The City of Portsmouth charted in 1858 with 28 square miles is an independent city and municipality in the Commonwealth of Virginia with nearly 96,000 residents, and serves as Virginia’s only official Coast Guard City. The center of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, Portsmouth supports numerous cultural, historical, and recreational activities, and also boasts of a very diverse citizenry. The Hampton Roads region enjoys a mild, four-season climate for a full working year, rarely encumbered by weather. Experience a convenient festival lifestyle as you walk or ride your bike through Olde Towne shopping area, just steps from restaurants, eclectic shops, museums, and the beautiful Elizabeth River–where the ferry docks and transports riders between Olde Towne Portsmouth and Downtown Norfolk. An outdoor entertainment venue, the City’s Union Bank and Trust Pavilion, hosts musical concerts and an array of other family-centered events and activities.

Dream World Solutions (DWS), founded in 2017, serves as an Information Technology, Cybersecurity and consulting company. We are SWAM, WOSB, and SDVOSB certified. Dream World Solutions offers a wide range of Information Technology consulting services for several industries. We employ the most advanced tools and expertise to efficiently secure businesses and thwart Cyber-attacks. We partner with our clients to develop engaging business strategies, and design high-quality and scalable solutions. DWS specializes in small-business solutions. We understand the uniqueness and challenges these types of businesses present. DWS is meticulous in learning our customers operating environment and take seriously the charge to protect their dreams. We encourage our customers to be engaged as reasonably as possible, as we recognize their time is valuable. Our team of professionals have over 25 years combined technological experience. We are proud to serve Hampton Roads business owners.

G2 OPS Inc.provides services in cybersecurity assessment and compliance, model-based systems engineering, IT service management, and software development. Using the most advanced database technologies and modeling tools, our teams of engineers know how to help complex organizations tackle problems like the systemic reduction of cyber risks, the assessment, and cost-effective prioritization of modernization projects and alignment of IT resource deployment with organizational mission priorities. Our experience in modeling, analytics, and security solutions for leading corporations, government agencies, and academia, allows us to deliver excellence for clients around the world from offices in Virginia Beach, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

KBRwyle is the global government services business of KBR, Inc. KBRwyle delivers full life cycle professional and technical services from over 60 U.S. and 40 international locations. The company is trusted to lead many of the world’s largest and most critical government programs. KBRwyle’s core capabilities include engineering, operations, logistics science, program and acquisition management, IT, cyber and security services.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Today, Newport News is the nation’s sole designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of only two shipyards capable of designing and building nuclear- powered submarines. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 38,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Peregrine Technical Solutions LLC (Peregrine) is a small disadvantaged business, 8(a), Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), operating with a primary NAICS code of 541513, under the three-year size standard under $27.5M. Based in Hampton Roads, Peregrine was founded in 2011 to meet the expanding requirements of Cyber offense/defense activities, including full-spectrum Information Operations (IO) and security engineering. We have outstanding expertise in Cybersecurity and are a Corporate Fully-Qualified Naval Validator (C0124), as well as ISO 9001:2013, ISO 27001:2008, and CMMI Level 3 Software Development certified. Peregrine is fully compliant with DFARS 252.204-7012, we are agile and responsive to customers, with over $22M in annual revenue in 2015 and 275 employees across all 54 states and territories, we are clearly large enough to effectively support and manage multi-million-dollar task orders. Peregrine has over 25 years of experience in key IT / IA positions in support of the federal government, with employees who possess many professional certifications, including the PMP, CISSP and CDFE, in addition to extensive current expertise in the IT/IA/C&A areas. Peregrine has access to cutting edge research in the cyber arena, as we own the only double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal on Cyber Warfare in the United States. Entitled the Journal of Information Warfare (JIW), it is published four times a year, with eight cutting-edge research articles.

Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused research university with rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, entrepreneurial research and collaboration, and initiatives that contribute nearly $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy. Located along the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia, the ODU campus boasts state-of-the-art academic facilities, 14 residence halls and amenities such as the Student Recreation Center. Our Monarchs can choose from over 120 undergraduate programs, over 130 graduate programs at the master's, education specialist and doctoral levels and a wealth of certificate and professional development programs. They learn from experts in their chosen field, as our award-winning faculty bring their real-world expertise to classrooms that foster innovation and collaboration.

Regent University was founded in 1978, and is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action. Regent provides students with high-quality, Christ-centered education. With 128 areas of study, The University currently offers seven cyber-related degrees including Associates, Bachelors and Masters programs with a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy to be added in the fall of 2018. With the acquisition of a multi-million dollar cyber range in 2017, hands-on training utilizing the range is being woven into academic offerings for cyber-related programs to give students a leg-up in entering the job market. The Institute for Cybersecurity offers enhanced formal educational opportunities for Regent students as well as training solutions for the commercial and government sectors. Regent’s cyber range is at the heart of the unique training opportunities available to the commercial and government sectors through the Institute for Cybersecurity.

Institute for Cybersecurity - Regent University is the only on-demand, commercially available cyber range providing experiential and outcome based cybersecurity training and offering Cyber-Range-as-a-Services (CyberRaaS) in coastal Virginia. The institute for cybersecurity is disrupting and transforming the cyber defense industry and closing the gap between theory and practice with our turnkey cybersecurity training programs and public service offerings.

RFK Solutionz offers a range of innovative business solutions to help solve your complex industry challenges. Our company makes every effort to secure sub-contracting opportunities with many well established Prime Contract Award winners. Our team of highly trained and experienced Cybersecurity professionals provide Cybersecurity services and training to meet each of our customers’ needs. We deliver on our commitments so that we build lasting relationships with our customers by exceeding their expectations and gaining their trust.

Sentara Healthcare, based in Norfolk, VA, celebrates more than 130 years in pursuit of its mission to improve health every day. Sentara is an integrated not-for-profit system of 12 hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina, including a Level I trauma center with Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance. The Sentara family also includes four medical groups, ambulatory campuses, post-acute care services, the physician-led Sentara Quality Care Network, the Sentara College of Health Sciences, Optima Health Plan members in Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio, and a team of professionals 28,000 strong. Sentara is strategically focused on continuous improvement in quality, safety, and the patient experience.

Sera-Brynn was founded in 2011 by former members of the U.S. intelligence community. Since then, we have grown into the highest-ranked, pure-play cybersecurity compliance and advisory firm in the world. We are a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor and FedRAMP Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) specializing in cyber risk management and compliance. Offering compliance and risk assessments, risk control, and incident response services, Sera-Brynn empowers clients to manage cyber risk while meeting cybersecurity standards. Our clients include the world’s most admired and recognized brands; these include well-known global technology firms, disruptive and leading-edge aerospace and space companies, large transportation businesses, respected international manufacturers, transnational financial services entities, and venerated institutions of higher education.

Tidewater Community College provides collegiate education and training to adults of all ages and backgrounds, helping them achieve their individual goals and contribute as citizens and workers to the vitality of an increasingly global community. TCC offers open access to high-quality, affordable education to prepare students for transfer to a four-year baccalaureate institution, as well as for entry or advancement in the workforce. TCC offers a comprehensive range of programs and services recognized for excellence by leaders of business, industry, and government, and by educators in K-12 education and four-year colleges and universities.

Hampton Roads Education, Workforce and Economic Development Alliance (HRCyber) is a partnership of educational institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private employers focused on developing educational pathways from high school through community college to four year institutions and continued professional development providing a capable and fully trained cybersecurity workforce for the region. It achieved this by aligning regional educational and skills development offerings to the workforce practices and activities of business and non-profit organizations within the Hampton Roads region with the specific goal of supporting local economic development and job growth via establishment of a multi-stakeholder alliance. This is achieved by addressing the workforce needs of cybersecurity employers by increasing the pipeline of students pursuing cybersecurity careers from high schools, community colleges and universities. HRCyber was established in October 2016 with a grant from Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Regional Alliances and Multi-stakeholder partnership program.