“I’m pleased to announce this latest round of jobs gains on the grounds of one of Maryland’s cybersecurity leaders right here in Hanover. Every
choice we make is about creating jobs and expanding opportunities for more Marylanders,“ said Governor O’Malley. “Homegrown companies like KEYW are
the backbone of our innovation economy and provide hardworking moms and dads across our State with family-sustaining jobs.”
“Working together with the private sector, we’re making real progress to grow our economy and create jobs here in Mary land,” said Lt. Governor
Brown. “By making smart decisions during the toughest economic climate since the Great Depression, we have made Maryland a better place to live, work
and raise a family.”
“KEYW is changing the face of cybersecurity and they’re contributing to Maryland’s economy in the process. One of our key initiatives is focusing
on creating jobs in key growth sectors like cybersecurity. And KEYW is doing just that. They’re employing more than 780 Maryland workers and are
poised to hire more,” said Secretary Leonard
Maryland’s cyber industry employs more than 130,000 Marylanders at over 11,000 businesses generating $11.88 billion in annual wages. In FY2012,
Maryland’s cyber industry procured $7.76 billion in federal investment.
According to the data released today the Professional and Business Services sector–which includes cyber security–added 3,100 jobs. The Professional,
Scientific and Technical Services subsector gained 2,700 jobs and the Administrative and Support Services subsector added 400 jobs. The Natural
Resources, Mining & Construction sector gained 2,300 jobs over-the-month, posting the highest percent change (1.5 percent) of any major sector.
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