Who We Are

InQwest specializes in providing high value Cyber Security services with a “No Compromise on Quality”.

Founded in 2015, we have over 30 years of combined experience from passionate IT professionals. The InQwest skill set ranges from Cyber Security, full lifecycle development, and encryption to certification and 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.

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 fifteen years of progressive experience as a computer science professional, Juan has served the Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and 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 testing, cyber security 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 cyber security 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 Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and holds an Information System Management degree from George Mason University. Walter’s cyber security experience, work ethic, and professional beliefs are reflected in the company’s “No Compromise on Quality” approach.

WALTER WATANABE

Vice President

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 fifteen years of progressive experience as a computer science professional, Juan has served the Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and 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 testing, cyber security 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 cyber security experience, work ethic, and professional beliefs that are culminated in the company’s “No Compromise on Quality” approach.

WALTER WATANABE

Vice President

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 Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and holds an Information System Management degree from George Mason University. Walter’s cyber security experience, work ethic, and professional beliefs are reflected in the company’s “No Compromise on Quality” approach.