The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. Announces 2022 Cybersecurity Award Finalists

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. Announces 2022 Cybersecurity Award Finalists

The sixth annual awards program recognizes the best of Maryland’s cybersecurity industry

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. 

Finalists include:

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

NPower Maryland

University of Maryland Global Campus

Women in Cybersecurity - Critical Infrastructure


Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year Award

IP Technology Labs, LLC


Zuul IOT


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  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.”

About CAMI

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. 


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