The Origins of CTF

Cyber attacks are common in today’s world, and therefore cybersecurity is becoming a bigger and bigger priority for businesses.  In response, students and professionals in the information security industry have been working hard to discover the ways these attackers can hack into companies’ computer networks and acquire sensitive and private data. Cybersecurity training allows those…

How to Get a Job in Tech

It’s no secret that the world of technology makes for a lucrative and attractive career. For some, the allure of active, daily problem-solving pulls them towards the field. For others, it is the promise of innovation and getting to be a part of the future that inspires them to apply. No matter what you’re looking…

MAGIC CONJURES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, The Tech Incubator Program Gains Exiting Startup CEO

MAGIC CONJURES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The tech incubator program gains exiting startup CEO WESTMINSTER, MD – September 5th, 2019 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce that their search for a new Executive Director has ended with the recruitment of serial entrepreneur and Maryland native, Graham Dodge. The circumstances of his…

Skayl Reception and Ribbon Cutting

Carroll County doesn’t see as much technical innovation as big cities, which is what makes it so exciting when a new tech business joins our local economy. Most recently, Skayl opened their doors at a new office in the TownMall of Westminster. Together with the Battleground gaming lounge, the Sweet Additions bakery, and other new…

MAGIC Executive Director Amy Rupp Resigns to Pursue Life Goals; Board of Directors Begins Search for New Executive Director

Westminster, MD – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory, Inc. (MAGIC) Board of Directors seeks a new Executive Director. The Executive Director will oversee all operations, functions and activities, working in partnership with the board to position the organization for long-term success.  Current Executive Director, Amy Rupp is resigning effective September 14, 2019. Rupp led the…

Understanding the Internet of Things

There are many buzz words and technical phrases that we use within the tech ecosystem and one of them is “The Internet of Things”. The internet of things is a phrase that describes the web of smart devices that make up our daily lives and personal networks. Things like your smartwatch, your Furbo, your cell…

Get Rewarded by Google for Hacking!

Though most people think of hackers as malicious types who break into computer networks for nefarious purposes, this is not always the case. White Hat hackers, as we discussed in our last blog post, are helpful computer masters who hack into secure networks to help make them stronger. If you’re interested in getting in on…