It’s Growing Industries month at In Baltimore, we’re focusing on cybersecurity

Why? For one, the talent coming out of Maryland's government and education institutions draws comparisons to natural resources. Send us story pitches and learn more about our editorial calendar.

Cybersecurity, in a nutshell. (Photo by Flicker user Yuri Samoilov)

This editorial article is a part of's Growing Industries month.

It’s April, which means we at have growing industries on the brain.

That’s the focus of this month of our editorial calendar. We’ll be exploring one particular industry for each of our four markets — and in Baltimore, as in D.C., that’s cybersecurity.

Why cyber? The talent coming out of Maryland’s government and education institutions draws comparisons to natural resources for what insiders say is its plentiful nature and rare prowess. We’ve written about how entrepreneurship and job growth can help shape further growth. What’s already here are companies that have been among the first to tread new ground, and several that have posted some of the biggest exits of the last few years. We’re looking to tell stories that show how the industry works, and who is guiding it along.

Want to pitch a story or get featured in our coverage this month? Learn more below.

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P.S. We’ll be publishing a glossary of tricky cybersecurity terms later in the month; think offensive vs. defensive, packet, breach, ransomware, phishing, DDoS. Email reporter Stephen Babcock with suggestions of others to include (

Series: Growing Industries Month 2019

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