Post Archive

October 2011

Innovation & Tech

by Chris Palmer, Ilse Raven, Diane Mallare, Megan Ward Years ago, businesses only had to worry about things like natural disasters when assessing risk. But with today’s rapid growth in technology, businesses now have to consider computer security as a type of risk as well. A large retail chain that

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EnergyEnergy & SustainabilityInnovation & Tech

by Christine Hansen When Emory Knoll Farms was founded, the company’s goal was always centered around sustainability.  So when Maryland became the first state to create a benefit corporation designation, it made sense for Emory Knoll Farms to apply. Emory Knoll Farms began as a nursery operation in 1998 after

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Innovation & Tech

by Ari Munk, Bernadette Owen, Andrew Petcoff, Elizabeth Wilkinson, Mark Toran II The state of our economy and unemployment has been at the forefront of many Americans’ minds. As Congress struggles to agree on a budget, fresh young minds struggle to find the secret to starting a successful career. While

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HistoryMaryland LivingTourism

by Mindie Burgoyne The Free State has no short supply of ghosts.  It’s no wonder that communities around Maryland have crafted their own ghost walks and tours to introduce visitors to hometown haunts.  Each of these ghost tours is conducted by locals who know their history and have encountered spooky

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Maryland Economy

Sponsored by: Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO), Comcast and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) by Laurie M. Boyer, CEcD As MEDA President, it is my honor (and pleasure) to share an exciting announcement with you. Maryland’s first-ever Economic Development Week will be held from October 24

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Maryland LivingTourism

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZnKcaFoaxg&w=640&h=360] Two consecutive weekends each fall, tens of thousands of boating enthusiasts arrive in Annapolis to get up-close looks at their dream vessels and mingle with manufacturers and vendors in the boating industry, and each other. They’ve been coming to the two Annapolis boat expositions – produced by U.S.

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CybersecurityDBEDInnovation & Tech

Almost two years have passed since Governor O’Malley unveiled his then nascent “CyberMaryland” strategy to position Maryland at the epicenter for cybersecurity innovation, opportunity and talent. By Andréa Vernot To the many designations October has come to represent in the US – Arts & Humanities, Breast Cancer Awareness and Italian-American Heritage 

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CybersecurityInnovation & Tech

Brothers Kevin and John Powderly had a dream – to take what they learned in more than a decade with GE and launch a company dedicated to keeping clients’ computer networks and data secure. It was a gamble, for in those days – the late 1990s – cybersecurity was a

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EntrepreneursInnovation & Tech

by Mike Drake, Michael Haran, Rob King, and Eric Parekh Sentinel IT was founded on the premise that there is more to life – and to business – than worrying about IT hassles. In the early years of the Information Age, most small businesses could function with a one or

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CybersecurityInnovation & Tech

Promotes open-source solutions for national security by Haiyin Chang, Erdem Demirtas, Matt Robey and Drew Sogn When you think about Linux, the world’s leading open-source computer operating system, you may not envision its use by the defense and intelligence communities in some of the world’s highest-security environments.  After all, the

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