Posted inCyber

PCS-Mosaic acquires four ASRC federal intelligence solutions companies

PCS-Mosaic Holdings, of Fulton, has acquired four ASRC Federal intelligence solutions companies and the launch of its new Athenix business unit in a move designed to dramatically expand the firm’s intelligence community footprint. The acquired companies – OSI LLC, Agency Consulting Group, Kimmich Software Solutions and ExaTech Solutions – all of which previously operated within ASRC Federal’s Defense and Intel […]

Posted inCyber

Local exec releases new book on Cybersecurity

Sunil Raina, president of TeamLogicIT, of Ellicott City and Linthicum, has released a new book on Cybersecurity and will direct all of the royalties to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital. The co-authored book, “CYBER STORM: How to Protect Your Business From a Breach and the Resulting Cyber Storm Of Fines, Lawsuits & Customer Loss,” is being launched on “This is […]

Posted inCyber

Future of industrial cybersecurity in focus with APL’s MOSAICS

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, in Laurel, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory, is leading the development of the first-ever comprehensive, integrated and automated solution for industrial control systems cybersecurity. Known as MOSAICS – from “More Situational Awareness for Industrial Control Systems” – the working prototype […]

Posted inBusiness News

Gula Tech Adventures joins $5M financing for ThreatBlockr

ThreatBlockr, the autonomous cyber intelligence and active threat defense platform, announced its new brand identity and $5 million in funding. This funding round was led by Gula Tech Adventures, Tenfore Holdings, Saul Holdings and Lord Baltimore Capital Partners. The round also included other existing and new investors. ThreatBlockr will be using the latest round of funding to continue growing the […]

Posted inHoward County

APL, IEEE co-host International Conference on Assured Autonomy

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Assured Autonomy (IAA), in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), is launching the IEEE International Conference on Assured Autonomy (ICAA). The virtual conference will take place March 22-23. Advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have shown promise in automating […]

Posted inCyber

CAMI creates Centers of Excellence

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. (CAMI) announced the establishment of multiple Centers of Excellence and expansion of its membership program. The creation of Centers of Excellence will enable CAMI to leverage existing resources and activities in a manner that is easy to access and improve the member experience. Additionally, the Centers of Excellence will empower CAMI’s members […]

Posted inBusiness News

Godspeed Capital acquires ESS

Washington, D.C.-based Godspeed Capital Management announced the acquisition of Exceptional Software Strategies (ESS), of Linthicum, a provider of information technology solutions to mission-oriented federal agencies, including members of the intelligence community and Department of Defense affiliates. ESS integrates mission-critical information technology solutions across the intelligence community. The company provides core capabilities in cyber, software and systems […]

Posted inBusiness News

Tenable to acquire Cymptom

Tenable Holdings of Columbia has signed an agreement to acquire Cymptom, a leader in attack path management. Cymptom enables organizations to continuously test and evaluate threats according to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and the hacker’s attack perspective, without the use of agents or running simulated attacks. Combining Tenable’s coverage of vulnerabilities and misconfigurations with Cymptom’s unique […]

Posted inBusiness News

Gula Tech Adventures join $1M financing round for Enclave Networks

Cybersecurity software firm Enclave Networks has closed a $1 million funding round led by existing investors Next Big Thing with Columbia-based cyberinvestors Gula Tech Adventures. Enclave Networks has developed proprietary technology to improve the security and resilience of computer networks, while simultaneously making them more straightforward to set up and manage. The investment will support Enclave’s go-to-market strategy and expansion into new […]

Posted inUncategorized

Gula Tech Adventures lead $4.3M seed round for Pixm

Pixm, a computer vision cybersecurity startup, has raised $4.3 million in an oversubscribed seed funding round to protect enterprises from undiscovered, non-traditional phishing attacks. The round was led by Columbia-based Gula Tech Adventures, with participation from FirstIn, AIM13–Crumpton Ventures Partnership, Chaac Ventures and Precursor Ventures.  Phishing remains the most common cause of data breaches, according to a 2021 Strategic Security Survey, […]