Cybersecurity sector continues to heat up - The Washington Post

- June 02, 2019
Cybersecurity sector continues to heat up  The Washington Post

The Washington area has long been a hotbed for cybersecurity talent, owing to a quiet but influential community of hackers, network specialists and software experts serving the U.S. government agencies waging cyberwarfare. That talent base has become the backbone of a fast-growing local industry focused on corporate cyberdefense, which has produced influential local companies including Mandiant, Sourcefire and Tenable. In the past week, that industry has seen a boost. Milpitas, Calif.-based cybersecurity giant FireEye announced Tuesday that it paid $250 million to acquire McLean-based cyber...