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HCC awarded grant through AI organization

HCC proposed a two-part approach in serving the community through the AI Incubator Network grant. First, HCC, in partnership with Mind Over Machines, will teach AI through a noncredit workforce development program and certification courses to support businesses’ automation transition. Next, the college will recruit from the college’s Women in Technology Club to complete an […]

Posted inBusiness News

JMI, Gula Portfolio Company Acquire Curricula

Huntress has purchased cybersecurity training startup Curricula for $22 million, marking the company’s second acquisition in about 18 months. The Ellicott City firm, whose investors include local venture firms GulaTech Adventures, of Columbia; and JMI Equity, of Baltimore, also acquired Level Effect in January 2021. Curricula, of Atlanta, has built a story-based and gamified platform […]

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Tenable introduces Ness Expertus Expert

Tenable, of Columbia, announced the addition of Nessus Expert to its portfolio of vulnerability assessment solutions, giving security consultants, pen testers and security practitioners extended external capabilities and expanded visibility into cloud native environments. External assets and cloud configurations represent two of the biggest cyber risks facing organizations today. Most enterprises lack good accounting of […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

AACC Receives CUPA-HR’s HR Innovation Award 

Anne Arundel Community College’s EXCELL Performance Coaching Conversation Model has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources 2022 HR Innovation Award. The award recognizes innovative thinking in higher education HR, especially models that can be adapted for use on other campuses.  The EXCELL Performance Coaching Conversation Model was created as an alternative to […]

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Nielsen launches four-screen ad deduplication for YouTube

Nielsen, which operates a headquarters location in Columbia Gateway Business Park, is expanding its cross-platform measurement of YouTube across computer, mobile and connected TV devices. The goal is to more accurately compare audiences to linear TV, giving media buyers greater comparability. Nielsen Four-Screen Ad Deduplication methodology enables media buyers to more clearly understand and better […]

Posted inHoward County

Historic $12M investment in Howard community nonprofits

Howard County has announced a historic $12 million investment in more than 60 community nonprofits in the fiscal 2023 budget. The funding expands support to 19 additional nonprofits, with a focus on assisting smaller organizations that have been hardest hit by the pandemic and provide services to the most vulnerable populations. County Executive Calvin Ball also […]