TruShield Security Solutions, Inc. Announces Cybersecurity Scholarship for Northern Virginia Students

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TruShield shows their support for students in the Northern Virginia area by creating a scholarship which targets students interested in, or who are currently studying, cybersecurity.

TruShield Security Solutions, Inc., a global cyber security company providing continuous security monitoring solutions, has announced a new annual scholarship. The TruShield Cybersecurity Scholarship is designed to recognize Northern Virginia high-school and college student who have an interest in, are studying and are pursuing a future in the cybersecurity industry.

“We are delighted to announce this scholarship, which reflects the importance of cybersecurity education,” says Adley Francois, co-founder of TruShield.

There are two essay-writing contests, one for college-level students and another for high-school students, which are both based on cybersecurity and allow the students to put a creative spin on each topic.

Three winners will be chosen from each group, with first-prize being $500 to go towards college tuition and expenses. Second-prize is a Kindle Fire HD, and third prize is a $50 Amazon gift card. All winning essays will also be posted on TruShield’s website.

All students who attend a public, private, or charter school or who are home schooled in the counties of Loudoun, Prince William, Fairfax, Arlington, and Alexandria City are eligible for consideration. The completed application and essay must be received by TruShield no later than May 15, 2016. While there is no separate application required for the scholarship, applicants should highlight their current STEM activities in a brief bio about themselves.

For more information, please contact Carmorra Witchard at 703-584-4376, email essays(at)trushieldinc(dot)com, or visit

About TruShield: TruShield Security Solutions, Inc. ( is a global provider of concierge cyber security solutions. Founded in 2008 by a group of cyber security experts with backgrounds in Finance, the Federal Government, E-Commerce, Healthcare and Legal industries, TruShield’s mission is to enable organizations fo all sizes to access advanced threat detection and mitigation capabilities at costs within their reach. TruShield offers a comprehensive suite of Managed Security Solutions and Professional Services aimed at solving complex cyber security problems with practical solutions that are proven to work in the real world, at organizations across a variety of industries, and any size. TruShield’s program-oriented approach utilizes the most current threat intelligence to prevent, detect, contain and eradicate threats on our clients’ networks 24 hours a day.

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