Chicago’s​ ​rise​ ​as​ ​most​ ​cyber-secure​ ​city​ ​in​ ​the​ ​United​ ​States​ ​credited​ ​to​ ​Baltimore​ ​tech startup​ ​Point3​ ​Security,​ ​Inc​.

October 24, 2017

Chicago’s rise as most cyber-secure city in the United States credited to Baltimore tech startup Point3 Security, Inc ., DoD . by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

Chicago lands at the top of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) annual Safe Cities Index, as the most cyber-secure city in the United States, and third in the world, behind Tokyo and Singapore. Chicago’s high ranking and international recognition is credited to the introduction of Escalate™, a cybersecurity training initiative developed by Baltimore tech startup Point3 Security, Inc. (Point3™), introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in January; a cybersecurity training ecosystem that partners City Colleges of Chicago with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

With the success of Escalate in Chicago’s City College, and having received highest marks from the intelligence community and student members, Point3 has been green-lighted to introduce program availability in additional college curriculum across the country. The date of the much anticipated commercial release of Escalate, is, accordingly, Cyber Monday, November 27, 2017.

Co-founder, Evan Dornbush, has hinted of a pre-sale option being explored given early demand. Point3 has made reserving a free a demo version of Escalate available at

About Escalate™

Escalate™ introduces hands-on-keyboard challenges which mentor, train and teach members master tradecraft to malware reverse engineering, network security, disk and memory forensics, vulnerability research, offensive/defensive ops, and software development.

About Point3 Security, Inc.

Since its inception in 2014, Point3 Security, Inc. has continued to disrupt the cybersecurity and defense education industry by dismantling the traditional classroom model, and developing a gamified, proven, challenge-based ecosystem. We are hackers. We create solvers. We develop leaders.

Access full UPI article here: