Ciphent Named 16th Fastest-Growing Company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine

Aug 31, 2010, 17:19 ET from Ciphent Inc.

BALTIMORE, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Ciphent Inc., provider of world-class cyber security solutions, is very pleased to announce that the company has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500 List, a compendium of the fastest growing private companies in the United States.



In the first year of eligibility, Ciphent placed in the Top 20 overall at #16 and was recognized as #1 in Baltimore, #1 in Maryland, #1 in Enterprise Cyber Security, and #1 in Cyber Security Solutions for the Federal Government with a stunning three year revenue growth rate of 8,907%. As an Inc. 500 honoree, Ciphent shares this pedigree with notable alumni who are among the nation's most successful companies.

James C. Foster, Ciphent's CEO, expressed his excitement for the company's accomplishment in saying, "It is of the utmost pleasure to receive such an honor from Inc Magazine. This is our first recognition from Inc., and it is a true testament of the team's unbroken dedication, sacrifice, and steadfast drive towards our mission. As an organization, we will accept this award on behalf of every partner and client that we have had the opportunity to serve over the past few years. Our goal was never to be the "fastest" or the "biggest," it was simply to be an organization with unparalleled world-class service and secure customers."

Traditional corporate and Government Agency resources are being overwhelmed due to the severity and shear magnitude of cyber threats facing organizations. Without deep expert assistance and the use of tailored technology, organizations will continue to face an uphill battle. Through the use of patented technology and a world-class cyber security team, Ciphent has helped over 1200 organizations secure their critical assets, applications, networks and systems globally. Ciphent works with private, public, government and partner organizations around the world and has the capability to deploy a cyber SWAT team within 30 minutes globally.

Inc. Magazine's 2010 Inc. 500 List, which Inc. Magazine publishes annually, was available for purchase on August 24, 2010. To immediately view the 2010 Inc. 500 List, please visit To learn more about Ciphent's 2010 ranking, please visit

About the Inc. 500

In 1982, Inc. introduced the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. Since then, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark. Oracle, Patagonia, E*Trade, American Apparel, Zipcar and numerous other well-known brands have been honored by the Inc. 500/5000. The list is a distinguished editorial award, a celebration of innovation, a network of entrepreneurial leaders, and an effective public relations showcase.

About Ciphent, Inc.

Ciphent, Inc. is dedicated to providing world-class Cyber Security Solutions to commercial, Federal and Global organizations. Our clients include 43 of the Fortune 100, the Top 3 Banks, the Top 2 Retailers, the Top 3 Telecommunications companies, over 20 Federal Agencies and hundreds of growing businesses in the Mid-Market. Ciphent's breadth of services includes enterprise security consulting and education, managed services, field R&D, and technology implementation. The Ciphent team is comprised of true experts in the industry and has published over a dozen books on security and has presented at every major conference. In 2009, Ciphent was featured on NBC as one of the Top 5 Cyber Security Firms. Ciphent is headquartered in Hanover, MD and has field teams in 13 states. The Ciphent mission is to ensure the cyber security of the United States, her allies, corporations, and citizens. To learn more about Ciphent and to talk to one of our world class team members please call 888-992-4743.

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