Cyber Crime

iCyberCenter to help startups get a foothold in Maryland

iCyberCenter to help startups get a foothold in Maryland

For Canadian software developer Plurilock, a new international cybersecurity center gearing up at the bwtech@UMBC technology park could be the gateway it needs to expand in the U.S.

Plurilock CEO Ian Paterson said the company has been selling intrusion-detection software to companies and government agencies in the Baltimore-Washington market since January.

But it is the new center that will help Plurilock, which has opened an outpost in the technology park, “get plugged into the region,” Paterson said.

The center, announced in June, builds on an existing business incubator program for U.S. companies, and is expected to make the technology park at UMBC a larger player...

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