Orlando cybersecurity startup makes top 100 list

An Orlando startup in cybersecurity has been named a Top 100 startup in the space.

An Orlando cybersecurity startup has been recognized as one of the top young companies in the space.

Fortress Information Security, which protects supply chains from attacks, landed on Cyber Defense Magazine’s Top 100.

The company has more than 100 employees and has its headquarters in downtown Orlando.

Fortress partnered with American Electric Power and Southern Company and has clients in several other industries. The top 100 includes nearly 1,000 businesses.


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The award “showcases those companies like Fortress with … incredible potential,” judges in the contest said.

Fortress, which launched in 2015, provides services to protect supply chains, such as those that pump electricity into the community.

Cyber criminals tend to target power companies to inflict a large amount of confusion in a community.

Fortress protects each component in a supply chain that could compromise security, such as outside vendors and employees.

It’s “asset to vendor” network shares information about approved vendors or products.

This helps make sure companies know a potential vendor has secure practices in place.

The network can help smaller companies. Those businesses can often lack resources to spend on supply chain management.

With the network, a small business can confirm its security practices. As a result, the industry will know that the company is safe to work with.


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