Barbara Mikulski: Maryland Forms Roundtable Group to Promote Cyber Job Creation

Barbara_Mikulski_EGovThe state of Maryland assembled a group of government officials and industry executives to help develop programs to bolster cyber workforce development across the state, the Baltimore Business Journal reported May 28.

Ryan McDonald writes that the Maryland Cybersecurity Roundtable convened last week to discuss ways of addressing employment and security clearance issues.

Group members include Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Gov. Martin O’Malley, KEYW chief executive Len Moodispaw and Jeffrey Wells of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.

“I want to see us develop private-sector jobs,” Mikulski told the publication.

“We need to help the cyber industry,” she added, according to McDonald’s article.

The group intends to collaborate with private businesses to attract cyber talent and investment in the Maryland cyber industry, according to McDonald.

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