WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2023 – Daston Corporation was announced today as a winner in the inaugural Virtru Vanguard Awards, which celebrate Innovation and leadership in data protection, privacy and sovereignty. 

The Virtru Vanguard Awards honor Virtru customers and partners who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and innovative thinking in their cybersecurity strategies. The awards span industries and categories, reflecting Virtru’s broad customer base — from federal government to healthcare and financial services. Daston Corporation was named the winner of the award for Gold Partner of the Year. 

“The winners of the Virtru Vanguard Awards represent some of the brightest and most creative minds in cybersecurity,” said Virtru CMO and SVP Matt Howard. “Cybersecurity leaders are up against immense challenges, including sophisticated cyber attacks and macroeconomic pressures — yet these awardees are relentless in their pursuit of powerful, data-centric security to protect the sensitive information that’s been entrusted to them. At Virtru, we believe in celebrating excellence when we see it, and we are thrilled to honor this group of innovative security leaders with the Virtru Vanguard Awards.” 

“I am honored and proud to accept the Virtru Gold Partner of the Year award on behalf of Daston Corporation. This recognition is a testament to our team’s unwavering commitment to innovative cybersecurity strategies and dedication to upholding data sovereignty. At Daston, we believe in pushing the boundaries of excellence, and this accolade reaffirms our position as a leader in delivering Virtru’s cutting-edge encryption and data protection solutions to the market. We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of secure digital environments and look forward to continuing our successful partnership with Virtru.” – Greg Callen, President of Daston Corporation

“ At Daston, we take pride in our partnership with Google, which has been instrumental in delivering Virtru’s encryption and data protection solutions to the market. We look forward to continuing our collaborative efforts to shape the future of secure data handling and reinforcing our position as a leader in the industry.” – Adam Ulan, SVP of Google Business, Daston Corporation

The Virtru Vanguard Awards honor Virtru customers, partners and organizations that have demonstrated exceptional encryption security practices. It celebrates those who have met cybersecurity challenges through innovative and strategic deployments across various departments, user groups, or locations and have achieved compliance adherence to rigorous and stringent regulatory standards. Virtru Vanguard Award winners are distinguished for setting industry benchmarks in data protection and excellence. To view the list of all recipients of the inaugural Virtru Vanguard Awards, visit virtru.com/vanguard. 

About Daston Corporation 

Since 1992, Daston Corporation, a distinguished Google Cloud Premier and SBA Certified HUBZone Small Business, specializes in offering Google Cloud Licensing and Google Certified Professional Support Services. With an adept in-house team of Google Cloud certified experts, Daston empowers US Public Sector Agencies, Commercial Organizations, and Educational Institutions to leverage Google Workspace solutions effectively. Our expert guidance enables organizations to optimize Google solutions for enhanced ROI, complemented by comprehensive end-to-end deployment and migration services. Daston boasts a proven track record of delivering Google Cloud solutions to numerous Federal, State, and Local government agencies across the US, underscored by recognition as the Google Partner of the Year (2022) in the Public Sector as well as serving as a State of Virginia SWAM vendor. Daston is also a two time award recipient of the INC 5000 award of top growing companies in the United States. 

Daston is also a trusted partner for Government Contractors, providing over a decade of experience in ERP solutions, including NetSuite’s GovCon Essentials and DCAA-on-Demand SuiteApp technology, to streamline operations and ensure regulatory compliance. Our certified NetSuite Software Development (BFN) Partner status and subject matter experts (SMEs) in FAR, CAS, and DCAA requirements position us to guide clients through the entire process with precision. Learn more about Daston at  www.daston.com

About Virtru 

At Virtru, we empower organizations to easily unlock the power of data while maintaining control everywhere it’s stored and shared. More than 8,000 global customers trust Virtru to power their data-centric, Zero Trust strategies and safeguard their most sensitive data in accordance with the world’s strictest security standards. Leading providers of TDF (Trusted Data Format), the open industry standard for persistent data protection, Virtru provides encryption technology for data shared through email, collaboration tools, cloud environments, and enterprise SaaS applications. For more information, visit virtru.com.