BALTIMORE, MD (April 17, 2013) — The Cyber Technology and Innovation Center (CTIC) today hosted a public-private forum for cybersecurity networking. Organized by CyberMaryland, the Baltimore Mayor's Office of Employment Development, the Pathways to Cybersecurity Careers Consortium, and CyberPoint International, the forum brought together a diverse group of IT companies, human resources managers, IT recruiters, and other business, academic, and community leaders. Their dialogue continued an on-going discussion of Maryland's strong prospect for cyber business growth as documented in the 2013 Cyber Jobs Report. CyberMaryland's Board Chairman Rick Geritz delivered the keynote address. Among the organizations represented were:
Launched in January 2010, the CyberMaryland initiative brings together federal, state and local government; private businesses; academia; and workforce to address challenges to the security of our nation's digital infrastructure, reinforce Maryland's leadership in cybersecurity and information technology, and help the fulfill its responsibility to support the nation's cybersecurity mission while maximizing the benefits to and opportunities for Maryland. For more information, visit www.CyberMaryland.org or subscribe to Cyber Pulse.
The CyberPoint Technology and Innovation Center (CTIC), is a global gateway to cybersecurity innovation, solutions, education, and community. Founded in 2012, the CTIC brings together a global network of individuals and organizations focused on overcoming the extraordinary security challenges in a world increasingly dependent on cyberspace. Our mission is to provide unprecedented access to ideas, information, talent, and technology. Our goals are to break down barriers to innovation, provide opportunities for learning and knowledge sharing, and to build a stronger global cybersecurity community in the process.
At CyberPoint, we work to create a future where individuals and organizations from across the globe can operate safely and securely in cyberspace and benefit from the technological innovations that increasingly connect our world. A rapidly growing cybersecurity company, CyberPoint integrates and delivers innovative, leading-edge services, solutions, and products to protect what's invaluable to customers worldwide. We discover the threats and vulnerabilities that expose data, systems, and infrastructure to compromise, we quantify risks, and we design defenses that provide critical protection. Learn more here.