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Students learn to fill the cybersecurity void at Parkville High School

The demand for people trained in the field of cybersecurity is growing 12 times faster than the overall job market. It is presenting a real problem for Maryland and the rest of nation. Parkville is one of the largest high schools in Baltimore County. It said it is doing its part to attract more students […]

This Baltimore company is glamifying cybersecurity training

Point3 Security created Escalate to provide education in cybersecurity with challenges. The ETC-based company is partnering with Maryland’s Cybrary as it launches. Point3 Security is taking a new approach to teaching cybersecurity. The ETC-based firm is getting set to release Escalate, a training platform that uses gamified challenges to educate students in a variety of areas of […]

Maryland to launch ‘NSA Day of Cyber’ school challenge

Maryland students will soon get the chance to live a day in the life of a National Security Agency leader. Schools will be able to participate in the Maryland “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge, a free virtual platform that allows students to explore careers in cybersecurity, state superintendent Karen Salmon announced Monday. The challenge […]

Dragos Opens Global Operations Facility in Hanover, Maryland

A company that applies expert human intelligence and behavioral analytics to redefine industrial control system cybersecurity, Dragos opened the doors to its new global operations center in Hanover, Maryland. “Our new headquarters represents our commitment to build a long lasting industrial security company. The industrial warehouse feel captures our company’s culture and the space allows for […]

350% more cybersecurity pros in Washington, D.C., area than rest of U.S.

Two entrepreneurs place a big bet on cybersecurity startups along the Capital Beltway Original article posted on August 7, 2017 by Steve Morgan here. Silicon Valley is home to the largest population of cybersecurity product companies in the world. Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California, is the epicenter of technology (and cybersecurity) venture capital. […]

Q&A with Mike Cohn, CEO of Summit Business Technologies

Original article posted here. Most entrepreneurs cannot sit by when they see a problem in need of a solution, and Mike Cohn is that kind of entrepreneur. As CEO of Summit Business Technologies in Millersville, he and his team have managed IT services and security for thousands of clients over the years, to help them adapt new technologies and […]

Exciting News from EC Council

Original article written by Olivia Lynch and posted on Cybrary Every infosec professional who has ever argued against the CEH exam may change their minds after this recent announcement from EC Council. The certifying body will be launching a new, fully-proctored ‘Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT)’ Certification at this year’s Hacker Halted. The new LPT certification exam will be […]

Nearly a Half Million Pacemakers Could Get Hacked

Article written by Ian Sherr The FDA has authorized a voluntary recall of 465,000 pacemakers (y’know, the things that keep your heart beating) because they need a software update to protect from hacking. Sometimes life imitates art. In this case, a storyline from a hit spy show is leaping off the screen and could potentially turn deadly. […]

Former Baltimore cyber exec brings another company to Maryland

Article written by Morgan Eichensehr A veteran cybersecurity executive has moved his Northern Virginia company to Columbia to be closer to Maryland’s flourishing cyber industry and resources as it continues to grow. Gregg Smith was CEO of cybersecurity startup OptioLabs Inc., housed in the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards, for two years. In January, OptioLabs announced it was promoting […]

How to Prevent Data Breaches in Healthcare Organizations

While data breaches from companies such as Anthem and BlueCross BlueShield have received plenty of national news coverage, there have been many smaller healthcare organizations that have unknowingly been hacked. In particular, small physician practices are easy targets, and are especially vulnerable to attacks and data breaches. Implementing an effective cybersecurity program can not only […]

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