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Innovation & Tech

Naval Air Warcraft FabLab
EventsInnovation & TechManufacturing & Production

This week is National Week of Making, a celebration of the innovation and creativity of makers across the nation. Held from June 16-22, the week-long event encourages makers – including maker spaces, hacker spaces, community centers, non-profits, universities, and more – to host events and invite others in the community

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Governor Hogan Maryland Business Summit
EventsInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

Last month, more than 650 people gathered at the Hilton Baltimore for the first Maryland Governor’s Business Summit. Governor Hogan kicked-off the day reminding attendees that Maryland is Open for Business, and highlighting the driving influences behind Maryland’s momentum, including efforts to create jobs and cut taxes. Governor Hogan also discussed

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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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WalletHub recently analyzed innovation nationwide to compile a list of the Most Innovative States. Maryland ranks second among the 50 states and Washington D.C. in WalletHub’s report, reinforcing what many in Maryland already know: Innovation thrives here. Here are five reasons why innovation flourishes in Maryland. 1. Workforce Maryland has

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All lights are on Charm City as it transforms into Light City March 31-April 8. Baltimore’s nine-day Light City festival may be best known for its endless sensory experiences, including light displays and performances, but it also provides several intellectual experiences for national and local thought leaders through the Labs@LightCity

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Cisco_Security_Martin_Roesch
Information & TechnologyIT and CybersecurityProfiles

Guest feature: Martin Roesch is the Vice President and Chief Architect, Cisco Security Business Group. In today’s digital business and government environments, success often depends on securing data, devices and people. That’s why security is one of the fastest growing segments in IT, and why it is the number one IT

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General Keith Alexander IronNet RSA
EventsIT and Cybersecurity

“It’s the hottest ticket in town,” said Steve Pennington, managing director of the Maryland Department of Commerce, welcoming more than 130 guests to breakfast with General (Ret) Keith Alexander. Hosted by the CyberMaryland delegation, led by Maryland Commerce, the event brought together companies from 11 states and four countries. Members

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Howard County Columbia Gateway Allan Kittleman
Innovation & Tech

Guest feature: Brian Sheavly is the marketing director for the Howard County Economic Development Authority. Follow HCEDA on Facebook and Twitter. Last week, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman joined economic development officials, property owners, and businesses to announce his vision to turn Columbia Gateway, Howard County’s largest business center, into an innovation

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Education & ResearchInnovation & TechInnovation & Tech

Towson-based Lessoncast, one of several companies in Baltimore’s ed tech hub, is setting out to improve teacher professional development. Lessoncast offers an online platform that simplifies and enhances teacher-to-teacher professional development. The platform provides teachers with multimedia tools that make it easy to create and share lessons, or Lessoncasts, with

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