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SBD Recognized as Winner of 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in 8 Categories

SBD Recognized as Winner of 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in 8 Categories

SBD Recognized as Winner of 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in 8 Categories

Vienna, Va. – March 25, 2021 – Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) has been named a winner under eight different categories for the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, which recognizes companies, products and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The awards are produced by Cybersecurity Insiders in partnership with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the vast experience of over 400,000+ cybersecurity professionals to honor the world’s best cybersecurity products, professionals and organizations.

“SBD’s Continuous Service Improvement Service was recognized as a 2021 Cyber Security Excellence Award winner for being able to implement incremental improvements to mature our clients’ processes and overall cyber posture.  The results of this service have led to over 7 million in savings and a reduction of 90% of Tier 1 activities,” said Mike Ewell, Vice President, Client and Strategic Growth, and the National Security Sector at SBD.

Categories include:

Cybersecurity Product/Service - Continuous Improvement and Optimization

  • SBD is currently utilizing this approach monitoring over 35,000 global users and over 50,000 endpoints
  • Resulted in over 7.5 Million in cost savings for our clients
  • Eliminated 90% of Tier 1 Activities
  • Provided incident response for 2000 confirmed incidents within the year 2020 alone

Cybersecurity Professional Team - SOC Team of the Year

Driven by highly trained and experienced SBD leaders, engineers and analysts, our team is committed to delivering exceptional investigative analysis and solutions to support the customer’s defensive cyber operations while maintaining situational awareness.

Cybersecurity Product/Service - Cybersecurity Program Management (PMO)

SBD provides exceptional program management through the form of enhanced automation mechanisms which we use to produce custom-tailored dashboards and individualized metrics for our customers. This customized approach has allowed real time reporting and situational awareness regarding cyber events and incidents.

Cybersecurity Company - Defensive Cyberspace Operations Service Provider

Our multi-faceted approach to cyber security operations includes (but is not limited to) monitoring and analysis, digital media analysis, cyber intelligence, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, incident assessment and response, insider threat hunting, content/knowledge management, and endpoint/asset management. 

Cybersecurity Company - Cybersecurity Service Provider of the Year

SBD specializes in cybersecurity services, utilizing an Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Service Portfolio approach providing a wide range of dedicated cyber services that focus on maturing an organization’s cyber posture.

Cybersecurity Professional/Team - Cybersecurity Executive of the Year

Mr. Ewell has grown SBD's cyber practice over 600% from 3.5 million to 23 million over the last 3 years. This has been done by extensively focusing on maturing security offerings to his clients needs.

Cybersecurity Professional/Team - Cybersecurity Woman of the Year

Ms. Dillon has actively contributed to a 33% improvement in her client's systems FISMA compliance; including a key role in renewals of ATO’s for 3 data centers and multiple applications, and developing and remediating POAMs on behalf of system owners.

Cybersecurity Professional/Team - Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year

Mike Ewell is an Executive Director and the National Security Sector business unit lead for Solutions by Design and has over 14 years of extensive experience in providing cyber security, IT services and project management on a variety of federal and commercial projects.

ABOUT SBD: SBD specializes in IT system modernization and support as an application transformation and Agile process leader. We leverage open source technologies and cloud-based solutions to reduce operating costs and advance the value proposition of automated solutions. For over 30 years, we have delivered technically innovative, reliable, and cost-effective solutions, services, and products, on-time and on-budget. We help our customers implement faster, more reliable quality systems. Bottom line, we deliver technically innovative, reliable, and costeffective solutions, services, and products to our customers.

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