Madison Alexander PR Awarded “2019 Hot Company – PR Firm for InfoSec Companies” and “2019 Editor’s Choice – for Best PR Agency for InfoSec Companies” by Cyber Defense Magazine’s InfoSec Awards

Boutique Tech PR Agency Noted by Editors for Proactive Work Highlight Client Efforts to Protect Against Cyber Threats; Agency Marks 15th Year in Business

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Madison Alexander PR, Inc. ( was commemorated for their continued commitment to promote some of the best cybersecurity companies at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco by Cyber Defense Magazine 2019 InfoSec Awards. The firm was carefully selected to receive not only an “Editor’s Choice Award for Best PR Agency for InfoSec,” but also a “Hot Company Award for a PR Agency for InfoSec” this year.

In an interview with Gary S. Miliefsky, publisher for Cyber Defense Magazine, MA PR’s principal and founder Dan Chmielewski said, “Our clients are loyal, and we’re loyal to them in return; hopefully, we continue to do great work for them. We are not trying to be the biggest agency but focus on being one of the best.”

“Cybercrime, Hactivism, Cyberespionage, Ransomware and malware exploits are all on the rise,” said Gary Miliefsky, Publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine. “Madison Alexander has won the Editor’s Choice for PR firms for InfoSec companies from our magazine. They won after we reviewed nearly 3,000 infosec companies, globally, because they are an innovator on a mission to promote some of the most innovative cybersecurity companies, as a leading PR firm, to help us all stop breaches and get one step ahead of the next threat, proactively.”

Madison Alexander also celebrated 15 years as a boutique communications agency this past September. The agency primarily represents clients in cybersecurity, but has clients in enterprise software, data storage, and networking technology.

“I’m grateful to my team for their continued extraordinary work,” said Dan Chmielewski, agency principal. “We continue to work with IT security innovators who use our experience and relationships to advance their industry expertise.”

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 1.2 Million annual readers and growing, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA conferences and our paid subscribers. Learn more about us at CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

About Madison Alexander PR

Founded in 2004, Madison Alexander PR is a boutique technology communications firm with a strong track record of success in public relations, analyst relations, marketing communications and social media. The firm works with clients from start-ups to publicly-traded firms in areas of B2B and B2C IT security, networking, enterprise software, clean/green tech, data storage, mobile technology, and Internet search technologies. The agency is headquartered in Tustin, CA with offices in Silicon Valley, Boston, and Florida.

Before the 2019 awards, Madison Alexander was a 2018 Cyber Defense Magazine “PR agency for InfoSec companies” and the “2016 IT Security PR firm of the Year” for the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. The agency was the 2013 Security PR Team of the Year and the 2011 PR Agency of the Year for Security Companies from InfoSecurity Products Guide. The agency won a Network Products Guide Award for Best IT PR Campaign in 2011. Chmielewski received the InfoSecurity Products Guide Award for Security PR Professional of the Year in 2012 and a PRSA President’s Citation for contributions to the practice of public relations in 2003. He was a 2007 Raymond Simon Institute at Utica College Outstanding Public Relations/Journalism Alumni winner in 2007 with wife, Dawn Chmielewski, who is currently a sr. editor at Forbes. The Orange County Business Journal ranked the agency as the 10th largest in Orange County in 2019 but it was the top ranked pure-play technology firm.

MA PR has placed clients in every major industry trade journal and news web site in addition to major media outlets such as USA Today, BusinessWeek, Barron’s, TechCrunch, Mashable, NBC News, CBS News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, CNBC, CNN FN, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and The Washington Post.

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Alden Hodgdon