GuidePoint Security – F5 Network’s “Federal Partner of the Year” for Two Consecutive Years

For the second year in a row, GuidePoint Security, LLC has received the UNITY™ Federal Partner of the Year award at the 2014 F5 Agility Conference in New York.

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GuidePoint Security Receiving the UNITY Federal Partner of the Year Award from F5 in New York.

This award recognizes GuidePoint Security’s excellence in partner performance and customer service related to F5’s application delivery and security solutions. It also recognizes GuidePoint Security’s superior account management, customer service and technical expertise.

“We were honored to receive F5’s recognition in partner performance and customer service for the second consecutive year at the F5 2014 Agility Conference in New York on Aug. 6th. This award further validates our ability to provide security solutions that enable our clients to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of their users,” said Jim Quarantillo, Federal Partner at GuidePoint Security.

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes the connected world run better. F5 helps organizations meet the demands and embrace the opportunities that come with the relentless growth of voice, data, and video traffic, mobile workers, and applications—in the data center, the network, and the cloud. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5’s intelligent services framework to deliver and protect their applications and services while ensuring people stay connected. Learn more at www.f5.com.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security, LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations to successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Reston, Va., and with offices in Michigan, New Hampshire, Florida and North Carolina.  GuidePoint Security is a small business, and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.

 

GuidePoint Security Hosts Security Social Hour at Black Hat 2014

Join us, GuidePoint Security, in discussions about the powerful security tools we arm our customers with in their fight against Information Security attacks. GuidePoint will be joined by four partnering technologies at this event: Bluebox, Co3 Systems, ForeScout and Skybox Security.

When: Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7-9PM

Where: Ri Ra Irish Pub, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

Even as security threats to your users and networks continue to rise, GuidePoint Security offers the solutions and technologies to address them. By combining our security technology partners’ solutions with our services and experience we meet meet and exceed the security needs of our clients.

Our security technology partners offer the following solutions to address today’s advanced security threats:

  • Bluebox offers the first mobile data security solution to safeguard corporate data across the device, application, and network.
  • Co3 Systems provides collaboration software that brings people, processes, and technology together to prepare, assess, manage, and mitigate security and privacy incidents.
  • ForeScout delivers pervasive network security by allowing organizations to continuously monitor and mitigate security exposures and cyber attacks.
  • Skybox Security delivers cutting-edge risk analytics for enterprise security management. Their solutions give complete network visibility, help to eliminate attack vectors, and optimize security management processes. As a result, they are able to protect the network and the business.

At GuidePoint Security, we lead security innovation by helping clients recognize threats, understand solutions, and mitigate risks throughout their IT environment by determining which solutions best fit their needs.

Be sure to visit GuidePoint Security at the Security Social Hour for live music, cocktails, food, and great conversation on August 5th.

 To register for the GuidePoint Security Social Hour, visit http://gpsec.me/1koOLch.

 For additional information about the Black Hat 2014 Conference, visit http://gpsec.me/UfeGNt.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security, LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations to successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Reston, Va., and with offices in Michigan, New Hampshire, Florida and North Carolina.  GuidePoint Security is a small business, and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.

 

Securing People and Assets Via Mobile Security

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GuidePoint Security is adding another partner to its portfolio of technologies.  In an effort to provide its clients with best-of-breed solutions, GuidePoint Security has expanded its list of partners to include Bluebox Security™. Bluebox was chosen as a new partner for its unique ability to deliver enterprise visibility, security, and control of mobile data, while simultaneously enabling mobile productivity for employees, without compromising their privacy.

GuidePoint Security understands the importance of mobile security and how it plays a significant role for the people and businesses it protects.  By adding another mobile security vendor, GuidePoint Security has expanded it’s reach to provide the best service possible to its existing and future customers.

“Mobile Security has been redefined, and Bring Your Own Device is here to stay,” said Justin Morehouse, Founder and Principal at GuidePoint Security.  “This partnership expands our offerings to confirm us as a leader in Information Security.”

“GuidePoint Security was founded by Information Security veterans who understand the importance of a data-first security strategy, and we are thrilled to have their endorsement both as a customer, and a partner,” said Caleb Sima, CEO, Bluebox Security. “The combination of GuidePoint Security’s deep domain expertise with Bluebox’s next-generation solution, will allow companies to rethink their mobile security approach to reduce risk in today’s rapidly changing mobile landscape.”

In order to further solidify the relationship between the two companies, GuidePoint Security and Bluebox are co-hosting a live webinar: 10 Questions CISOs Should Ask About Mobile Security. The webinar will be an interactive conversation about factors CISOs should be considering when implementing a mobile security solution.

The mobile landscape is changing rapidly, creating new challenges and opportunities for CISOs tasked with balancing business enablement and risk. This webinar provides a great opportunity for people to get in-depth information about how the partnership works and how it can benefit their business.  Click here to register.

Read additional news about this partnership: GuidePoint Security Secures Mobile Data With Bluebox Security.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security, LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations to successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. GuidePoint Security is a small business. Classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM).  For more information visit  www.guidepointsecurity.com.

About Bluebox Security

Founded in 2012 by a team of security experts, Bluebox Security offers the first mobile data security solution to safeguard corporate data across the device, application, and network. The cloud-based solution provides complete visibility and security of corporate data, while providing employees the freedom, ease of use, and privacy that ensures widespread adoption. Bluebox Security has received a total of $27.5 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Tenaya Capital, Sun Microsystems co-founder, Andreas Bechtolsheim, SV Angel, and Google Board member Ram Shriram. The company is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information visit  www.bluebox.com.

 

Visit GuidePoint Security at InfoSec World, Orlando

Join GuidePoint Security as we highlight and showcase two of our technology partners, Bromium and Skybox.

When:  Monday, April 7-8, 2014
Where:  InfoSec World Conference & Expo, Booth #219, at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Orlando, FL

GuidePoint Security partners with vendors that offer unique technologies that address the security needs of our clients.  With the complexity of security threats ever increasing, GuidePoint Security offers the right solutions and technologies for our clients’ specific needs. 

These two technology partners offer the following solutions to address today’s advanced security threats.

Bromium provides protection at the endpoint with vSentry, an innovative product that protects against all advanced malware. vSentry automatically creates hardware-isolated micro-VMs that secure every user task – such as visiting a web page, downloading a document, or opening an email attachment.

Skybox delivers cutting-edge risk analytics for enterprise security management.  Their solutions give complete network visibility, help to eliminate attack vectors, and optimize security management processes. Protecting the network and the business.

GuidePoint Security uses their expertise to lead security innovation by helping clients recognize threats, understand solutions, and mitigate risks throughout their IT environment by determining which solutions fit their clients’ needs.  GuidePoint Security offers the people, processes, technologies, and oversight that deliver results to your organization.

Be sure to visit GuidePoint Security at the InfoSec World conference in Orlando, booth #219.

For additional information about the InfoSec World Conference and Expo, visit http://gpsec.me/1hmTEAm.

About GuidePoint Security, LLC
GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions and proven cyber security expertise that enable commercial and federal organizations successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and with offices in Michigan, New Hampshire, Florida and North Carolina, GuidePoint Security is a small business and classification can be found with the System for Award Management (SAM). Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.

GuidePoint Security Named Bromium 2013 Partner of the Year

GuidePoint Security, LLC, a leader in security innovation, announced it was named the 2013 Partner of the Year by Bromium.

Bromium’s Partner of the Year award recognizes GuidePoint Security for delivering innovative solutions during the past year that directly address the security challenges of our mutual customers.

“GuidePoint Security has demonstrated exceptional dedication in working to solve the most pressing endpoint security challenges facing our customers today,” said Jarrett Miller, Bromium Vice President of Global Channels.  “Bromium is fortunate to have GuidePoint as an accredited partner in our partner ecosystem which is represented by the best and brightest in the industry.”

“GuidePoint Security is honored to receive Bromium’s Partner of the Year award,” said Michael Volk, Managing Partner at GuidePoint Security.  “This further substantiates our commitment to meet the specific security challenges of our customers.  By partnering with industry leaders like Bromium, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with innovative Information Security solutions that deliver results.”

GuidePoint Security’s customers leverage Bromium’s ability to solve the end point security problem with innovations that focus on protection – not detection. GuidePoint Security is available to assist with Bromium solutions and help organizations find ways to achieve their security goals.

About GuidePoint Security, LLC

GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.

About Bromium

Bromium was founded in 2010 with a mission to restore trust in computing. The company’s founders, Gaurav Banga, Simon Crosby, and Ian Pratt, have a long and deep history of innovation in virtualization and security. Inspired by the isolation principles of traditional virtualization, the Bromium team has created an innovative new technology called micro-virtualization to address the enterprise security problem and provide protection for end users against advanced malware. Bromium has its headquarters in Cupertino, California, and an R&D center in Cambridge, UK. The company is backed by top-tier investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Intel Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Learn more at www.bromium.com.

Going to RSA? Start it Off Right.

Come meet GuidePoint Security, CloudPassage, Co3Systems and Kaspersky at the GuidePoint Security Social Hour.

When:  Monday, February 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

Where: John Colins
138 Minna St
San Francisco, CA 94105

GuidePoint Security works with these partners to help organizations use the following solutions to address today’s most challenging information security risks.

CloudPassage addresses the number one inhibitor to cloud adoption – security. They provide server security products purpose-built for dynamic public and hybrid cloud hosting environments.

Kaspersky is one of the fastest growing IT security vendors in the world. Firmly positioned as one of the top four leading vendors of security solutions for endpoint users.

Co3 Systems is an Incident Response Management platform. From privacy breaches, to malware outbreaks, to system intrusions, to Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks – they automate incident response management.

GuidePoint Security uses their expertise to lead security innovation by helping clients recognize threats, understand solutions, and mitigate risks throughout their IT environment by determining which solutions fit their clients’ needs. GuidePoint Security offers the people, processes, technologies and oversight that deliver results to your organization.

Make sure to visit the GuidePoint Security Social Hour and talk to the experts and discuss the latest and greatest risks, trends and technologies in information security.

For additional information about the GuidePoint Security Social Hour, visit http://gpsec.me/1bRwdNH and for more information about the RSA Conference, visit http://gpsec.me/1gdWsQS.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.

GuidePoint Security Recognized as “Federal Partner of the Year” by F5 Networks for the Second Year In a Row

GuidePoint Security, LLC, a leader in security innovation, announced it was recognized by F5 Networks, Inc. (NYSE: FFIV) as their 2013 UNITY Federal Partner of the Year for the second year in a row.

The award recognizes GuidePoint Security’s excellence in partner performance and customer service related to F5’s application delivery and security solutions. The honor also recognizes GuidePoint Security’s superior account management, customer service and technical acumen.

“We’re honored to earn F5’s recognition in partner performance and customer service for the second consecutive year. This award further validates our ability to provide security solutions that enable our clients to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of their users,” said Jim Quarantillo, Federal Partner at GuidePoint Security. “We look forward to continuing to collaborate closely with F5.”

“We are proud to select GuidePoint Security as the UNITY Federal Partner of the Year again in 2013. In an ever-changing market, GuidePoint Security consistently demonstrates their expertise and commitment to their clients’ security,” said Randy Wood, Regional Vice President, Federal F5. “GuidePoint Security is a uniquely positioned Information Security solutions provider that aligns perfectly with our go-to-market strategy for 2014.  The GuidePoint Security team exemplifies our highest standards as a partner to F5 and to our Federal customers.”

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes the connected world run better. F5 helps organizations meet the demands and embrace the opportunities that come with the relentless growth of voice, data, and video traffic, mobile workers, and applications—in the data center, the network, and the cloud. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5’s intelligent services framework to deliver and protect their applications and services while ensuring people stay connected. Learn more at www.f5.com.

About GuidePoint Security, LLC

GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.

 

GuidePoint Welcomes Joey Peloquin as Director of Professional Services

RESTON, Va., January 7, 2014 – GuidePoint Security LLC, a leading provider of innovative information security solutions, today announced that industry veteran Joey Peloquin has joined the company’s growing professional services team as Director of Professional Services.  GuidePoint Security’s customized, innovative information security solutions enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully secure IT resources. The company will leverage Peloquin’s experience to further mature its world-class Information Assurance and Technology Integration services, including application, cloud and mobile security offerings.

“Joey brings a wealth of real-world expertise in dynamic fields of application, cloud, and mobile security,” said Bryan Orme, Principal at GuidePoint Security. “This expertise coupled with his proven records of building elite technical teams forwards our momentum of providing innovative security solutions for our clients’ most complicated information security challenges.”

As commercial and federal organizations further embrace today’s data-centric technologies, including mobile and cloud computing, the need to implement effective information security controls becomes paramount. Traditional thinking and controls no longer appropriately safeguard data and assets against emerging threats. GuidePoint Security provides customized innovative solutions to address the real-world information security threats that its customers face.

“I joined GuidePoint because they have managed to attract and retain a team of brilliant consultants of varying backgrounds, in addition to the founders and leadership that are veterans in the information security industry. In a nutshell, GuidePoint provides the support required to build a successful consulting practice, and the openness and attitude of sharing that will help make sure the journey together is a fun and successful one,” said Peloquin.

Peloquin’s 13 plus years of experience in the information technology industry includes specializing in all areas of information security. Prior to joining the GuidePoint Security team, Joey served as Worldwide Security Architect for F5 Networks focusing on mobile and application security, and authentication and access security. His previous experience also includes managing application and mobile security consulting teams at national security consulting firms, and establishing HP Software’s professional security services division after the acquisition of SPI Dynamics.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security LLC provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. For more information, visit www.guidepointsecurity.com.

GuidePoint Security Proudly Supports OWASP Tampa Day 2013 Again!

OWASPGuidePoint Security is proud to announce its sponsorship of OWASP Tampa Day 2013. The 3rd annual OWASP Tampa Day will take place on Monday, August 19th at the Firestick Grill within the Tampa Bay Times Forum. This FREE event will feature presentations aimed at providing developers and Information Security professionals with insights into Cloud, Mobile and Application Security. ALL are welcome to attend. Attendees will leave the event with a greater understanding of Cloud, Mobile and Application Security. Additionally, attendees will learn how and when to integrate security principles into their daily processes and procedures.

Visit OWASP Tampa Day 2013 to learn more about and register for this free event.

GuidePoint Security Recognized as “Federal Partner of the Year” by F5 Networks

GuidePoint Security, a leader in security innovation, announced it was recognized by F5 Networks, Inc. (NYSE: FFIV) as their 2012 UNITY Federal Partner of the Year.

The award recognizes GuidePoint Security’s excellence in partner performance and customer service related to F5’s application delivery and security solutions. The honor also recognizes GuidePoint Security’s superior account management, customer service and technical acumen.

“GuidePoint Security’s combination of deep technical knowledge, superior customer service and F5-specific services enables customers to recognize the full capabilities of our solutions,” said Tim Clark, Manager, District Sales at F5 Networks. “We are proud to recognize GuidePoint Security as our top UNITY Federal partner, and pleased to recognize their hard work, innovation and commitment to their clients.”

“This honor highlights the strong relationship GuidePoint Security has built with F5 Networks. As our leading Federal security technology partner, F5 is positioned to provide our customers with comprehensive application delivery and security solutions that enable our clients to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of their users. By adding GuidePoint Security’s technical expertise and strong customer service, we created a strong relationship that is poised to do bigger and better things for a long time to come. We are honored to receive this award and look forward to many more,” says Jim Quarantillo, Federal Partner at GuidePoint Security.

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes the connected world run better. F5 helps organizations meet the demands and embrace the opportunities that come with the relentless growth of voice, data, and video traffic, mobile workers, and applications—in the data center, the network, and the cloud. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5’s intelligent services framework to deliver and protect their applications and services while ensuring people stay connected. Learn more at www.f5.com.

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.