We hacked and we sipped!

MAGIC hosted its first fundraising event called Hack and Sip. Guests were treated to a fun-filled evening where they deepened their understanding of tech, wine, and MAGIC. The event was held at the Ting office in Downtown Westminster. There were 4 hacking stations hosted by local tech leaders: Password Security, Joe Maurio Wireless Security, Thomas…

The Demand for Tech Innovation in Healthcare

One of the things that the widespread effects of COVID-19 have taught the world is that improved methods of healthcare delivery are needed now more than ever before. Mitigating the spread of the novel coronavirus has been challenging for both citizens and healthcare workers across the globe, so it’s vital that we turn our attention…

Our Community Response to COVID-19

I’m still relatively new to Carroll County, and by most local measures I will be for the next 15 years.  But I couldn’t be more proud to be living in Carroll County and the City of Westminster (especially working for MAGIC) than I am now during the COVID-19 crisis.  If resilience and fortitude could be…

How to Get Started as a White Hat Hacker

If you’ve followed along with our social media posts this month, you probably already know that there are different types of hackers. Some do it for the good, and some do it for the bad. White hat hackers are the ethical kind of hacker, using network penetration tests to help find vulnerabilities within data systems…

Ways to Support MAGIC

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, MAGIC’s primary goal is not to profit, but rather to provide invaluable resources to the public and make a positive impact on our community. More specifically, we create the space for tech innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive. We rely on the support of our friends, neighbors, and community in order…

Hackathon 2020 Wrap-Up

To see our Winners Announcement, click here!  The Hackathon is a weekend-long challenge where teams compete to create and develop an app to then pitch to a panel of judges. At least, that is the concept. Along the way, each of our participants also learn, grow, and share their passion for technology, which we hope…

Hackathon Winners Announcement!

We finished our latest Hackathon this weekend and we’re so proud of all of our amazing winners and participants. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved with the event from the students to the volunteers, and everyone in between.   We couldn’t make this amazing event happen without you. So, we thank each and…