Ten years ago, information security meant installing Norton on a laptop. Today it has evolved into a much broader concept, an entire industry aimed at protecting information. “Now it’s that times 100,000” said Ursula Powidzki, Assistant Secretary of Business and Enterprise Development for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, “because increasingly everything is run through and by the Internet. Everything we do – our smart phones, banking, utilities. Growth of the industry has been astronomical and continues to be because of what’s happening in terms of technology.”
Maryland is now at the center of keeping those . . .