Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS) is again being recognized as a leader in the business community - this time by the Washington Post, naming the cyber security provider on its annual selection of best places to work in the Washington area in 2016. The award is chosen by employees who evaluate their companies on a number of factors including quality of leadership, pay and benefit practices, and work-life balance issues.
The distinction reflects the pride DPS takes in maintaining a community of talented professionals who believe it’s a great place to work. It falls on the heels of another DPS honor, top spot in “Best Places to Work” by Virginia Business three years in a row: 2014 and 2015 in small business category (0-99 U.S. employees) and 2016 in mid-size category (100-249 U.S. employees). It was also listed as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in The Washingtonian.
"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." -- George McKenzie, CEO
Based in Alexandria, VA, DPS is a certified small business and leading provider of cyber security services and solutions for government and commercial customers. Harnessing innovative proprietary tools, advanced Analysis Lab, and an innovative workforce of hybrid security professionals, DPS leverages decades of training and experience to enable the most effective and efficient use of customers’ IT budgets and resources. DPS helps reduce risk and ensure compliance with cyber security services that include: Security Engineering & Architecture, Cyber Offense & Defense, Information Assurance, Cyber Security Education & Training.
DPS has had remarkable success, growing a notable 323 percent over the last three years. DPS was ranked No. 1,291 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., recognized as one of the World’s Hottest Cybersecurity Companies to watch in 2016 by Cybersecurity Ventures, listed in Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest-Growing Companies, Washingtonian’s 50 Best Places to Work, a SmartCEO GovStar awardee, and GovCon Contractor of the Year 2015 finalist. For more information, visit www.defpoint.com.
About Washington Post’s Top Workplace
Washington Post has recognized 150 Companies and Organizations in Washington, D.C as Top Workplaces 2016. This recognition is based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees. The Top Workplaces program was set-up to recognize companies that have a great workplace. Learn more at: http://www.topworkplaces.com/frontend.php/regional-list/about/washington