InQwest specializes in providing High Value Cyber Security services with a “No Compromise on Quality” approach.

InQwest Inc was founded in 2015 in Arlington, Virginia, by passionate members working within the IT Security Community.  The staff has over 30 years of combined experience in providing IT solutions to both Commercial and Government customers.  InQwest’s skill set ranges from Cyber Security, Full Lifecycle Development & Encryption to Authorization & Accreditation, Network Infrastructure, and Security Operations.

As an up and coming consulting firm, we have dedicated IT Security subject matter experts ensuring the high demands of Cyber Security for government and private clients. Over the years, InQwest has had the opportunity to constantly improve the security posture of critical systems within government agencies, commercial entities, and America’s small businesses. Through this experience we have found there should be “No Compromise on Quality” when it comes to the work. This has become our company motto and we standby this statement in all things InQwest.

InQwest offers a wide variety of CyberSecurity, Information Technology, and Vulnerability Assessment consulting services. Our IT Security SMEs leverage extensive experience in the government and commercial spaces to provide expert level services to our clients.


CONTRACT VEHICLES


General Services Administration IT Schedule 70
Contract #47QTCA19D00E5
SIN 132-51 Information Technology
Professional Services
SIN 132-45 Highly Adaptive Cyber Security Services


SeaPort-Next Generation (NG) Sub Contract
Holder – Contract #N0017819D7119.


BUSINESS CERTIFICATIONS


Maryland Small Business Reserve
Certification – SB12-32753



Virginia Small Minority-owned
Business – 807442


Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority – Local Disadvantaged
Business Enterprise 

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey -Minority Business Enterprise

System for Award Management – Small Disadvantaged Business, Minority Business Enterprise, Hispanic American Business Enterprise

NAICS CODES

541618

Other Mgmt Consulting Svcs

541690

Other Scientific & Tech Consulting

561110

Office Admin Svcs

561210

Facilities Support Svcs

811212

Computer & Office Machine

541519

Other Computer Related Svcs

541511

Computer Programming

541512

Computer Systems Design

541513

Computer Facilities Mgmt

541611

Admin & Gen Mgmt Consulting

OUR TEAM

JUAN LOPEZ

President

Juan Lopez is the President of InQwest Inc, where he serves as a Project Manager and Senior Security Engineer. Throughout his 15 years of progressive experience as a computer science professional, Juan has served the Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security & other commercial companies.  Juan conducts technical assessments including penetration testing, network infrastructure, web application security, and information assurance on government and commercial systems.  His background in security & cybersecurity operations, and NIST based accreditations allow him to deliver in-depth and holistic security assessments.

Juan is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Web App Penetration Tester (CWAPT), and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) with a degree in Computer Science from Frostburg State University.   Juan founded InQwest Inc. in 2015 as a direct reflection of his cybersecurity experience, work ethic, and professional beliefs that are culminated in the company’s “No Compromise on Quality” approach.

Walter Watanabe is the Vice President at InQwest Inc., where he serves as a Web Application Subject Matter Expert and Senior Security Engineer.   Throughout his eighteen years of progressive experience as a computer science professional, Walter has served the Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and other commercial companies.  Walter conducts technical assessments for web applications, mobile applications, and network infrastructures within the government and commercial sectors. He utilizes his skillsets from a web and database development background to deliver in-depth and holistic security assessments. Walter’s dedication to IT security resonates in his belief to deliver a quality product and outstanding client support.

Walter is a GIAC Certified Web App Penetration Tester (GWAPT) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and holds an Information System Management degree from George Mason University. Walter’s cybersecurity experience, work ethic, and professional beliefs are reflected in the company’s “No Compromise on Quality” approach.

WALTER WATANABE

Vice President