Winquest Proud is a Recipient of HIREVets Platinum Medallion Award

The HIRE Vets Act passed in 2017 established a program where the Secretary of Labor recognizes employer efforts to recruit, employ and retain veterans. Winquest Engineering Corporation is proud to be recognized at the highest “Platinum” level in the category of small employers (50 or fewer employees). The awards are based on the following criteria, […]

Winquest Named to “Top 10 Most Promising Cybersecurity Companies” by CIOReview Magazine

Winquest Cybersecurity is proud to be included in CIOReview Magazine’s annual listing of 10 companies at the forefront of providing Cybersecuirty consulting services and transforming businesses. There are many companies out there offering cybersecurity services and the rate of security breaches is rising rapidly. Companies need a reputable benchmark like CIOReview to identify companies like […]

Winquest President & CEO Proposes National-Level Cybersecurity Incentive for Small Businesses

Winquest Cybersecurity President & CEO, John Leitch, recently proposed a national-level cybersecurity incentive at the Congressional Roundup, held by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, in Washington, D.C. Leitch shared insights about the current state of cybersecurity for small businesses and presented his cybersecurity tax incentive proposal at meetings attended by congressional leaders. While sharing his […]

Winquest President & CEO Delivers a Powerful Speech at ITX Conference

Winquest Cybersecurity Services President & CEO John Leitch delivers a powerful speech, titled Shock and Awe at the Hacker’s Rubicon for a full Interop Theater at the 2018 Interop ITX Conference. Leitch discussed Winquest’s military-grade approach to mitigating the modern cybersecurity threat and unveiled Winquest’s new nationwide partnership with Managed Service Providers, Winquest CyberWare. CyberWare […]

Winquest Featured on Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland

John Leitch was recently interviewed by famed news anchor Kathy Ireland. John explains Winquest’s unique approach of offering military-grade cybersecurity protection for small businesses. He points out that many small businesses mistakenly think they are not a target for hackers, when in fact they are subject to potentially devastating phishing attacks, ransomware, and other malicious […]

Post-Mission Support

Winquest support doesn’t end when our mission is accomplished. We encourage our Clients to contact us, free of charge, anytime they have cybersecurity questions or concerns. For example: A Client received a suspicious email from the CEO to the CFO requesting the wire transfer of a large amount of money. The Client immediately contacted Winquest […]

71% of Cyber Attacks Target Small Businesses

The Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, Steve Chabot (R-OH), opened a recent hearing with the startling fact that over 71% of cyber attacks occur at businesses with fewer than 100 employees. He went on to say, “The American government, American businesses, and Americans themselves are attacked over the Internet on a daily basis. Sometimes […]

$36k – Average Cost of a Data Breach

The costs of a data breach add up quickly. A report published by First Data, a major credit card processing company, drives home the cold hard reality of the direct costs of a cyber attack and the potentially devastating effects beyond actual expenses. Their report focuses on compromised customer credit card data as opposed to other […]

Online Attacks on Business are Relentless

If you ever have any doubt about the magnitude and frequency of cyber attacks, check out “Hackmaggedon.com.” Paolo Passeri, a sales engineer for OpenDNS in London, maintains this fascinating site tallying not every cyber attack, just major events covered in the news. He catalogs the types of attacks, their motivation and creates a timeline each month. […]

Dangerous Malware Removed – $1B Manufacturer/ Retailer

A $1B Manufacturer/Retailer Client contacted Winquest to perform a vulnerability assessment of their network and get a third-party view of their security. Winquest deployed a team to Client site and conducted a full vulnerability scan of Client systems working with the Client’s IT department. The Client was doing a good job overall but still had […]