Virginia is part of the nation’s Cyber Capital, the Washington, D.C., region. As the hub of leading-edge intelligence technology, the region serves as a fertile ground for the growing cybersecurity industry.
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spent in 2014
in spending between
in data loss prevention
in global cybersecurity
predicted in 2019
* Forecasts from Gartner, Inc. & Markets and Markets
are key industry sectors in Virginia
Virginia Cyber Security Commission
The Virginia Cyber Security Commission brings together experts from public and private sectors to find ways to position Virginia as a cybersecurity leader.
Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)
introduces technology-based economic development strategies to accelerate innovation, imagination and new technology.
MACH37™ Cybersecurity Accelerator
CIT launched this intense 90-day program in which select startups are mentored by cybersecurity entrepreneurs and receive a $50K investment to develop, test and pitch their ideas to security market investors.
Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)
NVTC is the Northern Virginia technology community’s trade association and the largest technology council in the nation, serving approximately 1,000 organizations.