In tech, the right environment can take you from surviving to thriving. Tapping into a built-in customer base–one with significant tech needs and spending power–sets your business up for success. We’re talking about the military and federal government, which have a significant presence in Maryland. But no company is successful without a strong team behind it. Here, you’ll find a density of tech workers who have what it takes to service your public sector clients and wow your private sector customers.
Ready for your cybersecurity or IT business to thrive? Turn your eyes to Maryland.
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Maryland has 17 NSA/DHS-certified Centers of Academic Excellence.
Home to the Best and Brightest
It's no secret that tech-workers are in high-demand, but you’ll find more of them in Maryland. In fact, our cybersecurity workforce supply is stronger than what you’ll find in California, Virginia, Texas or Colorado, according to Cyber Seek.
Maryland’s tech workers aren’t just highly skilled, they’re highly specialized. After all, our local talent pool includes those with experience at Maryland-based national security organizations, like NSA, DISA and U.S. Cyber Command.
And with 17 NSA/DHS-certified Centers of Academic Excellence, and a variety of education and workforce initiatives priming our talent pipeline, Maryland will continue to lead in tech workforce for years to come.
Location barriers limit your business? Not in Maryland.
Here cybersecurity and tech companies have next-door access to pitch products and services to 60 federal agencies in Maryland and many more in neighboring D.C. and Virginia. And partnering with major military installations can be a reality instead of a dream with critical security agencies and military branches just a car ride away.
Let’s not forget the other major players with roots in Maryland –like Northrop Grumman and Cisco– which provide even more collaborative opportunities for business.
Matt Watchinski"There are an infinite number of resources in the cybersecurity space in Maryland. Great people, great location, and a lot of great infrastructure."Matt Watchinski, VP, Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group
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