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CyberPoint's CTIC hosts Technical.ly Baltimore's Meetup on Growing Maryland's Cybersecurity Industry

BALTIMORE, MD (July 31, 2013) — Yesterday Technical.ly Baltimore met in the Cyber Technology Innovation Center to discuss "Growing Maryland's Cybersecurity Industry." The meetup facilitated interesting interactions and valuable connections among those in attendance. It also featured short presentations by Baltimore-area cyber-sector leaders:

  • Alex Koff, Partner, Whiteford Taylor Preston
  • Scott Stefanoski, Howard Community College, Network Security Program
  • Mike Brunner, Field Sales Manager, Patriot Tech
  • James Foster, Co-founder, Riskive
  • Alexandra Gold, Cyber Incubator Manager, bwtech@UMBC
  • Peter Kilpe, Creative Director, CyberPoint International
  • Gerald Caponera, General Manager of our Global Partnerships, CyberPoint International
  • Zuly Gonzalez, Co-founder and COO, Light Point Security
  • Ursula Powidzki, Business & Enterprise Development, Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development
  • Dismas Locaria, Attorney, Government Contracts Group, Venable.

Participants shared information on emerging technologies, the start-up environment, security for a globalized supply chain, cyber regulatory law, business engagement with universities, and the cyber labor market.

About the Technical.ly Baltimore Meetup

The Technical.ly Baltimore Meetup is a fast-paced monthly event that explores how the local tech community is impacting job growth/rention, digital access/education, and government/policy reform in Baltimore. Organized by Technical.ly Baltimore, a local news site dedicated to daily news coverage of startups, venture capital, STEM education and local technology issues. Learn more about Technical.ly Baltimore here.

About Technical.ly Baltimore

A Better Baltimore through technology. That's the call to action led by Technical.ly Baltimore, a news organization and community builder that has covered technology issues in the Baltimore region since 2012.

Their focus is on building community through technology in the following ways:

  • attracting and retaining jobs through entrepreneurship, business and the creative economy,
  • increasing access and education for low-income and marginalized residents,
  • and making government more transparent and efficient.

They aim to connect a broad and diverse technology community that works together to organize the annual Baltimore Innovation Week, an open calendar of events celebrating innovation in Baltimore each September. They also organize the monthly BmoreTech meetup.

About CyberPoint

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 cyber security 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 at cyberpoint.com.

CONTACT: CyberPoint International, LLC, media@cyberpointllc.com.

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