The State of Election Security – 2018 and Beyond

W2 Communications and cybersecurity solutions provider ForeScout presented a timely panel discussion on Election Security as part of DC CyberWeek. The conversation was moderated by Federal News Network’s Sean Kelley; panelists included Susannah Goodman, Director of Election Security at Common Cause; Chris Wlaschin, Vice President of Systems Security at Election Systems & Software; and Shawn […]

CYBERTACOS Makes its Mark on DC CyberWeek

In the midst of CyberScoop’s DC CyberWeek and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, more than 300 cybersecurity professionals gathered on Tuesday night for yet another CYBERTACOS®! Held at MXDC, CYBERTACOS welcomed attendees from all over the Washington, D.C. metro region for a night full of networking and bottomless tacos. With a line out the door from […]

Industry News In Brief (October 15, 2018)

MCLEAN, VA — W2 Communications has acquired the Northern Virginia agency Mesh Omnimedia. This acquisition transforms W2 Communications from a public relations and content creation firm into a full-service communications and branding organization that delivers creative design and digital marketing services, including video production, SEO and website development.   READ THE FULL ARTICLE

A New Era for W2 Communications, Infusing Creativity into Everything We Do

W2 Communications Expands Brand Building – Acquires Nationally Recognized Creative Firm This year, W2 Communications is 15 years old – and a lot has changed in those 15 years. Not in the least is the recent addition of W2 Communications’ digital and creative team and services. I’ll get to that in a little more detail farther down in […]

W2 Communications Acquires Mesh Omnimedia, Expanding Creative and Digital Services

New Chief Creative Officer to Oversee Digital Team and Offerings including Video Production, Visual Design and Website Design and Development MCLEAN, Va. and SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. – October 9, 2018–  W2 Communications, an integrated communications firm, announced today the acquisition of Mesh Omnimedia, a nationally recognized,  leading creative agency based in Northern Virginia. This acquisition transforms […]

Inside the Media Mind of Sara Fischer: Keeping up with Media Trends

Sara Fischer, media reporter for Axios, covers a very unique beat and something we haven’t covered on the podcast before. That is the media itself. On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we discuss some of the challenges Sara faces as a journalist covering media, how technology has evolved and has shaped the […]

Inside the Media Mind of Bloomberg News’ Jordan Robertson: From Watershed Moments in Cybersecurity to “Movie-Like” Investigative Stories

Now and then Jordan Robertson can get lumped into the “cybersecurity reporter” category, but rather than turning in daily articles or covering breaking news, Jordan takes a very unique approach – deep-dive, investigative stories that have him traveling the globe for answers. Jordan’s passion and excitement for these elaborate, “movie script-like” projects is evident as […]

Employee Feature Friday: Luke Ivers

Evolving from an intern to full-time employee, Luke Ivers has a keen understanding of the strategy and tactics necessary for client success at W2 Communications. Luke is a graduate of James Madison University, where he worked in the Office of General Education as a graphic design team member. Today, as a media associate, Luke conducts […]

Change is Constant: Black Hat, BSides LV and DEF CON are Evolving – but Still Hold Invaluable Opportunities for Communicators

As soon as your heel clicks on the floor of Mandalay Bay the week of Black Hat USA, you realize you’re not in Kansas (or Silicon Valley or Northern Virginia) anymore. Instead, you’ve reached the biggest, annual work/play week for hackers in the world: Amid Las Vegas’ flashing lights and whirling slot machines, you’re attending […]

A Letter from Hacker Summer Camp (#BHUSA2018)

Dear Cyber Enthusiast, Greetings from Black Hat 2018! The crowd that’s descended on this year’s conference seems bigger than ever – and more diverse than the highly technical, research-oriented attendees that have come to this event for the past twenty years.  Since Monday, aside from seeing thousands of technical pros and vendors of infosec products […]