PROTEUS Technologies announced today that it has earned a #3 spot on the 2013 Baltimore Business Journal Book of Lists for local Top Software Companies. PROTEUS has ranked within the top ten amongst the region's top software, IT and woman owned companies for five consecutive years.
PROTEUS Technologies is currently leveraging its engineering staff base to pursue advances in wireless and mobile exploitation technologies, an initiative part of the company's Flexible Innovation Tank (FIT) program. As part of FIT, PROTEUS engineering staff actively pursue solutions within a customized and collaborative development environment. The initiative includes proof of concept demonstrations and prototypes for performing vulnerability assessments, malware analysis, and intrusion prevention for today's wireless platforms.
Eric Schlesinger, Vice President of Technology, states,"with widespead proliferation of wireless devices and the vulnerabilities that can threaten mobile computing, including unsecured Wi-Fi access, lost or stolen devices, and malware attacks on mobile operating systems; we believe that mobile computing tops the list of this year's leading security concerns."
The wireless and mobile exploitation initiative will provide a proving ground for offensive and defensive capabilities. Solutions developed will enhance the company's cyber engineering capabilities. Current work is focused on Android operating system vulnerabilities, privilege escalation and capability leaks. PROTEUS' ground breaking internal research prototypes and applications are often successfully integrated into solutions to support the company's intelligence and federal executive community clients' national defense requirements.
The Baltimore Business Journal, in its "Book of Lists", ranked PROTEUS at #6 amongst the Top IT consulting firms in the Baltimore area, moving up from #9 in 2011. PROTEUS has ranked within the top ten for this and several other categories, including top woman owned companies, for the past six years.
In support of the Howard County Food Bank, PROTEUS recently teamed up with several other area companies to compete in the Chili-4-Charity Cookoff, hosted by ADG in Columbia. The competitive, yet fun-spirited event was a fund-raising success and gave local companies a chance to network while enjoying some fun spirited competition.Read more...
PROTEUS announced today the continuation of a contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency valued at approximately $2.2M.
Areas supported under this contract include supplying the agency with Sourcefire's intrusion detection hardware and software. PROTEUS will develop and deploy solutions for DISA programs requiring information and mission assurance in order to defend critical computing resources. Additionally, PROTEUS is now partnered with the U.S. Navy Naval Undersea Warfare Center to identify and provide appropriate Sourcefire solutions.
According to PROTEUS' President, Dr. Charles (Chuck) Taylor, "Our solutions minded staff continue to push the boundaries of possibilities on a multitude of cyber and analytical engineering programs, and we are pleased to continue our support to DISA. We look forward to serving the U.S. Navy Naval Undersea Warfare Center as well".