Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces Finalists of the Fourth Annual

NVTC Capital Cyber Awards

Winners to be Revealed October 19 at the Capital Cybersecurity Summit

McLean, Virginia (October 5, 2022) - Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the trade association representing the National Capital Region’s technology community, today announced the finalists for its annual NVTC Capital Cyber Awards. Winners will be revealed during the seventh annual NVTC Capital Cybersecurity Summit, Wednesday, October 19, at Capital One Hall in Tysons. These awards celebrate the region’s best companies, leaders, and individuals in cybersecurity.

“Congratulations to the region’s most innovative cyber companies and government contractors. This year’s finalists of the Capital Cyber Awards have made outstanding contributions that have positively impacted our region and nation,” said Jennifer Taylor, president and CEO of NVTC. “Today, the possibility of cybercrime is a reality that all organizations need to address to protect their data. All award finalists have made large contributions in mitigating cyber risks in the public and private sectors.”

Finalists for the 2022 Capital Cyber Awards include:

Commercial Cyber Company:

Over $50M in Revenue

  • CyberRes | MicroFocus
  • GuidePoint Security LLC
  • Sonatype
  • Splunk
  • Telos Corporation

Under $50M in Revenue

  • Expel
  • Fend Incorporated
  • Racktop Systems Inc.
  • Secure G
  • Shift5
  • ThreatQuotient

Cyber Government Contractor:

Over $50M in Revenue

  • CACI International Inc
  • Gunnison Consulting Group
  • ID Technologies
  • Iron Bow Technologies
  • Noblis
  • Two Six Technologies

Under $50M in Revenue

  • Avint, LLC
  • Dark Wolf Solutions, LLC
  • Electrosoft, Inc.
  • Intelligent Waves

Each nominee has demonstrated the dedication, vision, innovation, and ability to advance cybersecurity technology and make our nation, communities, and workplaces safer and more secure. The panel of judges included David Etue, Nisos; James Leach, Telos Corporation; Essye Miller; Rich Sawchak, Hypori; and John Zangardi, Redhorse Corporation.

The Capital Cybersecurity Summit will gather the best and brightest minds in cyber and national security to discuss latest trends, technologies, and federal policies within the private and public sectors. Keynote speakers are Sue Gordon, former principal deputy director, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and Joe Lea, president of Shift5.

In addition, attendees will hear panelists from globally recognized organizations, including Amazon Web Services, Cognizant, Dark Wolf Solutions, GroupSense, King & Spalding, MITRE Labs, and Tracepoint. Two panel discussions will cover, “Cyber Hacking: Stories from the Front Line” and “Intersections of Innovation in Cybersecurity.”

For more information on the event and to register, please visit


About the Northern Virginia Technology Council

NVTC is the trade association representing the Northern Virginia technology community. As one of the nation’s largest technology councils, NVTC serves companies from all sectors of the industry, from small businesses and startups to Fortune 100 technology companies, government contractors, as well as service providers, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations. More than 450 members look to the organization as a resource for networking and educational opportunities, peer-to-peer communities, policy advocacy, industry promotion, fostering of strategic relationships, and branding of the region as a major global technology center. Learn more at Learn more at


Christine Chirichella      
Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

Elizabeth Rhee
Merritt Group