Cyber standouts: Finding Maryland's next Sourcefire
It was a true technology fairy tale, the kind plucky entrepreneurs everywhere dream about.
After years of hard work and local reputation-building, Columbia cyber security firm Sourcefire Inc. got its big break — a $2.7 billion sale to software giant Cisco Systems, Inc.
But a story like Sourcefire’s may be more attainable than it seems for some cyber entrepreneurs. The company’s success is a sign of the potential for companies in Maryland’s cyber industry.
“What this is about is the ability for Maryland to highlight that we have companies that have phenomenal potential, not just because of where they ...