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Cyber Startups Graduate from Northrop-bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator Program

cyberAustralia-based iWebgate and Baltimore-headquartered Light Point Security have completed Northrop Grumman and bwtech@UMBC Speed Tomorrow‘s global cyber startup initiative.

The Cync program will work introduce iWebgate’s and Light Point Security’s new cyber offerings into the federal marketplace, Northrop said Monday.

Chris Valentino, program director for cyber and intelligence mission solutions at Northrop, said the goal of the program is to develop new ideas that could support the company’s customers.

“I continue to be amazed at the endless stream of innovation and pleased that we can help these companies nurture their technology and business plans to make a difference in global security.”

The new graduates will join DB Networks, KoolSpan, AccelerEyes (ArrayFire), Five Directions, Oculis Labs and Ayasdi as alums of the program.

Cync occupants include Silobreaker, Leverage, OptioLabs, Huntress Labs, GuardX and Paratools.

The program was launched in 2011 under a partnership between Northrop and bwtech@UMBC Speed Tomorrow that provides business incubation and access to capital and talent in an effort to advance the creation of tools at startup companies.

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