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BALTIMORE - September 21, 2022 - The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. (CAMI), Maryland’s only nonprofit organization dedicated to bolstering the growth of the state’s cybersecurity industry, today announced the 2022 Cybersecurity Awards finalists. These competitive awards recognize leading-edge cybersecurity products and services, along with change-makers and innovators, that contribute to our nation’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
Cybersecurity Champion of the Year Award
Ira Winkler, Chief Security Architect, Walmart
Sen. Katie Fry Hester, Maryland District 9
Dr. Timothy Schilbach, CEO, Penacity, LLC/About Web, LLC
Cybersecurity Company to Watch Award
Cybersecurity Defender of the Year Award
Arctic Wolf Networks
Sealing Technologies, Inc.
Cybersecurity Diversity Trailblazer Award
University of Maryland Global Campus
Women in Cybersecurity - Critical Infrastructure
Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year Award
IP Technology Labs, LLC
Cybersecurity Resource of the Year Award
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
Cyber Warrior Woman Award
Angie Lienert, President & CEO, IntelliGenesis.
Morgan Adamski, Director, NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center
Sarah Horta, Director of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Maryland Economic Development Corporation
Award winners will be unveiled during CAMI’s Annual Celebration and Awards Ceremony at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve on Oct. 19. These awards highlight the best and brightest of Maryland’s cybersecurity industry and will honor those that have protected businesses and government entities with their innovative and outstanding services.
An expert panel of 12 judges, “people’s choice” winners will also be selected by popular vote. For more information on these entrants, including people’s choice voting, please visit https://bit.ly/CAMIPeoplesChoice22. Those looking to sponsor CAMI’s Awards Ceremony can find more information here.
“We are thrilled to recognize these outstanding finalists in our 2022 Cybersecurity Awards,” said Chris Sachse, CAMI Board Chairman and CEO of Think|Stack. “Our cybersecurity industry remains strong, and these finalists demonstrate that strength and exemplify the value our industry provides to our nation’s broader security.”
The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) is a statewide, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization established in 2015. CAMI is Maryland's only organization solely dedicated to advancing cybersecurity through advocacy and collaboration. The organization strives to help members form connections with each other, industry resources and potential private and public sector buyers. Additionally, CAMI provides free cybersecurity incident response advice to Maryland businesses with its Cyber SWAT Team, composed of select organization members.