Our increasingly connected world brings new opportunities for businesses, organizations and government agencies—along with new vulnerabilities. Fortunately, Maryland’s cybersecurity industry is leading the nation in developing products and services to defend against Internet threats. With support from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and other sponsors, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will
The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is looking to bridge the gap between Maryland’s booming cybersecurity industry and career-seeking veterans with help from a new Veteran Outreach Coordinator. A 15-year member of the U.S. Air Force, Nigel LeBlanc has joined DBED’s Cyber Development team to connect veterans
Have a question about Maryland’s cybersecurity industry? Looking for a job or funding for your startup? Are you unable to make it to this year’s CyberMaryland Conference? Don’t worry — DBED’s Cyber Development team will be answering your questions throughout the two-day event, including a live Q&A session with Executive
Two Maryland cybersecurity companies are among a select group to have earned Cyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) accreditation from the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Directorate (IAD). Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions and Maddrix, LLC, a startup cybersecurity firm in Baltimore, earned the accreditation through an assessment in 21
A new State-supported funding resource is now available to help bolster Maryland’s cybersecurity community. The Maryland Technology Development Corporation‘s (TEDCO) Cybersecurity Investment Fund (CIF) will provide investments of up to $100,000 to Maryland companies seeking to develop and commercialize new cybersecurity products, TEDCO announced this week. Eligible companies may represent all facets of the cybersecurity industry.
The fourth annual CyberMaryland Conference will return to the Baltimore Convention Center Oct. 29-30. The conference, presented by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, has become one of the State’s premier cybersecurity gatherings, spotlighting the resources that have made Maryland the epicenter of this growing industry. Conference highlights include nationally
Demand for new cybersecurity products and technology is hotter than ever. Still, launching a cybersecurity company can be a challenge for even experienced entrepreneurs. That’s where Catonsville-based bwtech@UMBC comes in. Of the 115 companies and research groups taking advantage of the business and technology park’s resources, nearly 50 of them are focused
Integrata Security is a rising star in Maryland’s cybersecurity community. Currently housed in the bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park, the startup has developed high-level threat detection and prevention for wireless networks through constant monitoring of all data and all channels. CEO Mike Geppi founded the company with colleagues he met
A growing number of cybersecurity companies, from startups to industry trailblazers, are choosing to build their brands in Maryland. Jeffrey Wells, Executive Director of Cyber Development with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, explains why in the above video. Wells cites a number of unique benefits to launching a
Maryland’s RedOwl Analytics was named the “Most Innovative Company” in the Innovation Sandbox program at RSA Conference 2014 this week in San Francisco. Innovation Sandbox is one of the information security conference’s most prestigious programs for young cybersecurity companies. The Baltimore-based business was chosen from among ten finalists from across the nation to compete for the “Most Innovative Company” title.