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101 Top Illinois Cyber Security Companies and Startups of 2021

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Cyber Security companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Cyber Security industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois Cyber Security Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Gate.io

Gate.io

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Gate.io is a Crypto exchange platform.

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Cybersecurity SaaS Platform for Developers

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Keeper Security

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Keeper Security is the highly-rated and patented cybersecurity platform for preventing password-related data breaches and cyberthreats.

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NowSecure

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NowSecure provides automated mobile app security testing software that can be integrated into the development (CI/CD) process.

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Cog

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We virtualize IoT. Cyber security focused on the connected device marketplace.

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Havoc Shield

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Havoc Shield is a fast and effective cyber security program for small businesses.

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Xaptum

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Multi-tenant, future-proof network operator that enables enterprises to seamlessly scale and secure IoT deployments.

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Zerv

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Zerv enables a smartphone to open any access controlled door without updating the existing hardware.

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TruGrid

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TruGrid simplifies access and device security for organizations via a Cloud Gateway. TruGrid software can be deployed in minutes.

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MessageControl

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Human Layer Email and Messaging Security

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OneSpan

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OneSpan, a provider in the financial services industry.

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Winston Privacy

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Winston is a plug-and-play privacy device that protects all devices in the home from mass surveillance.

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QuickLaunch

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QuickLaunch is a next-generation AI-based Identity-as-a-Service platform

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Trustwave

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Trustwave Holdings helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data, and reduce security risk.

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Trusted CI

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Trusted CI is a NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CCoE).

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IPR International

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IPR International provides managed data center and data protection services.

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Aegis Secure

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Ultra-Secure mobile and connected device product company

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NUTS Technologies Inc.

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NUTS Technologies is a Provider of Object level security at the data level

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inCyber Compliance

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Cybersecurity Compliance. Simplified. Automated. SaaS. RegTech

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Donnelley Financial Solutions

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Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions.

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Fundology

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Fundology is a high security M&A project management platform for complex transactions and due diligence.

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VERVE Industrial Protection

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Verve Industrial Protection’s mission is to protect the world’s critical infrastructure.

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Ascend Technologies

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Ascend Technologies helps customers to make IT investments, meet the needs of business and optimize productivity

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Nexum

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Nexum provides users with information security and networking solutions.

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SmarterCloud

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SmarterCloud is a cybersecurity platform that isolates and secures customer data.

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Motorola Solutions – Enterprise Business

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Motorola Solutions – Enterprise Business is in mobile computing and advanced data capture communications technologies.

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Arx Nimbus

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Arx Nimbus is a cybersecurity software company that provides quantitative advances in cybersecurity defense, governance.

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ITsavvy

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ITsavvy is showing the industry how to integrate IT products and advanced IT solutions.

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NorthStar

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Our NorthStar platform uses existing security and enterprise data to prioritize the exposures that present the greatest risk to the business

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SWC Technology Partners

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SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses.

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Sentry Enterprises

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Sentry Enterprises is specializing in the development of multi-factor biometric authentication, authorization, and data security solutions.

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Nullafi

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Nullafi Shield is a zero-code add-on to any endpoint that gives admins one-click control over what data that endpoint receives

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Evolutyz Corp

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Evolutyz Corp is a leading next-generation IT products, platforms, and services company.

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Mako Networks

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Mako Networks is an international network management company that focuses on multi-site PCI DSS compliance and cloud-managed networks.

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METMOX

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METMOX is a provider of network security and software development services.

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AMBC INC

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AMBC is a global company spanning across 6 global locations. The goal of AMBC is to streamline the business process of an organization.

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Entara

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Entara specializes in IT service management, cybersecurity management, workflow automation, IT consulting, cloud management and integration.

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Sath Inc

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Sath Inc is an IT Security and Infrastructure managed services.

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iSmile Technologies

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iSmile Technologies offers application development, cyber security, and cloud services.

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RKON

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Since 1998, RKON has delivered IT Transformation helping private equity and corporations achieve Quiet IT from vision to execution.

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STL

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STL is a provider of staffing and managed IT services.

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Anomalix

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Anomalix is a Gartner-recognized solutions and services company for Identity and Access Management.

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NXGN

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NXGN is an advanced technology advisor and reseller of a next-generation infrastructure, cloud, and security technologies.

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Stratosphere Networks

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Stratosphere Networks is an IT managed service provider.

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Privacy One

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Privacy One is an innovative cyber privacy company shaping the future of the internet.

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onShore Security

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onShore Security is a leading provider of managed cybersecurity.

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REMPREX, LLC

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REMPREX is a transportation company that provides terminal operations, engineering, and security services.

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GuavaTech

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A leading managed service provider specializing in customized IT solutions for proprietary trading firms.

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Impelix

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Impelix is a cyber security advisor, integrator, managed services provider delivering dynamic secure access for all users, data, and apps.

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Alpine Security

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Cybersecurity Training. Medical Device Cybersecurity. Penetration Testing. Risk Management. Virtual CISO. Cybersecurity Strategy.

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BTI Communications Group

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BTI Communications Group offers VoIP, managed IT, business continuity, security, network design and consulting services.

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LME Services

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LME Services offers cybersecurity, cloud hosting, app development, web design, technical support, SEO and managed services to its clients.

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Framework IT

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Framework IT offers managed services, cloud computing, cybersecurity, VoIP and unified communication.

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Sentry Security

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Sentry Security is a security and investigations company offering installation, service, and monitoring of security systems.

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WEBIT Services, Inc.

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WEBIT Services Provides Managed IT Services like Business Continuity, VoIP,Cloud Computing, Technology Management, Cyber Security etc

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National Technologies

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A West Chicago, Illinois-based provider of specialized fiber optic technical services

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Hillard Heintze

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Hillard Heintze is one of the leading investigation and security risk management firms.

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BAI Security

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BAI Security is an IT firm that offers IT security assessment, cybersecurity auditing and compliance services.

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Single Path

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Single Path provides a full range of managed services, cybersecurity solutions, and IT consulting to the commercial and education segments.

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4Discovery

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4Discovery specialize in computer, digital and mobile device forensics.

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Palm International, Inc.

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Analytics, Cybersecurity, and Marketing

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Procom Enterprises, Ltd

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Commercial and Residential Security and Automation Services. CCTV Home Automation

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Latacora

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Latacora offers software security, network security, cloud security, and IT security services.

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CubeiTz

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Providing unparalleled levels of security for your data.

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Next Generation Technology

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Next Generation Technology is a mobile app development, web design, and cyber security company.

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Bad Packets LLC

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Cybersecurity research and threat intelligence.

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TEKPROS

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TEKPROS is an IT company that offers IT solutions, IT services, SI, VAR, IT cloud solutions and IT staffing, to Fortune 1000 Companies.

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EP Technology Corporation

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EP Technology Corporation is an electronic manufacturing company offering CCTV security surveillance and IT products.

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Cyber Pop-up

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On-demand cybersecurity service platform

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Key Resources, Inc.

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Enterprise Security Services and Software

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Woodfield Fund Administration

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Woodfield Fund Administration provides comprehensive administration services to private investment funds.

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Velocita Technology

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Velocita Technology offers cloud migration, repair services, cybersecurity, IT consulting, business systems, hardware & managed IT services.

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Credence

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The Credence network prevents cyber-attacks by measuring and monitoring, in real time, the cyber-fitness of an organization’s suppliers.

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Symlabs

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Symlabs was founded in 2001 with the vision to simplify and enhance directory services and identity management.

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Helping Hand IT

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Helping Hand IT is an information technology management services company.

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Crispmind

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Crispmind specializes in cutting-edge cybersecurity, distributed ledger protocol & mobile application development.

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Plan Pilot

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Plan Pilot is a consultancy that provides cyber-security, retirement planning and financial services .

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CybatiWorks

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CybatiWorks provides training and consulting services to government, commercial, and academia customers.

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MotherG

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MotherG provides outsourced IT services for SMBs in Chicagoland and Milwaukee

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Umbrella Technologies

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Umbrella Technologies is located at the 3 way intersection of physical security, cyber security & business intelligence.

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G4S Technology

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G4S Technology is a provider of security services and solutions for businesses and industries.

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inCyber Security

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Cyber compliance firm that specializes in helping firms protect their reputation, reduce costs, and manage risks.

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Virtual Auditor

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Virtual Audito is a fully managed information security solution.

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Metova CyberCENTS

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Metova CyberCENTS provides leading edge Cyber Range Platforms and Cyber Services.

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UPONUS Technologies

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UPONUS’ SeMo, is an innovative mobile security solution

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Magia Digital

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Magia Digital offers structured wiring, security, communication, audio & video, POS systems, IT support and digital signage.

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Facility IT Group

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Facility IT Group specializes in infrastructure design, cloud, colocation, VoIP, security, monitoring and onsite maintenance services.

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Hoyt Niva Consulting Inc. (hoytNIVA)

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hoytNIVA is an IT consulting firm specializing in cyber-security, data analytics, machine learning and human capital.

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CyberSecurityBase

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CyberSecurityBase provides you with services to implement a simplified security program at your company.

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Blue Treble Solutions

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Blue Treble Solutions provides technology consulting services in web, database, network engineering and security, and more.

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Renna Partners

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Renna Partners provides technology consulting services to investors to identify risk & evaluate impact, portfolio support and cybersecurity.

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OffGrid

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OffGrid is a comprehensive communication encryption framework that provides unassailable point-to-point data & communication privacy.

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IT Risk Managers

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As cabling contractor in Chicago we understand the importance of a good network cabling system.

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Data Defenders, LLC

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A information and cybersecurity services firm …

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ProdigyTeks

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ProdigyTeks provides information technology services to small businesses.

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KB Consulting Services

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KB Consulting Services is an information technology company specialized in IT management & support and network maintenance services.

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Compu Solutions

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Compu Solutions specializes in cybersecurity, IT management and VoIP services.

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infracritical

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Perform critical infrastructure protection and assurance research, open source intelligence, and SCADA security

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Azure Horizons

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Azure Horizons deals with managed services, cybersecurity, monitoring, business continuity, spam protection, web hosting and IT consulting.

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AZBS

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AZBS offers cybersecurity, cloud computing, network security, IT support and consulting services.

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SUPER V TECHNOLOGY

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Cyber security and technology development services

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