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Amendment to protect energy grids passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment authored by Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) to protect critical infrastructure, such as electric grids, from cyberattacks. The bipartisan measure was included in H.R. 3494, the bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act for fiscal 2018, fiscal 2019 and fiscal 2020. Ruppersberger’s amendment was inspired, in part, by a 2015 […]

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Bandura Cyber launches strategic channel

Columbia-based Bandura Cyber, which pioneered the Threat Intelligence Gateway (TIG) industry in part with the U.S. Department of Defense, has launched its global channel partner program. Aimed at accelerating the adoption of automated threat intelligence, the Bandura Cyber Channel Partner Program enables partners to provide their customers with next-generation network security technology that aggregates, automates, […]

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TelemaxX introduces new ethernet services

TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH, a data center provider in Germany, recently deployed solutions from Hanover-based Ciena‘s Packet Networking portfolio to transform its network and ensure a smooth rollout of Ethernet Business Services (EBS). Across the region of Karlsruhe, TelemaxX manages five data centers designed to assist German customers in managing their IT infrastructure efficiently and safely without […]

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MACCDC Cybersecurity Event Set for March at JHU APL

Organizations will have the opportunity to recruit from a pool of aspiring cybersecurity professionals by becoming a sponsor at the annual Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC), which is set for March 28-30 at the Kossiakoff Center at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, in North Laurel. Top qualifying cybersecurity teams from the mid-Atlantic’s two- […]

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NEP Group Acquires Broadcast Sports International

NEP Group, a worldwide outsourced technical broadcast video production partner, has acquired Hanover-based Broadcast Sports International (BSI). BSI designs and builds critical-use wireless networks and high-end wireless A/V systems, and provides broadcast-quality wireless audio-visual solutions worldwide for major television networks, sports leagues and other marquee customers. BSI’s solutions include wireless camera systems, wireless audio systems, […]

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Swift Systems Acquired by NuMSP

NuMSP, a growing national managed service provider offering managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, announced its entry into the Eastern Seaboard SMB IT services market with the acquisition of Maryland-based Swift Systems, a full-service managed service provider (MSP) offering comprehensive IT solutions for small and mid-sized businesses that operates an office in Columbia. This acquisition, the […]

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Dragos Raises $37M Series B

Hanover-based Dragos Inc., developers of the Dragosthreat detection and response platform, has raised $37M in Series B funding. The new investment comes at a time of rapid growth in the Industrial Control System (or ICS) cybersecurity market, and specifically, demand for Dragos’ industry-leading asset identification and threat detection software. “Industrial equipment is one of the last largely unprotected vectors […]

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Standards Lacking for Cybersecurity

Insurance and data privacy safeguards muddled Adequate cybersecurity measures are difficult enough for any business to achieve. When it comes to the privacy and protection of customer data, the lack of a national standard means companies must adhere to different requirements for each state they do business in. Cybersecurity insurance presents a logical choice for […]