Because of its highly-educated workforce, proximity to the federal government, a focus on STEM education and a booming cybersecurity market (government and private), Arlington and the DMV region is on the forefront of becoming the hub for cybersecurity related careers. From CISO’s, to security architects, engineers, developers, forensics, vulnerability and intrusion analysts and specialists and everything in-between — you can find them in Arlington.

The most recent Global Information Security Workforce Study showed that by 2022 there will be 1.8 million more cyber related jobs than there will be people to fill them. Come see some of the careers that Arlington has to offer and be part of this fast-growing industry.

Fact and Figures

  • Cyber is predicted to be a $1 trillion industry by 2025
  • The Federal government plans to spend $20 billion in cyber security in 2017/2018
  • Arlington is home to more Federal Agencies hiring cyber jobs than anywhere in the Country (i.e. DHS, National Cybersecurity Communications Integration Center, Pentagon, DOD)
  • By 2022, there will be 1.8 million more cyber security jobs than people to fill them
  • Since 2011, Cyber companies acquisition of DMV area cyber companies have totaled over $4.5 billion

Notable Companies

BluVector is a leader in Network Security Monitoring & Analytics that helps security teams respond to malicious threats up to 80% faster than current approaches. BluVector applies supervised machine learning so security teams can detect and respond to advanced security threats at digital speed.

Distil Networks
Founded in 2011, Distil Networks is the leading public and private cloud security provider that blocks malicious bots, or automated computer programs, attacking your website. With a mission of making the web more secure, Distil Networks mitigates against duplicate content, improves SEO strength and accelerates the end-user experience — all while reducing infrastructure costs. The setup to stop bots is lightning — fast, secure and completely transparent.

Fortalice Solutions
Fortalice Solutions brings together the sharpest minds in cybersecurity to protect people, business and nations from the world’s most sophisticated adversaries.

infoLock Technologies
infoLock Technologies is an information security consulting form, integration services provider, and value ad reseller whose mission is to locate and secure customers' proprietary data and sensitive information assets, while helping them to create sustainable information security problems that support organizational goals and priorities.

Founded in 2004 by two information security professionals, Lunarline was developed to help solve a colossal security problem prevalent in both the government and private sectors. Lunarline was created to provide customers with the solutions and people to ensure the data they store, transmit, or process is secure from the beginning. Lunarline promises 'Solutions Built on Security'™.

Founded by analysts fresh from the front lines of cyber defense, a visionary computer engineer and a successful business leader, ThreatConnect looks to take the vast potential of threat intelligence and make it accessible for Fortune 5000 organizations and allied government agencies around the globe.

Featured Companies

Distil Networks          Fortalice Solutions