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Sep 2018

MSSP Alert names Sword & Shield to 2018 Top 100 MSSPs

Leading national cybersecurity firm ranked as a top 100 managed security services provider second year in a row KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Sept. 20, 2018 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading cybersecurity firm headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving clients nationally, was named by MSSP Alert, the global voice for managed security service providers (MSSPs), to its 2018 Top 100 MSSPs list. Sword & Shield...

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Aug 2018

Knoxville Chamber Names McNeely to 2018-2019 Board of Directors

Appointment closely follows lifetime achievement award Knoxville, Tenn. August 7, 2018 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today President and CEO John McNeely’s appointment to the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. This honor closely follows Entrepreneur Organization (EO) Knoxville naming McNeely as the recipient of its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. According to the...

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Jul 2018

Sword & Shield President and CEO Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

John McNeely first to receive honor KNOXVILLE, Tenn. July 24, 2018 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today its president and CEO, John McNeely, was named Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Knoxville’s first recipient of the chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The organization recently recognized local business owners in its inaugural 2018 EO Knoxville Awards. According to EO, its Lifetime...

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Jun 2018

Sword & Shield Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

Sword & Shield Makes List 11th Year in a Row KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – June 12, 2018 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today that the company was named to the CRN® 2018 Solution Provider 500 (SP 500) list for the 11th year in a row. The SP500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology...

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Feb 2018

Sword & Shield Recognized for Excellence in Managed Security Services

Nationally recognized cybersecurity firm makes list based on cutting-edge approach.  Knoxville, Tenn. February 28, 2018 –  Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Sword & Shield to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list. Furthermore, Sword & Shield was designated in the MSP 500: Security...

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Jun 2017

Sword & Shield Continues Growth, Announces Promotions

National cybersecurity firm hires eight new employees, promotes nine internally KNOXVILLE, Tenn. June 21, 2017 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today the addition of eight new hires and nine internal promotions. “In the last three years, we have achieved the most accelerated growth we’ve experienced in the 20 years we’ve been in business,” said...

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May 2017

Sword & Shield Helping to Raise $4,200 for Laundry Love: Knoxville

Leading national cybersecurity firm aims to help raise money to support local program designed to ease the burden of laundry care for struggling families  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – May 9, 2017 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is sponsoring Laundry Love: Knoxville, in cooperation with Knoxville Pays It Forward, which hosts a free laundry event from 6-8...

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Mar 2017

Sword & Shield Opens Nashville Cybersecurity and Compliance Office

Award winning national  firm with 20 years’ experience and industry expertise opens Nashville cybersecurity and compliance office NASHVILLE, Tenn. March 21, 2017 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, has opened a new office in Middle Tennessee to help service the booming Nashville economy. As a 20-year-old company, Sword & Shield has spent years providing Nashville cybersecurity and compliance...

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Jan 2017

Sword & Shield Comes of Age

Knoxville-Based CyberSecurity Firm Turns 20 This Year It all started with John McNeely’s ability to hack into an old Sun workstation to get root access. The action by the current Sword & Shield president and CEO caught the attention of Sword & Shield founder James Goldston’s wife, Sandy, who worked at Lockheed Martin with McNeely and mentioned McNeely’s ability to her husband. “Sandy mentioned the...

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Jan 2017

Sword & Shield’s John McNeely Joins CISC Board

President and CEO of national cybersecurity firm has been appointed to the board of the East Tennessee-based Cyber & Information Security Consortium (CISC) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Jan. 27, 2017 – John McNeely, president and CEO of Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, was recently appointed to the board of the Cyber & Information Security Consortium (CISC), a 501(c)(3)...

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