Maureen Kilcullen
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Maureen Kilcullen

RSA Presenter
IT and Cybersecurity

For Maryland cybersecurity companies, the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco offers an outstanding opportunity to show the world how to protect data. While the conference is still seven months away – it takes place March 4-8 in San Francisco – RSA is already calling for speakers. For consideration in

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RSA Pitch Competition iCyberCenter UMBC
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

There was no Mr. Wonderful, no dramatic music, and no national television coverage, yet in Venable LLP’s 38th floor conference room with an expansive view of San Francisco, the tension was palpable. Ten cybersecurity companies – from Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom – made three-minute pitches to a

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Maryland entrepreneurs are keeping their streak alive in RSA’s Innovation Sandbox competition. For the fifth time since 2014, one of Maryland’s cybersecurity start-ups has placed among the contest’s 10 finalists, beating out competitors from across the globe. In recent years, in fact, the Innovation Sandbox has attracted applications from more

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EventsInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

CNN described 2017 as “the year nothing seemed safe”. With data breaches at Equifax, school districts across the country, and even the National Security Agency, cyber attacks impacted untold millions of people in 2017 alone. The trend is on track to continue in 2018 – already, the Identity Theft Resource

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RSA 2018 Maryland Cyber
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Maryland Commerce is headed to San Francisco for the 2018 RSA Conference, April 16-20, and we hope you’ll be part of the Maryland delegation. For the first time, Commerce Secretary Mike Gill will lead the delegation and he’s looking forward to experiencing the conference firsthand. To join the delegation, contact

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Looking to take your cyber startup to the next level? Consider entering the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest, which showcases emerging cybersecurity companies. It’s fertile ground for growing your business and attracting funding. Consider, for example, RedOwl – in the year after winning the Innovation Sandbox at RSAC 2014, the company

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ELTA to open cyber center in Maryland
Breaking NewsInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that ELTA North America, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and support of innovative electronic systems, has selected Maryland for its new Cyber Innovation Center. The announcement follows the May 2017 grand opening of ELTA’s new headquarters in Annapolis Junction, when the company upgraded

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UMBC CyberDawgs
IT and Cybersecurity

Maryland’s cybersecurity sector includes some of the most imaginative and innovative entrepreneurs in the field of information security. Surprised? Take a look at these names – Sourcefire, Light Point Security, RedOwl, SecurityDo (now Fluency), and EnVeil. As a start-up or emerging business, each company reached the finals of the RSA

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Poolesville High School's Cyber Team
Education & ResearchIT and Cybersecurity

Home to the nation’s top federal agencies engaged in cybersecurity – and a vibrant cyber sector that includes entrepreneurs as well as established entities – Maryland is a cybersecurity powerhouse. Today’s cyber warriors find a variety of opportunities in our state, and throughout Maryland’s educational system, students are primed to

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Aerospace & DefenseMilitary

The Maryland Department of Commerce today announced the launch of the Maryland Defense Network, an interactive online tool that maps defense spending in the state. Maryland is typically among the top 10 states in the nation for defense spending, ranking 6th for fiscal year 2016. The Maryland Defense Network helps

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