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  • Mark Gerencser, UMUC Ventures Chairman, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mark Gerencser, UMUC Ventures Chairman, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100

    Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Mark Gerencser, chairman of the University of Maryland University College Board of Directors, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for leading and supporting UMUC through non-academic initiatives like AccelerEd.

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  • Former FCI Exec Julie Mehan Named MetroStar Systems Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Alignment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former FCI Exec Julie Mehan Named MetroStar Systems Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Alignment

    Julie Mehan, former Femme Comp Inc. principal cybersecurity analyst, has been appointed as MetroStar Systems‘ new director of cybersecurity strategy and alignment as part of that company’s push to expand its cybersecurity capacity and thought leadership. MetroStar Systems said Tuesday Mehan, a 35-year cybersecurity veteran, will oversee the company’s efforts to boost its service portfolio as well […] More

  • UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association's CyberPatriot - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot

    The University of Maryland University College will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program for a fourth consecutive year. UMUC said Thursday it will support the CyberPatriot program in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity education to students. The 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Defense Competition aims to develop the skills of youth participants via […] More

  • UMUC to Honor John Hamre, Steven Shirley at Cyber Gala - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UMUC to Honor John Hamre, Steven Shirley at Cyber Gala

    The University of Maryland University College will honor John Hamre and Steven Shirley at a cyber event for their contributions to the field of cybersecurity. UMUC said Friday that Hamre, president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former defense deputy secretary, will receive the Pioneer Award in Cybersecurity. The university […] More

  • James Clapper to Keynote UMUC September Cyber Gala - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    James Clapper to Keynote UMUC September Cyber Gala

    The University of Maryland University College will host a gala Sept. 12 to raise funds in support of UMUC Foundation’s scholarships for cybersecurity students and honor key people in the field of cybersecurity. UMUC’s 2015 Cyber Gala will feature National Intelligence Director James Clapper as keynote speaker. The university will also present the Pioneer Award in Cybersecurity to John Hamre, president […] More

  • Mark Gerencser Delivers UMUC Commencement Address on Igniting Careers through Passion and Imagination - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mark Gerencser Delivers UMUC Commencement Address on Igniting Careers through Passion and Imagination

    Mark Gerencser, the recently named chairman of CyberSpa and former executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, recently gave the commencement address for the University of Maryland, University College. The 30-plus-year industry veteran is a UMUC alumnus, graduating as a member of the first Executive Masters of Science program in Technology Management and currently chairs the board […] More

  • Mark Gerencser on Big Data Opportunities for Industry - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mark Gerencser on Big Data Opportunities for Industry

    In an upcoming article for the University of Maryland, University College’s Achiever Magazine, Mark Gerencser says a business today has a “new potential to enhance value across its entire product and service lines based on advanced analytics of these large, diverse, and constantly changing data sets.” The “Big Data Revolution,” as Gerencser calls it, is not only […] More

  • CACI Forms Cyber Education Partnership with U. Md.; Dan Allen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Forms Cyber Education Partnership with U. Md.; Dan Allen Comments

    CACI International Inc. announced Thursday it has entered a partnership with the University of Maryland, University College to provide undergraduate and graduate level cybersecurity education courses for CACI’s workforce. Through the education alliance, CACI employees will be able to take and pursue degrees and certificates in a variety of cybersecurity-related tracks. Employees will also have […] More

  • BAE Donates $150K to UMBC for STEM Education; John Gannon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Donates $150K to UMBC for STEM Education; John Gannon Comments

    BAE Systems has donated $150,000 to partner with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and support education programs for elementary and middle school students in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “BAE Systems cybersecurity analysts protect and defend the United States from the onslaught of threats to our data, intellectual property and, ultimately, our […] More

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    Cyberwarfare: Disappointment or Opportunity?

    Forbes pulled the rug out from under cyber contractors this week with an op-ed speculating cyberwarfare will prove to be a financial disappointment. The article makes some convincing points, but many contractors are banking on author Loren Thompson of Lexington Institute on being wrong. The crux of the problem seems to be cyberwarfare is a […] More

  • UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

    The University of Maryland University College is presenting An Evening in Cyberspace, a black-tie gala that will bring together leaders from industry and government, scholars, researchers and practitioners to celebrate the university’s  new cybersecurity programs and to fund scholarships for students entering these programs. UMUC has positioned itself as a leader in cybersecurity education in […] More

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