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The 20 Most Admired Tech Leaders in Business 2017

If you own a business and you have a website, network, product, or application then you should safeguard it from the hackers and accidental data breaches. When small businesses hear about network security it’s easy to think that “they’re only after big companies, we should be fine”. However, the majority of cyber-attacks are aimed at small and mid-size businesses. For over a decade, cyber criminals have targeted SMBs as a soft, easy target, as compared to the large companies with dedicated network security teams. Waylon Krush, Founder & CEO of Lunarline, Inc. understood the need to fill this gap in the cyber-security industry and in 2004 founded Lunarline to help businesses fight back against cyber crime


Lunarline Inc. Named a Top 10 Healthcare IT Security Solutions Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook

Arlington VA, December 4th, 2017: Lunarline, Inc. today announced that it was named a Top 10 Healthcare IT Security Solutions Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook. This honor recognizes Lunarline’s tremendous 2017 revenue growth and its emergence as one of the world’s leading providers of health IT security solutions.


Data Protection Act Will Incentivize Cybersecurity to Protect Consumer Data

Columbus OH, November 13th, 2017: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today publicly endorsed Senate Bill 220, the Data Protection Act, at a news conference with bill sponsor State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London). The legislation was introduced as part of Attorney General DeWine’s CyberOhio Initiative to help Ohio businesses with cybersecurity issues.


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Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW) Gives Back on Veterans Day: Free Cyber Training and Certifications for Vets and Active Duty Military

Arlington VA, November 10th, 2017: In honor of Veterans Day, the non-profit Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW) Foundation today announced a nationwide program to provide Veterans of the US Armed Forces with free cybersecurity training and certifications. This program builds on the success of W2CW’s 2016 Veterans Day certification offer. It expands the 2016 initiative to include free access to online training that equips Veterans with the skills they need to thrive as cyber professionals.


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Lunarline: Light and Direction to Solve Cyber Issues with Big Data Analytics

August 15th, 2017 - Arlington VA:You’ve probably heard it before—companies have to protect themselves against all kinds of attacks. But an attacker only needs to have one successful attempt. With those odds, you can’t just try to prevent attacks from happening. You also need to be able to detect them, and respond—fast. Lately, the most effective defenses against cyber intrusions are Big Data and Analytics. Better, faster, actionable security information reduces the critical time from detection to remediation, enabling cyber warfare specialists to proactively defend and protect your network.


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Lunarline Inc. Shatters Summer Revenue Record

August 14th, 2017 - Arlington VA: With still one month of DC swelter yet to go, Lunarline, Inc - a leading provider of cybersecurity products, services and training - today announced that its summer 2017 revenue shattered its previous record set last year.

"Even in an industry as hot as cyber, summer traditionally slows down some as decision makers hit the beach and the federal government gears up for the end of fiscal year rush," said Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush. "But not this year."


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Lunarline, Inc Announces the NIST 800-171 Compliance Quick Start Program

May 25th, 2017 - Arlington VA: Lunarline, Inc. recently announced the NIST 800-171 Quick Start Compliance Program to help Department of Defense (DoD) contractors scale the NIST learning curve, safeguard DoD data and keep their Defense contracts.

“DoD set an aggressive December 2017 deadline for implementing NIST 800-171 and they’re sticking to it,” said Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush. “This requirement isn’t limited to prime contractors. A lot of small businesses are panicking as prime contractors threaten to cancel subcontracts for failure to comply.”


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Lunarline, Inc. Named One of 2017’s Most Valuable Brands

May 25th, 2017 - Arlington VA: Lunarline, Inc., a leading provider of cybersecurity products, services and training, was recently recognized by Silicon Review as one of the 50 Most Valuable Brands of 2017.

“Lunarline has helped more than 500 clients in the Intelligence, Defense, Federal Civilian and private sector communities fight back against cybercrime,” said Lunarline founder and CEO Waylon Krush. “We owe our internationally-known brand – recognized by Silicon Review as one of the 50 Most Valuable Brands of 2017 – to the 100s of talented Lunarliners who have given it their all to make us one of the world’s leading providers of cybersecurity products, services and training.”


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SmartCEO Announces the 2017 Future 50 Award Winners

January 5th, 2017 - Arlington VA: 60 Greater Washington companies to be recognized for fast growth in Washington SmartCEO’s Future 50 Awards program
 
Jan. 05, 2017 - Washington, DC: Washington SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2017 Future 50 Award winners. The program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and fast-growth companies in large “Blue Chip” and small “Emerging Growth” categories. These companies have demonstrated significant growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth.


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The Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW) Initiative Gives Back on Veterans Day: Free Cyber Certifications for Vets and Active Duty Military

November 11th, 2016 - Arlington VA: In honor of Veterans Day, the Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW) initiative today announced that Veterans and Active Duty Military will be entitled to take one exam in the Cyber Certified Experts (CCE) Program free of charge. Made possible through a generous donation from the Lunarline School of Cyber Security (SCS), this free online certification will be available for one year starting November 11th, 2016.


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Lunarline Cyber Security Experts Sweep all Four GSA HACS SINs in Support of the President's Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP)

November 9th, 2016 - Arlington VA: In recognition of Lunarline's advanced cyber security capabilities, the General Services Administration (GSA) recently awarded Lunarline all four Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) Special Item Numbers (SINs).  Established in support of the President's Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP), the HACS SINs program enables the Government to efficiently access pre-vetted, highly-technical security operations capabilities. 

"I tell you what, GSA puts HACS SINs bidders through the ringer," said Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush.


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DeWine tackles cyber security

October 15th, 2016 - Columbus, OH: Sidney Daily News: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced the launch of CyberOhio, a collection of cybersecurity initiatives aimed at helping Ohio businesses fight back against data security threats.


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Lunarline Inc., Enters into Partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute

October 24th, 2016 - Arlington, VA: Lunarline, Inc., an Arlington-based leader in cybersecurity consulting, services and training, added yet another important capability by signing on as a partner with the CERT® Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI).  The partnership enables Lunarline to leverage SEI’s world-renown body of research, frameworks and models to improve organizations’ ability to manage cybersecurity and operational resilience programs from the board room to the server room.


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Lunarline, Inc. Announces Cyber Certified Experts Early Adopter Program

September 13th, 2016 - Dayton, OH: To celebrate the success of Lunarline's Cyber Certified Experts (CCE®) Program and to honor the thousands of students who have successfully completed Lunarline cyber security training, CEO Waylon Krush today announced the CCE® Early Adopter Program.

"It's been a record breaking year for the CCE® Program and for the Lunarline School of Cyber Security," said Mr. Krush. "Thousands of students have passed through our halls and developed the skills they need to fight back against an ever more threatening cyber world. In recognition of their achievements in the fight against cybercrime it is my privilege to announce the CCE® Early Adopter Program."


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CEO Waylon Krush Quoted in FedScoop Article on PTO's Fiery Christmas

July 13th, 2016 - Arlington, VA: Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush spoke to FedScoop about the explosive power outage that took down several critical systems at the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) over Christmas, 2015.  This fiery Christmas surprise blow doors off hinges, obliterated power management systems and took down backups. While the PTO's successful execution of its Continuity of Operations (COOP) plan received praise, the event still took out online systems vital to patent filing, forcing a reversion to paper-based processes.  


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Lunarline Wins Third Future 50 Award and Rocks Out at SmartCEO Gala

February 6th, 2016 - Arlington, VA: Receiving its third Future 50 Award in as many years, Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush led a raucous crew of Lunarliners to the SmartCEO Awards Gala, where, collectively, they got the party started. 

SmartCEO's most prestigious annual award, the Future 50 program honors the 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington DC region. A three time consecutive winner of the Future 50 award, Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush is no stranger to SmartCEO's dance floor.


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CSO Outlook Ranks Lunarline a Top Managed Security Service Provider

January 5th, 2016 - Arlington, VA: Lunarline, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, was ranked by CSO Magazine as one of the Top 10 Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) of 2015. In an article entitled "Lunarline: Providing Actionable Intel to Enhance Cyber Security" CSO Outlook highlighted Lunarline's tailored, hands-on approach to Managed Security Services.

In a wide ranging interview with CSO Outlook Lunarline CEO Waylon Krush noted that "the Lunarline Hunt Team is key to our MSSs because they provide a more proactive footing for cyber defense both internally and externally," says Krush.


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Warrior to Cyber Warrior and Lunarline School of Cyber Security Unveil New Curriculum to Help US Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

September 17th, 2015 - Arlington, VA: The Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW) Foundation today unveiled a new curriculum designed to equip its students with the skills they need to fight back against an ever more threatening cyber world. Featuring a demanding technical course load followed by an independent Capstone project, this new curriculum will prepare Veterans to tackle new cyber challenges as civilians.


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Lunarline’s School of Cyber Security Offers NEW Malware Analysis Course

July 1st, 2014 - Arlington, VA: We at Lunarline are thrilled to announce that the Lunarline School of Cyber Security (SCS) is now offering a new Malware Analysis Course. This 4-day hands-on course provides students with insight into advanced static analysis methodologies, techniques for researching active malware, and real-life examples of malware capabilities and characteristics. 

While we initially developed the Malware Analysis Course for our clients in the Department of Defense (DoD), it is now approved for release to the general public.


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Lunarline Launches Innovative Pen Testing Platform at 2014 Gartner Summit

June 15, 2017 - Arlington, VA: Lunarline, Inc. a leading cyber security firm, has announced plans to unveil Sniper – a new pen testing tool – during the 2014 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.

Designed to enhance pen testing procedures and help security professionals more quickly and effectively conduct in-depth tests, Sniper is Lunarline’s latest innovation in cyber security technology. The tool will be demoed during the event, along side several others in the Lunarline suite of security products.


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Lunarline VP Goes On the Air to Help Americans Stay Safe Online

June 4th, 2017 - Arlington VA: Lunarline Vice President Jennifer Hawks recently went on the air with WNEW to shed light on global cyber activity and provide some tips on how to stay safe in an ever more dangerous cyber world. 

In her interview Ms. Hawks emphasized that coordinated cyber attacks "Happen every single second." She also noted that while "the level of those breaches are not always as devastating as full identity theft" and therefore do not always make headlines, in the long run they are every bit as dangerous as those that earn national attention. 

While emphasizing the danger, Ms. Hawks called attention to simple steps that Americans can take to stay safe online."


 

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