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QuickCode.ai receives $2M from DataTribe

QuickCode.ai has raised $2 million in seed funding from DataTribe, a Maple Lawn-based global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies. QuickCode.ai won the 2021 DataTribe Challenge in early November 2021, for the company’s innovative approach to enabling organizations to unlock the insights trapped in text data to solve the data-labeling bottleneck that […]

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Cyber firm leases 9K square feet in Maple Lawn

ANALYGENCE, a cybersecurity and consulting firm founded in 2010, has signed a lease with St. John Properties, for 9,054 square feet of space within 8115 Maple Lawn Boulevard, a four-story, 130,629-square-foot Class A office building at Maple Lawn. It plans to relocate its corporate headquarters from Columbia Gateway Business Park next spring. ANALYGENCE provides intelligence […]

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Tenable: pandemic blamed for higher cyber risk

Columbia-based Tenable has published a global industry study that revealed 74% of organizations attribute recent business-impacting cyberattacks to vulnerabilities in technology put in place during the pandemic. The data is drawn from ‘Beyond Boundaries: The Future of Cybersecurity in the New World of Work,’ a commissioned study of more than 1,300 security leaders, business executives and remote […]

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DataTribe Announces Cybersecurity Start-Up Challenge

DataTribe, of Fulton, announced the launch of its fourth-annual DataTribe Challenge. The competition is poised to identify and curate Pre-Series A, seed high-technology startups with a vision to disrupt cybersecurity and data science. Three finalists will split $20,000 in prize money and one winner will be eligible to receive up to $2 million in seed capital […]

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Tenable winner in CRN’s annual report card awards

Columbia-based Tenable announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named it a winner in the Security Management category of the 2021 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) Awards. Tenable has also won all Security Management subcategories, including product innovation, support, partnership and managed and cloud services. The awards highlights the Tenable Assure Partner Program. […]

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Merkle launches data accelerator for nonprofits

Columbia-based Merkle has announced the launch of its Data Accelerator for Nonprofit, a cloud-based, data-management solution that enables nonprofits to connect their data sources and eliminate technology and analytics limitations to drive organizational growth. The Data Accelerator for Nonprofit draws upon Merkle’s 33-year heritage as a customer experience transformation business partner to corporate and nonprofit […]

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An America United video praises Gov. Hogan

An America United released a video today highlighting Gov. Larry Hogan’s leadership on protecting Maryland and the nation from cyber threats. In the wake of the Colonial Pipeline attack, Governor Hogan has been urging Washington to “wake up” and take specific actions to address cyber threats. Last week, Hogan convened a cybersecurity summit at the Maryland State House in […]

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Former NSA Deputy Director Chris Inglis garners government post

The Senate unanimously confirmed Chris Inglis to lead a new office that will coordinate cybersecurity efforts across government. A former deputy director of the National Security Agency, will advise President Joe Biden and staff, help prevent and respond to cyberattacks and lead cybersecurity policy across non-military agencies of the government. During his confirmation hearing, Inglis […]

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Huntress raises $40M to expand cybersecurity

Huntress, of Ellicott City, announced a $40 million Series B investment round led by JMI Equity. The funding will enable Huntress to continue expanding its cybersecurity platform to meet the evolving needs of its partners – managed service providers (MSPs) and value added resellers (VARs) that deliver security services to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). In addition, ForgePoint Capital and Gula […]

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Dragos opens in Australia 

Hanover-based Dragos is expanding its presence in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) markets. A new regional headquarters in Melbourne and a dedicated training center for ICS/OT cybersecurity practitioners are all critical components of an ANZ market expansion initiative designed to increase customer access to Dragos’s industrial cybersecurity technology and services.  In addition, Dragos’ growth in ANZ will be […]