is better than detection and our latest partnerships. In case any of you missed it, below is an excerpt from the story.

Light Point Security is looking to pick up some new customers.

The cybersecurity firm, which is based out of bwtech@UMBC, recently inked a pair of new deals that are designed to grow the customer base, said CEO Zuly Gonzalez.

Light Point Security Partnership with Raven Data Technologies Provides MSPs with Additional Hosting Option

Thu, Jun 11, 2015

We are excited to announce our partnership with Raven Data Technologies, an IT Solutions Company serving the MD, DC, VA, and PA region that specializes in providing security services to Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Raven Data Technologies combines decades of IT experience, risk management, and network security to deliver enterprise level IT solutions to businesses of any size, and we are thrilled that they have chosen to include Light Point Web Enterprise among their best-in-class managed security software offerings.

Baltimore County Awards Light Point Security $105,000 Through Their Boost Fund

Sun, May 24, 2015

Baltimore County, Maryland announced the winners of their inaugural Boost Fund Program, and we are thrilled to announce that Light Point Security is among them!

The Baltimore County Boost Fund Program provides small, minority-owned, women-owned and/or veteran-owned businesses in Baltimore County with capital to boost their businesses and economic growth in the County.

Light Point Security is happy to have received $105,000 through the Boost program, and we look forward to putting it to good use.

Light Point Security CEO to Present at Columbia TechBreakfast

Tue, Jul 8, 2014

We’re excited to be presenting at the Columbia TechBreakfast tomorrow morning. TechBreakfast is a national organization with over 4,700 members in just the DC, Maryland, Virginia area, and over 7,000 members nationwide, with events in Silicon Valley, New York City, Austin, Philadelphia, and Boston, among others. TechBreakfast is a monthly demo-style event where entrepreneurs, techies, developers, designers, business people, and interested people see showcases on cool new technology in a demo format and interact with each other. The presenters have 7 minutes to demo and showcase their technology, followed by 3 minutes of Q&A from the audience.

Light Point Security Named 2014 Emerging Tech Company of the Year by the Howard Tech Council

Wed, May 14, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the Howard Tech Council (HTC) has named Light Point Security the 2014 Emerging Tech Company of the Year! It’s a great honor to be recognized for a second year in a row by the HTC Tech Awards. Last year we took home the prize of Cybersecurity Company of the Year.

The Howard Tech Council is at the epicenter of the local tech community, and fuels innovation throughout Howard County and Central Maryland. Light Point Security is a proud and active member of the HTC.

Light Point Security Named Top 3 Cybersecurity Company In The InvestMaryland Challenge

Sun, May 11, 2014

We are very excited to announce that Light Point Security has advanced to the final 3 cybersecurity companies in the InvestMaryland Challenge! The InvestMaryland Challenge is a national business competition that will award $100,000 to the winner.

A total of 260 companies applied across four categories: Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Life Sciences and General. The most innovative company from each of the four categories will be selected to win the $100,000.

As Cyber Attacks Multiply, So Do Insurance Policies That Cover Damages

Fri, May 2, 2014

Ryan McDonald, the Digital Producer for the Baltimore Business Journal, recently interviewed me for the publication’s latest cybersecurity story, “As cyber attacks multiply, so do insurance policies that cover damages,” where he discusses the pros and cons of purchasing cybersecurity insurance and how to go about it. I thought it was worth sharing here on our blog in case any of you missed it. Below is an excerpt from the story.

In the wake of high-profile security breaches that have affected major companies and universities, a growing number of firms are pushing a relatively new product for businesses: cyber security insurance.

The Use Of Booth Babes – A Marketing Tactic Past Its Prime

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

The concept of “booth babes” has been around since 1967, when the first Consumer Electronics Show was held in New York City. Back then, they were known as “CES Guides,” a title that has been replaced with a less discerning one, “booth babes.” Since then, the marketing ploy has drifted into other technology trade shows and events, such as RSA.

Light Point Security: One of Maryland’s Cyber Warriors

Sun, Oct 13, 2013

The CyberMaryland initiative published a very nice booklet titled “CyberMaryland: Meet Maryland’s Cyber Warriors” that showcases the many resources, opportunities and companies in Maryland’s cybersecurity ecosystem. The booklet was promoted during last week’s CyberMaryland 2013 Conference and will also be available at the RSA 2014 Conference.

Part of the booklet focused on showcasing Maryland’s hottest cybersecurity companies, and Light Point Security was one of the few companies chosen. We are honored to be mentioned alongside some of Maryland’s most successful cybersecurity companies like Sourcefire (who was acquired by Cisco for $2.7 billion just a few days ago), Tenable and Lockheed Martin.

Light Point Security Advances to the Final 5 of the Wall Street Journal’s Startup of the Year

Sun, Sep 29, 2013

As most of you know, Light Point Security was one of 24 companies selected to participate in the Wall Street Journal’s Startup of the Year series. Since the series launched on June 24, we’ve participated in several tasks and have had to endure 3 elimination rounds. We are happy to report that we survived the latest elimination round on Sept 26! This puts Light Point Security in the top 5 most innovative and risk-taking startups in the nation according to the WSJ. We are pretty darn proud of that!

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