2019 Maryland Cybersecurity Awards Finalists

Winquest Cybersecurity is thrilled that President & CEO John Leitch is nominated for the Cybersecurity Champion of the Year Award at the Maryland Cybersecurity Awards on April 11th. Leitch will also be presenting the Cybersecurity Industry Resource Award. All finalists are entered into the People’s Choice Award category…don’t forget to vote! The Cybersecurity Association of […]

From the Trenches: A day at Year Up Baltimore

Year Up’s Professional Training Corps (PTC) is a national program, with one that has been offered at Baltimore City Community College since 2010. It is a one-year, intensive for college students age 18-24 that prepares urban young adults to reach their potential through career experiences and higher education. Year Up provides students with the skills, […]

From the Trenches: Cybersecurity Legislation

The landscape of cyber threats is constantly evolving and critical cyber infrastructure, programs, operations and policy is increasingly important. In response, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), was created through legislation in November 2018. Legislation on both the federal and state levels is imperative in […]

Employees Fall Gift Card Phishing Scam

Security is only as strong as your weakest link, which is usually an employee. In fact, “91% of cyber attacks and the resulting data breach begin with a spear phishing email,” according to a 2016 report from PhishMe. Simply put, a majority of attacks are the result of an employee clicking on an email that […]

Security in the Cloud for SMBs

If you own a small or medium-sized business (SMB) and are looking to keep your information safe, the cloud may be right for you. Cloud computing is the off-site access and storage of data and applications with a provider that also provides infrastructure, redundancy and security. It is gaining popularity for SMBs who need to […]