Tenable Network Security Inc. has quietly built a booming business selling network security products and services to the U.S. government and companies around the world. It's profitable and has thousands of clients.
Cybersecurity industry analysts expect the market to grow more than 50 percent in the next four years even as other types of defense spending are expected to flatten or decline, creating new opportunities for workers and businesses in Maryland.
Today is one of the biggest days in the history of Firaxis Games. The Sparks-based studio has had a team of more than 40 people working for more than four years on project that was kept secret until earlier this year. It's a richly detailed and immersive video game called XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
Smiths Detection, a division of a London-based multi-national engineering conglomerate, said Monday it consolidated its headquarters and security manufacturing operations in Harford County, and planned to hire more than 100 people.
Pixelligent Technologies is scaling up production of a pair of nanocrystal additives made with zirconia and hafnia, which promise to boost the performance of products in a wide range of industries, from electronics to plastics.
A large swath of downtown Baltimore's west side would become the city's third state-designated arts and entertainment district, and the state's 20th, if Maryland economic development officials approve a city application designed to strengthen the area.
A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotechnology firms, including many that are based in Maryland, hoping that Congress can deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year.
A Maryland plan to sell tax credits to insurance companies succeeded in raising $84 million in a novel online auction, and the revenue will be pumped into promising technology companies across the state over the next 18 months, officials said.
When it opens next year, The Great Mall of China near Beijing will be the biggest retail and entertainment center in the world — with the world's tallest indoor roller coaster, imported from Baltimore.
A Baltimore charitable foundation is joining with Maryland's main technology development agency to create a $3.3 million investment fund that will pump money into new tech startups in the city, officials plan to announce Tuesday.
Eight Maryland businesses approved for $34 million in tax credits from 2007 to 2010 failed to document their project or startup costs, according to a legislative audit of the state's economic development agency.
Despite looming budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two massive federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the political turbulence expected over the next several years.
The mission is as secret as the agency itself: Maryland's congressional delegation is working quietly to land the FBI headquarters in Prince George's County. Lawmakers have been working behind the scenes to prepare for what will likely become a competition with Virginia for 12,000 federal jobs.
Legislation would allow the National Security Agency to pass classified information to private businesses vetted by the government to defend against disruptions, destruction or the theft of trade secrets, business plans and private information about clients, customers and employees.
Marylanders from nearly every walk of life could be affected by across-the-board budget cuts starting in 2013 as a result of the congressional supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement to trim the nation's spiraling budget deficits.
Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver's apparent violation of a county charter provision barring council members from working for the state suggests a cavalier attitude toward ethics and the law
Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver has told state officials he plans to resign from his position at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, a job that apparently violated a county charter rule prohibiting council members from working for the state.