NEW YORK, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Firmament Group ("Firmament"), a leading provider of tailored capital solutions to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), announced today an investment in CyberPoint International, LLC ("CyberPoint" or the "Company"), a provider of innovative cybersecurity services, solutions, and products to federal agencies and commercial enterprises.
CyberPoint is led by industry veterans Karl Gumtow (CEO), and his wife, Vicki Gumtow (COO), who both have 25+ years of relevant experience in cybersecurity and managed IT services. Mr. Gumtow shared his thoughts on the investment: "Vicki and I are beyond thrilled to partner with the Firmament Group at a time when reliable cybersecurity defenses are so critical. Firmament's financial backing will catalyze the remarkable progress the team has already made developing next generation cybersecurity software products for our customers, while continuing to provide vital cybersecurity services to the federal agencies most responsible for the defense of our country."
The Department of Defense's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has awarded five companies blanket purchase agreements worth potentially $100M each to provide support services to the JAIC missions directorate.
Tasks encompass software development, engineering, user experience technology design, machine learning and cognitive systems development, the Department of Defense said Thursday.
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The Cogswell Award was established in 1966 in honor of the late Air Force Col. James S. Cogswell, who was the first chief of the Unified Office of Industrial Security. Col. Cogswell is responsible for the underlying principle of the industrial security program, recognizing the importance of true partnership between industry and government to ensure the protection of classified information, materials, and programs.
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has granted almost $4M in awards to help 19 small businesses pursue technology projects.
These projects support Phases I and II of NIST's Small Business Innovation Research program, the agency said Friday. Awardees come from 12 states, including California, Maryland, Michigan, Wisconsin and Texas.
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BALTIMORE, May 15, 2019 – CyberPoint CTO Mark McLarnon was chosen as one of AFCEA International's 40 Under 40 Award winners. This award is given to "40 individuals ages 40 and under for their significant contributions in a technical science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field by providing innovation, thought leadership, and support to their client or organizations using information technology (IT)".
This post documents the actions taken by our summer interns at CyberPoint. We presented them with a series of questions and their answers are un-edited below (they were warned).
First, let's start with introductions. Who are you? First names are fine. What were the projects you executed this summer at CyberPoint International? Please give us descriptive answers, but in your own words for each project. You worked on three separate things, what were they?
Fort Gordon, GA, July 3, 2018 – This past Thursday (June 28) marked the completion of the United States Army CyberQuest 2018 put on by the Cyber Battle Lab, the Cyber Center of Excellence and the Intel Center of Excellence. Just as in 2017, CyberQuest was held at Ft. Gordon in Augusta Georgia. CyberPoint's CATO system was one of the technologies involved in CyberQuest 2018.
Fort Gordon, GA, July 6, 2017 – The US Army assessed DarkPoint, CyberPoint's automated artifact analysis platform, at its annual Cyber Quest 2017 event. The event wrapped up June 30th, and was hosted by the US Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE) at Fort Gordon, Georgia. CyberPoint was one of multiple vendors selected to participate this year, and sent a team to train soldiers how to install and operate the DarkPoint platform.
BALTIMORE, MD (June 2, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has awarded 12 small and mid-sized Maryland companies with ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. The ExportMD grant program helps businesses finance the costs of marketing internationally, including trade show fees, brochures and travel expenses.
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Data storage in the cloud has become a mainstay for companies in all industries and of all sizes. Yet as more and more valuable data moves to the cloud, how can businesses stay one step ahead of the security risks?
The 2017 State of the Cloud Report, published by the Santa Barbara, California-based cloud-computing provider RightScale, shows that 95 percent of businesses make use of the cloud in some form.
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