Maryland Cybersecurity Events

Below you will find events and activities offering relevant cybersecurity information, access to Maryland's cybersecurity product/service companies and industry leaders, networking opportunities and more. Some events and activities featured are hosted or co-hosted by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) and are noted as "CAMI" events.

2017 Cybersecurity Business Plan Series
Does your growth-stage company want higher sales and earnings? Attend four high-impact sessions with industry specialists who will help you improve your strategies and tactics for growth, preparing you for outstanding results in 2017. Led by CAMI Founder & industry business strategist Art Jacoby, these very interactive, action-oriented sessions will provide you with the tools needed for success in 2017 and beyond. Outcome is a detailed, one-page business plan. This $2,000 value is being offered to CAMI cybersecurity companies for just $250 for one person for the four-session series or $100 per individual session. One additional attendee from a company may attend for $100 for the four-session series or $50 per session. Participation is limited to C-Level executives in cybersecurity product or service companies. Program Facilitator: Art Jacoby, CAMI Chairman Program Details: Session 1: Plan for Greater Success January 13, 7:30 am - 9:00 am Location: KatzAbosch, 9690 Deereco Road, Suite 405, Timonium, MD Topics: One-page Plan Summary, Mission, Goals, Strategies & Tactics, Key Success Factors, SWOT Analysis. Coaches: Jay Turakhia, Vice President PNC Bank; Doug Schmidt, Partner, Chessiecap Securities Session 2: Maximize Sales & Gross Profit January 31, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Mindgrub Technologies, 1215 E Fort Avenue, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD Topics: Marketing & Sales: positioning/messaging, marketing strategies and tactics, pricing, sales processes and best practices. Coaches: Mike Dombo, President, Kensington Sales Group, Todd Marks, CEO, Mindgrub; Mike Cohn, CEO, Summit Business Technologies Session 3: Improve Operations & Administration February 10, 7:30 - 9:00 am Location: Edwards Performance Solutions, 6085 Marshalee Drive, Suite 140, Elkridge, MD Topics: Operations & Administration: keys to success in operations, HR, legal & insurance. Coaches: Valerie Corekin, Vice President, Senior Risk Advisor, PSA Insurance & Financial Services, others TBD Session 4: Strengthen Financial Management & Plan Completion March 1, 4:00 - 5:30 pm Location: PNC Bank, 1 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD Topics: Keys to maximizing profit, optimizing working capital & long-term capital & Plan Summary. Coaches: Doug Schmidt, Partner, Chessiecap Securities; Jay Turakhia, Vice President, PNC Bank; Janon Veach, Director of Business Development, KatzAbosch Questions? Email or CAMI Chairman Art Jacoby at This program is brought to you by: jacoby_logo                                 CAMI logo Hosts: ka-logo-h-cpac         mindgrub             performance-solutions-tm             pnc-logo Partners: chessiecap  kensington-logosummit-logo-horizonal    psa-main-logo-1
This CAMI event will be held at varying locations accross Maryland
5th Cyber Security for Automotive Summit
As auto companies move forward with developing connected vehicles/systems, those who fail to take the necessary precautions against cyber attacks will undoubtedly face substantial backlash from consumers, regulators, and other stakeholders. Stay ahead of the game and be better prepared to confront cyber challenges by attending the 5th Automotive Cyber Security Summit. Join us as cyber security experts from both inside and outside the auto industry share their perspectives on how auto cyber security should be tackled.
This general event will be held in Detroit, MI
Hacking The Home
DataTribe, a startup crucible for entrepreneurs, is sponsoring a February 2017 Hacking the Home contest. Teams will be competing to develop new product functionality, integrations, skills, and/or exploits around the growing ecosystem of home automation devices. $3500 in prizes will be awarded following presentations and judging on February 26th. Contestants are invited to develop or use any combination of software or hardware for their submitted hack. Example hardware applicable for the hackathon includes: Raspberry Pi, Philips Hue, Google Home, Nest, Amazon Echo®, Dot®, and IoT Button.† Example software applicable for the hackathon includes: Apache Accumulo, Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, Apache Solr, Apache Spark, and other common software tools available on cloud computing platforms.
This general event will be held in Fulton, MD
2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition
The 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and workshops, plus a full day of preconference symposia.
Orange County Convention Center
This general event will be held in Orlando, FL
BWI Global Connect After Work
Global Connect After Work brings together global business leaders, professionals, investors, educators, service providers, and government support teams for connections, content, and conversation about international business. This growing global community is for small, medium, and large-sized businesses from all industries, and for anyone interested ingrowing  international sales of the global economy. Global Chamber Baltimore/Washington is a hub for global business leaders and professionals in and around the Baltimore/Washington region.  
La Palapa Grill & Cantina
This general event will be held in Ellicott City, MD
Cybersecurity: Threat Detection and Management
The Patuxent Partnership presents Cybersecurity:  Threat Detection and Management at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center. Keynote speakers are TBA, and panels will include: DoD Cyber Initiatives – People, Places and Products Gone Phishing – Protecting Our Networks What’s in Your Toolbox?  - Tools and Methods to Protect Our Platforms How to Get Cyber Smart – Workforce Development
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center
This general event will be held in California, MD
March MD Cyber CEO Breakfast Club
Join your colleagues at the March MD Cyber CEO Breakfast Club meeting for 60 minutes of "Aha!" moments, actionable ideas, and valuable connections to accelerate your success. Our guest for this month's breakfast will be John Rasmussen, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, at MedStar Health. Attend this breakfast to learn what keeps John up at night in his role as CISO for one of Maryland's largest healthcare organizations. The lite-fare breakfast will be followed by 30 minutes of optional networking time. When registering for this program, you will be prompted to include company contact info and a brief summary of your company's offerings, which will be included on a hand-out for our guest speaker and all attendees. The deadline for these submissions is Friday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. If you do not purchase your ticket and include your summary by this deadline, your company will not be included in the handout. *Participation is reserved for Maryland cybersecurity company CEO's/Presidents only. Not the CEO/President? Please forward this information to your CEO/President. IMPORTANT NOTE: ByteGrid is a secure facility, so please be sure to bring a valid government-issued photo ID with you and allow extra time for the registration process at ByteGrid. We will begin the Breakfast Club promptly at 8:00 a.m. Thank you to our sponsor & host: Thank you to our sponsor:
This CAMI event will be held in Silver Spring, MD
Women in Government Contracting Leadership Forum
Join the top Women-Owned Government Contracting firms in the Central Maryland region for a day of idea sharing, networking, and leadership development. This one-day conference provides an opportunity for large and small group discussion of best practices. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of women who excel in leadership and who have played a role in establishing best practices for women in business.
Double Tree by Hilton Columbia
This general event will be held in Columbia, MD
Technology Showcase at the IRS New Carrollton Federal Building
Join FBC at the Technology Showcase at the IRS New Carrollton Federal Building (NCFB), a one-day event taking place this March 8th. Companies interested in doing business at the IRS New Carrollton Federal Building are invited to exhibit at this one-day expo. Exhibitors will have this opportunity to showcase products and services designed to meet the needs of the personnel within the IRS.
IRS New Carrollton Federal Building
TechBridge: Anne Arundel County Govt Industry Day
The March 8 TechBridge will offer a presentation by Anne Arundel County Chief Technology Officer Rick Napolitano on the county's short and long term technology plan, current challenges and anticipated needs. The event will also feature a chance for companies to engage with procurement staff from the Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services. Purchasing Agent Andrew Hime will present a 30 minute workshop offering details on the county's procurement process for those technology companies unfamiliar with the county's procurement process. Purchasing staff will also have a separate information table to assist with specific questions on current Requests for Proposal (RFP).
The Chesapeake Innovation Center
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