FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Martinsville, Va.— Today [June 15, 2021] after completing an extensive competitive bidding process, GENEDGE has awarded contracts to 25 firms uniquely qualified to become trusted resources supporting GENEDGE in providing high quality, professional Cybersecurity services to the defense industrial base. These partnerships enhance the ability to provide superior performance in helping small and medium-sized manufacturers become CMMC certified and meet the DFARS 7012 requirements, improving their overall cybersecurity posture while maintaining or growing their competitive position in this critical sector. As a member of the MEP National NetworkTM, GENEDGE and its partners are uniquely positioned to support the needs of the defense industrial base, and particularly small and medium-sized enterprises, as they move toward CMMC compliance. GENEDGE is a CMMC Registered Provider Organization (RPO).
“We are truly excited for the future of the Cybersecurity program at GENEDGE and across the MEP National Network,” said Tony Cerilli, VP - Operations at GENEDGE. “These partnerships reinforce our ability to support the Virginia Defense Industrial Base and achieve our mission to be the best public resource to help Virginia’s manufacturing and technology companies to innovate, compete, and grow.”
GENEDGE is Virginia’s only manufacturing and economic development organization partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a public-private partnership that empowers small and medium-sized manufacturing, engineering and technology companies grow and thrive through direct business and technical assistance, educational resources, industry connections, and best practices.
Anthony Timbers LLC
Buoy Solutions LLC
Continuity Operations Group LLC
Cyber Eye Solutions LLC
David T. Scott & Associates LLC
Directed Analytics, Inc.
Eastern Data, Inc.
E-N Computers, Inc.
Maryland Innovation & Security Institute
Sarela Technology Solutions
SoundWay Consulting, Inc.
Strategic Cyber Partners LLC
TCB Associates, Inc.
True Information Assurance LLC
About GENEDGE DEFENDCUI-VA:
GENEDGE has been granted funding from the Department of Defense and the Virginia Department of Veteran’s Affairs to pilot Virginia’s Defend CUI Program (DEFENDCUI-VA). This program helps Virginia companies improve their cyber security for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). For more information, please visit https://genedge.org/about-us/programs/virginias-defend-classified-uncontrolled-information-cui-program-defendcui-va
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