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Gaithersburg startup nabs first grant from new partnership

A Gaithersburg startup sees small aerial drones as a big business opportunity, and it believes its light-detection sensors will make commercial drones a cheaper alternative to manned aerial surveying. Now, that company, Z-senz, is the first recipient of a new ...

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Officer charged after meth explosion at federal lab in Md.

WASHINGTON — A former federal police officer was charged with trying to make methamphetamine in a federal laboratory that exploded last month, injuring the ex-officer. Christopher Bartley, 41, was charged Monday in federal court in Greenbelt, Maryland, with a single ...

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Possible drug-related blast investigated at Md. federal lab

GAITHERSBURG — Police are trying to determine whether an explosion inside a Maryland federal laboratory that injured one person was the result of an effort to make drugs. National Institute of Standards and Technology spokeswoman Gail Porter says the explosion ...

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Cybersecurity research priorities set

Industry, government and academic cybersecurity experts convened at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg for a two-day workshop to establish a research agenda to address threats and vulnerabilities across multiple domains for a wide array of systems ...

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Editorial: Cyber center is needed boost

Maryland has taken another step toward its goal of establishing itself as a national focal point of cyber security activity with the announcement of plans to create the National Cyber Center of Excellence for Cyber Security in Montgomery County. Sen. ...

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Week in review – 2/24/12: Grand Prix deal gets OK

Grand Prix deal gets OK Baltimore’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Solicitor George A. ...

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Cyber security center coming to Montgomery County

GAITHERSBURG — In an effort to fight what Sen. Barbara Mikulski described as the “new enduring war” against “hate-hackers,” Maryland officials announced Thursday a plan to create the National Cyber Center of Excellence for Cyber Security in Montgomery County. The ...

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Maryland, MoCo to work with NIST on cybersecurity center

GAITHERSBURG — Maryland and Montgomery County have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Montgomery County Executive ...

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Leonard named an examiner for Baldrige quality award

Steven Leonard, vice president of operations optimization and innovation at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, in Salisbury, has been appointed by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology to the 2011 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige ...

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