UMD Smith business school to take on cybersecurity risk project
The Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will be part of a unique risk assessment project to assess the safety and effectiveness of supply chain practices. The project, which is the first of its kind, will focus on “ascertaining the effectiveness of information security and cyber […]
Cybrary.IT launches free IT training platform
Calling it the world’s first free massive open online course for IT and cybersecurity training, Greenbelt-based Cybrary.IT announced Tuesday that its classes are open to the public.
U.S. fights cybercrime from suburban office parks
Ground zero in the nation's fight against cybercrime hides in plain sight, in a nondescript suburban office building with no government seals or signs.
Arch Systems wins MBE award
Arch Systems LLC, of Baltimore, an information technology company, announced that Vini and Tariq Ehsan, president and vice president of the firm, have been selected to receive the Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. In its ninth year, this program recognizes outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania and the District […]
‘Soft launch’ for health exchange?
State officials have been saying for months that Marylanders will be able to shop for insurance on the refurbished health exchange by Nov. 15 when open enrollment begins.
Educators work to shrink STEM job skills gap
Maryland continues to lead the country in technology and entrepreneurship, ranking first for the third year in a row in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s annual Enterprising States report.
City IT director resigns amid investigation
A Baltimore city employee resigned from his post amid an investigation into allegations that the department he oversaw misspent city funds.
UM IT falls prey to security breach
The University of Maryland is the latest victim of a massive data breach.
Google aims to provide broadband in 34 more cities
Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion aimed at providing formidable competition to cable and telecommunication providers.
Md. officials to discuss broadband network
STEVENSVILLE — Maryland officials are announcing the completion of the One Maryland Broadband Network. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman are making the announcement Tuesday at Kent Island High School. The broadband network project connects more than 1,066 community anchor institutions. Those include schools, police facilities, libraries, coll[...]
Health IT startups eligible for funds, resources
You get money, a place to work, a mentor and access to resources. The rest is up to you.
KinderMender uses IT, child-centric focus to differentiate itself, expand
Dr. Keyvon Rafei doesn’t like being taken by surprise. He doesn’t appreciate unexpected surges in patient volume. He doesn’t enjoy paying employees top dollar to monitor empty waiting rooms. He hates guessing which illnesses will plague his patients, which neighborhoods they live in or what they thought about their visit to KinderMender, the pediatric urgent care clinic he founded.