IT & CYBERSECURITY
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Maryland IT & Cybersecurity Story

A hotbed of software services, electronics, telecommunications firms, and a critical mass of cybersecurity organizations converge in Maryland. The U.S. Cyber Command, NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, Lockheed Martin’s NexGen Cyber & Innovation Center, 11,600 information technology businesses, 16 NSA certified CAE’s and a workforce of 115,550 industry-related workers are all in arm’s reach of each other.

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MARYLAND’S TOP TECH CLIMATE*

  • #1 Academic R&D Intensity
  • #1 High-tech Share of All Businesses
  • #1 STEM Job Concentration

*2015 Enterprising States: States Innovate study, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

ONE-OF-A-KIND ASSETS

  • National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
  • U.S. Cyber Command
  • 20 military facilities with 12 major installations
  • 60+ federal agencies
  • Defense Information Systems Agency, National Security Agency and National Institutes of Standards and Technology
  • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
  • More on Maryland’s Federal & Military Assets
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WORKFORCE & EDUCATION PIPELINE

  • Maryland is a leading employer of electronics engineers, software developers and information security analysts
  • University of Maryland University College – Programs led by faculty-practitioners, 90,000 students worldwide have access to some of the field’s top leaders
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County – Ranks seventh  in the nation among most innovative schools (U.S. News) and is home to the Center for Information Security and Assurance
  • University of Maryland College Park – Ranks third globally in nanotechnology-specific research and a top university in preparing computer science and cybersecurity professionals
  • Cyber Pathways Program@14 Maryland Community Colleges – Fast tracks training in IT/cybersecurity targeting 2,000 graduates over three years
  • Leading K-12 public school system
#1 nationally professional and technical workforce

HIGH TECH BUSINESS INCENTIVES

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IT & CYBERSECURITY SNAPSHOT

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Maryland IT & Cybersecurity Companies

Maryland’s 11,600 information technology businesses are annually awarded $10.36 billion in federal contracts and generate $39.55 billion in economic activity, making it one of the nation’s leaders and a major economic engine for the state. Eleven Maryland-based businesses were named to the Cybersecurity 500, a global compilation of the world’s leading cyber solution and service companies. Scroll through a small sampling of successful Maryland IT & cyber companies below.

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