Telcordia and Ross Technologies will open offices in the bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park this spring with a focus on cybersecurity. Both companies will share space in the research park's newest building with Northrop Grumman’s Cync program, a new incubator that will nurture high-potential, early-stage companies as they develop tools to secure and protect the computer hardware, software and networks vital to national defense. The companies will join a growing cluster of businesses drawing on UMBC's resources and information technology expertise and the region’s strengths in security technology.
“Telcordia has been heavily engaged with the cybersecurity community by ensuring and advancing the protection of critical infrastructure elements,” said Brent Greene, President, Advanced Technology Solutions, Telcordia. “bwtech with its cybersecurity focused programs and its local talent pool of highly qualified engineers, scientists and professors made our decision easy.”
Ross Technologies (RTGX) is a growing Maryland company that helps businesses and government agencies take a system-wide approach to securing computer systems. C-Volve, an cyber intelligence company focused cyber network defense and data breach security and risk mitigation that is being mentored by RTGX will also be based at bwtech. UMBC news release notes that
Armando Seay, who founded RTGX with Kathy Adams in 1997, said he is excited that the new location will put the company adjacent to the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and within a short drive of national intelligence and cybersecurity resources at Fort Meade. “We are thrilled to be moving our headquarters to bwtech,” Seay said. “This location will help us find fresh talent coming out of UMBC and further our goal of innovating in the field of cybersecurity.”