An exceptional network of companies in cyber security, aerospace, defense, space, satellite and interactive technologies make Maryland an information and technology magnet. Leading companies include Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton, Thales, SAIC and Verizon.
One of the nation’s highest concentrations of IT workers and nearly 9,500 businesses position Maryland at the epicenter for global cyber security. Top industry leaders in Maryland develop the latest technologies and advanced encryption methods to secure electronic communications worldwide. Sourcefire, SafeNet, Oculis Labs, Solvern Innovations, Sycamore. US and Proteus Technologies represent leading cyber security innovators in Maryland.
Gregg Smith, Koolspan
Gregg Smith (left) joined KoolSpan as CEO in September 2011. Based in Bethesda, the privately held company provides simple, secure connectivity solutions that seamlessly unite mission-critical network devices. The KoolSpan TrustChip® transforms a standard smartphone, or any computing device, into a secure device, making security an inherent part of the communication experience.