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BPTWlogo2017 thumb Best Places to work in VA  2017
2016
2015
2014 
 Best Places to Work
Inc5000 INC Magazine 5000 America's Fastest Growing Private Companies 2016
2015
2014
 INC 5000
smartceo  Smart CEO, Future 50

2017
2016
2015

 

Smart CEO

 cyber 500  Worlds Hottest Security Companies

2016
2015

Cybersecurty 500

 

 

 

 

2017

 BPTWlogo2017 thumb  Virginia Business Best Places to Work Award 2017(Mid size business)

For the 4th year in a row Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS), has had the honor of winning Virginia Business “Best Places to Work.” The award is intended to recognize and honor Virginia’s best employers benefiting the states economy, workforce, and businesses.

For more information: http://www.bestplacestoworkva.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=62

 smartceo  

SmartCEO Future50 Award 2017

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was awarded recipient of the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This award recognizes companies in the Greater Washington area, who represent the future of the region’s economy. These fast-growth companies embody the spirit of leadership and success in their industries.  DPS was one of the fast-growing awardees, based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth.

For more information: http://www.smartceo.com/2017-washington-future-50-defense-point-security-llc/

2016

SECAF 2016 Gala Logo 500

SECAF 2016 Government Contractor Awards

April 4, 2016, McLean, VA – Defense Point Security today announced that it was selected as a finalist for the 8 th Annual Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Awards. Winners will be announced at the SECAF Awards Gala on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner. The commemorative event honors small and emerging government contractors and the players in the industry that rely on small business.

 

For more information: http://www.secaf.org/content.asp?contentid=205
inc5000 2016

INC Magazine 5000 America's Fastest Growing Private Companies 2016 (#1169)

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was listed for the third consecutive year in a row on the Inc. 5000 list. The annual list created by INC Magazine, is an annual list that ranks the country’s top fastest-growing private companies.  The Inc. 5000 is an expansion of the Inc. 500 that was introduced in 1982.

For more information: http://www.inc.com/profile/defense-point-security

WASHINGTON POST’S TOP WORKPLACE 2016

WASHINGTON POST’S TOP WORKPLACE 2016

DPS is honored to be recognized by the Washington Post as a 2016  Top Workplace. Being recognized as one of the Top Workplaces is extremely important to us and further enforces that our focus on providing an environment in which cyber security professionals can thrive and be part of a Community is working.  This award lets us know we are on the right path and we will continue to strive to make our Community prosper.

One of Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies of 2016 by CIO Review

One of Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies of 2016 by CIO Review

The annual list showcases the top 20 companies who are leaders in meeting the growing challenges of critical security threats. Virginia based DPS charges ahead in its field with a 323 percent growth over the last three years. It focuses solely on cyber security and continues to break new ground in their approach to finding innovative solutions. In addition to a full suite of security services for large commercial and government customers, DPS offers managed security services to bring government quality cyber security to mid-sized and smaller commercial customers.

For more information: http://security.cioreview.com/vendor/2016/defense_point_security

cybersecurity500

Cybersecurity 500 Worlds Hottest Security Companies 2016

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) has earned a spot on Cybersecurity 500, the industry’s best list of cybersecurity companies to watch in 2016. DPS was #366 on the list that recognizes the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies.  Created by Cybersecurity Ventures, thousands of potential companies are evaluated for the listing. The Cybersecurity 500 creates awareness and recognition for the most innovative cybersecurity companies – ranging from the largest and most recognizable brands, to VC backed start-ups and emerging players, to small firms with potentially game-changing technologies, to solution providers poised for growth around productized or vertically focused services.

For more information and the complete list: http://cybersecurityventures.com/press-releases/

Smart CEO Award

SmartCEO Future50 Award 2016

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was awarded recipient of the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This award recognizes companies in the Greater Washington area, who represent the future of the region’s economy. These fast-growth companies embody the spirit of leadership and success in their industries.  DPS was one of the fast-growing awardees, based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth.

For more information: http://smartceo.com/2016-washington-future-50-defense-point-security-llc/

 Defense Point Security, Best Place to Work 2016

Virginia Business Best Places to Work Award 2016 (Mid size business)

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS), is ranked the number one “Best Places to Work” for a third consecutive year by Virginia Business. The award is intended to recognize and honor Virginia’s best employers benefiting the states economy, workforce, and businesses. DPS was awarded the top spot in the small business category (0-99 U.S. employees) in 2014 and 2013. As a testament to their tremendous growth, DPS was again awarded the number ranking but in the mid-sized category.

The rigorous process to determine awardee ranking combines the scoring of the company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics with a confidential employee survey that measures employee experience. To announce the awardees, an awards luncheon is held by Virginia Business at The Williamsburg Lodge.

For more information: http://www.virginiabusiness.com/reports/article/keeping-its-culture

2015

 FastestGrowing 2015 WBJ

Washington Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies

 
Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) is honored to be named #20 on the Washington Business Journals Fastest Growing Companies for 2015. The strict threshholds to qualify for the list award companies with sustained years of growth. “These 50 companies make it on our list not only because they are headquartered in the D.C. region, but they've also had three consecutive years of revenue growth,” states the Washington Business Journal website.
cybersecurity500

Cybersecurity 500 Worlds Hottest Security Companies 2015

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) has earned a spot on Cybersecurity 500, the industry’s best list of cybersecurity companies to watch in 2016. DPS was #366 on the list that recognizes the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies.  Created by Cybersecurity Ventures, thousands of potential companies are evaluated for the listing. The Cybersecurity 500 creates awareness and recognition for the most innovative cybersecurity companies – ranging from the largest and most recognizable brands, to VC backed start-ups and emerging players, to small firms with potentially game-changing technologies, to solution providers poised for growth around productized or vertically focused services.

For more information and the complete list: http://cybersecurityventures.com/press-releases/

Smart CEO Award

SmartCEO Future50 Award 2015

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was awarded recipient of the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This award recognizes companies in the Greater Washington area, who represent the future of the region’s economy. These fast-growth companies embody the spirit of leadership and success in their industries.  DPS was one of the fast-growing awardees, based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth.

For more information: http://smartceo.com/2016-washington-future-50-defense-point-security-llc/

GSA Mentor-Protege partner of the year 2015 

GSA Mentor-Protégé of the Year 2015

GSA recognized Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) with The Proteges of the year award for 2015. DPS’ mentor, Knight Point Solutions also received an award for Mentor of the year. DPS and KPS have had an ongoing partnership, KPS played a key mentoring role in attaining the GSA IT Schedule 70 contract.  The GSA Mentor-Protégé program allows experienced GSA contractors to share their knowledge, skills, and know-how with small business owners. GSA states the program’s main goal is to expand small business participation in government contracting.

GSA recognized the successful partners during their annual Mentor  Protégé Awards Ceremony on May 13 in Washington, D.C.
For more information: http://gsablogs.gsa.gov/gsablog/2015/05/18/gsa-recognizes-small-business-partnerships-with-mentor-protege-of-the-year-awards/

  Washington Great Places To Work 2015

Washingtonian Magazine Great Places to Work 2015

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s “Great Places to Work.” DPS was listed in the top five for several of the categories that included: Best Career Growth, Best Healthcare, and Best Coffee. The winners were rated based on employee satisfaction surveys designed by the magazine and completed by employees. Questions ranged from whether managers are supportive to whether the work is interesting. The nearly 200 companies that were evaluated also needed to involve company-sponsored charitable activities and giving. All of the winners had good pay and benefits in common. In addition, all had employees surveyed said their workplace provided a work/life balance, flexible hours, telecommuting, and most important – opportunities to learn and grow coupled with an apparent culture.

For more information: http://www.washingtonian.com/2015/10/29/best-places-to-work-in-washington-dc-defense-point-security/

 INC 5000 2015 Award

INC Magazine 5000 America's Fastest Growing Private Companies 2015 (#1291)

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was listed for the second consecutive year in a row on the Inc. 5000 list. The annual list created by INC Magazine, is an annual list that ranks the country’s top fastest-growing private companies.  The Inc. 5000 is an expansion of the Inc. 500 that was introduced in 1982.

For more information: http://www.inc.com/profile/defense-point-security

Best Place to Work 2015

Virginia Business Best Places to Work Award 2015 (small)

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS), is ranked the number one “Best Places to Work” for a third consecutive year by Virginia Business. The award is intended to recognize and honor Virginia’s best employers benefiting the states economy, workforce, and businesses. DPS was awarded the top spot in the small business category (0-99 U.S. employees) in 2014 and 2013. As a testament to their tremendous growth, DPS was again awarded the number ranking but in the mid-sized category.

The rigorous process to determine awardee ranking combines the scoring of the company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics with a confidential employee survey that measures employee experience. To announce the awardees, an awards luncheon is held by Virginia Business at The Williamsburg Lodge.

For more information: http://www.virginiabusiness.com/reports/article/keeping-its-culture

Splunk partner of the year

Splunk’s Public Sector Professional Services Partner of the Year, 2015

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was pleased to accept the award after being nominated by Sean Blake, Splunk PM. The recommendation came due to DPS’ outstanding performance over the last year in the public sector. DPS provided considerable work with many high profile and complicated engagements.  As a result, DPS was sought after for their security expertise, becoming a trusted provider of Splunk Professional Services.  

2014

INC 5000 2014 Award

INC Magazine 5000 America's Fastest Growing Private Companies 2014

(#745 & #11 Top Security Companies category)

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) was listed for the second consecutive year in a row on the Inc. 5000 list. The annual list created by INC Magazine, is an annual list that ranks the country’s top fastest-growing private companies.  The Inc. 5000 is an expansion of the Inc. 500 that was introduced in 1982.

For more information: http://www.inc.com/profile/defense-point-security

Smart CEO Award

SmartCEO GovStar Award,  2014 Industry Star-Small Awardee

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) is honored to be recognized by SmartCEO as a finalist for the GovStar award.  The program honors local government contractors for their technology innovation, workplace environment, growth, veteran support and contributions to the industry and the marketplace. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects 45 finalists, from which 13 winners are chosen based on the quality of nominations submitted.

Watch George McKenzie, DPS CEO and 2014 awardee talk about becoming an industry leader:  https://youtu.be/l0LUldC8tvU?t=1m30s

For more information: http://smartceo.com/2015-washington-govstar-defense-point-security/

Best Place to Work 2014

Virginia Business Best Places to Work Award 2014 (small)

Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS), is ranked the number one “Best Places to Work” for a third consecutive year by Virginia Business. The award is intended to recognize and honor Virginia’s best employers benefiting the states economy, workforce, and businesses. DPS was awarded the top spot in the small business category (0-99 U.S. employees) in 2014 and 2013. As a testament to their tremendous growth, DPS was again awarded the number ranking but in the mid-sized category.

The rigorous process to determine awardee ranking combines the scoring of the company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics with a confidential employee survey that measures employee experience. To announce the awardees, an awards luncheon is held by Virginia Business at The Williamsburg Lodge.

For more information: http://www.virginiabusiness.com/reports/article/keeping-its-culture