Contributed by Prince William County Department of Economic Development
April 14, 2014 – Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County-based Key Cybersecurity, Inc., a cybersecurity and information technology company, has been voted one of Northern Virginia’s most innovative technology companies at a recent Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Destination Innovation annual competition hosted by The Washington Post. Key Cybersecurity’s flagship software, CyberMerlin earned the company first place in the security category of the competition.
CyberMerlin is a forensic tool that proactively helps protect information technology network systems by detecting and reporting problematic files and disruptive or abusive behavior relative to file downloading and sharing on computer networks and connected devices. CyberMerlin automatically identifies hidden illicit files, such as child exploitation, through detection and recognition of known hash algorithms.
“CyberMerlin can make a significant impact in both the commercial and federal marketplaces, as well as public school systems, while serving as an important and positive commodity in the community-at-large,” said Shawn R. Key, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Key Cybersecurity, Inc.
“We’re delighted and honored to be recognized as one of Northern Virginia’s most innovative technology companies. We are proud to call Prince William County home and thrilled to be part of such a vibrant and dynamic business community. The support we’ve received has been overwhelming and is a testament to the County’s commitment to the success of its existing businesses,” Key added.
Prince William County’s favorable blend of large land parcels, multi-use zoned sites, incentives, reliable power and ample fiber optic availability coupled with the lowest programmable computer taxes in the region as well as highly skilled and readily available workforce, make it an ideal location for Data Centers, Cyber Security and Information Technology businesses seeking a location in the Mid-Atlantic region. The County is one of ‘America’s Top 25 High-Tech Hotspots’, according to Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). Today, the County is home to 629 Information Technology companies.
About Key Cybersecurity, Inc.
Key Cybersecurity, Inc. brings over 60 years of combined strategic thought leadership in cyber forensics to the ever expanding security threat market. The company’s mission is to create safe environments by deploying new, disruptive technology software designed to make an immediate impact and provide solutions that make a positive impact on society. To learn more contact: Shawn R. Key, at Tel: (703) 402-2542 or email:[email protected]
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