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by Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia The state of Maryland, Montgomery County and the National Institute of Standards and Technology launched on Tuesday the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to speed development of cybersecurity solutions by tapping experts in the field from government, academia and the private sector. The center

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by Maureen Kilcullen Billed as the “premier international conference for military communications,” MILCOM 2011 is hosting an impressive lineup of Army, Navy and Air Force officers, defense contractors and industry experts at Baltimore’s Convention Center this week. The annual conference provides a forum to exchange ideas, share successes and challenges,

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by Timothy Metzler, Grace Coshaw, Meir Horovitz, Veronica Pierce [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJf7vXa-WUc] Cyber crime is both expensive and common for business of all sizes. A study of 50 organizations, conducted by Ponemon Institute in 2011, found the median cost of cyber crime was $5.9 million dollars annually (an increase of 56% over

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Almost two years have passed since Governor O’Malley unveiled his then nascent “CyberMaryland” strategy to position Maryland at the epicenter for cybersecurity innovation, opportunity and talent. By Andréa Vernot To the many designations October has come to represent in the US – Arts & Humanities, Breast Cancer Awareness and Italian-American Heritage 

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Brothers Kevin and John Powderly had a dream – to take what they learned in more than a decade with GE and launch a company dedicated to keeping clients’ computer networks and data secure. It was a gamble, for in those days – the late 1990s – cybersecurity was a

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Promotes open-source solutions for national security by Haiyin Chang, Erdem Demirtas, Matt Robey and Drew Sogn When you think about Linux, the world’s leading open-source computer operating system, you may not envision its use by the defense and intelligence communities in some of the world’s highest-security environments.  After all, the

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Innovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

Brothers Kevin and John Powderly had a dream – to take what they learned in more than a decade with GE and launch a company dedicated to keeping clients’ computer networks and data secure. It was a gamble, for in those days – the late 1990s – cybersecurity was a

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Bi-Monthly E-Newsletter to Publish News on Cybersecurity and IT in Maryland by Amanda Winters, DBED Today, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) debuted their latest informative cybersecurity newsletter.  Cyber Pulse, the fifth e-letter to be released by DBED, follows in efforts to promote Maryland as the nation’s

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by Christine Hansen The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a field hearing on the role of small businesses in strengthening the cybersecurity industry in Laurel yesterday, just miles from Ft. Meade – the headquarters for the National Security Agency (NSA) and the new U.S. Cyber Command,

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