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  • UMD Honors Students Participate in Parsons-Hosted Cyber Contest; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UMD Honors Students Participate in Parsons-Hosted Cyber Contest; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

    Parsons has led a cyber contest for University of Maryland students in an effort to improve the cybersecurity skills of the future workforce. Approximately 50 students enrolled in the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students program at the university’s Honor’s College participated in the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition held Oct. 23, Parsons said Wednesday. “Our […] More

  • Siemens Gives UMD $750M in PLM Software; Eric Spiegel Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens Gives UMD $750M in PLM Software; Eric Spiegel Comments

    Siemens Corp. has donated $750 million in product life management software to the University of Maryland for research and development initiatives in engineering, the Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday. Tricia Bishop writes both organizations cooperate on healthcare projects under a master research agreement, in addition to collaborations on R&D efforts in areas such as fire safety and transportation. “We […] More

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    Google, UMD Collaborate on New Cybersecurity Seminar Series

    Google and the University of Maryland have teamed up to develop a cybersecurity seminar series that will feature speakers from industry, academia and government, addressing topics related to cybersecurity, including technology, policy and economics. Invited speakers will also examine the impact that cybersecurity threats and protective measures are having on privacy, identity, social networks, business […] More

  • SAIC Collaborates with UMD to Promote Cyber Education, Tech Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Collaborates with UMD to Promote Cyber Education, Tech Development

    Science Applications International Corporation has teamed up with the University of Maryland to support efforts that promote education, research, and technology development in cybersecurity. SAIC will coordinate and share cyber-related research between the UMD Cybersecurity Center and SAIC’s Cyber Innovation Center to leverage each center’s resources, alliances and diverse perspectives to create cutting-edge methods to […] More

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    SAIC Plugs In with University of Maryland for Cybersecurity Education

    SAIC will partner with the University of Maryland to promote education and research into cybersecurity initiatives, the company announced today. The partnership means that SAIC's Cyber Innovation Center in Columbia, Md., will share some of its research with UMD's Cybersecurity Center in College Park, Md., which aims to educate cyber warriors and create technologies that […] More

  • New UMD Cyber Center to Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New UMD Cyber Center to Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships

    The University of Maryland is launching a new cybersecurity initiative that aims to stimulate public-private partnerships and address national vulnerabilities, including those facing industry. The focal point of the initiative, the new Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC-squared, or MC2), will implement a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity education, research and technology development. Experts from engineering, computer science, […] More

  • Top 10 Universities Preparing Future Cybersecurity Professionals - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Top 10 Universities Preparing Future Cybersecurity Professionals

    As the need for increased cybersecurity is acknowledged, universities across the United States are looking to help fill the gap with well-trained graduates. Each of the following universities are certified National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. Schools must meet a number of […] More

  • SAIC White Paper: Cybersecurity Model Based on Global Supply Chain Management - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC White Paper: Cybersecurity Model Based on Global Supply Chain Management

    SAIC released a white paper today that tackles cybersecurity, now a presidential imperative, by applying an  innovative model drawing on the best practices from end-to-end supply chain management. The paper, written with the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business, is the culmination of a six-year effort and found that digital supply chains are as fragmented […] More

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