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July 17, 2015

Montgomery County has placed it's bet on cybersecurity, making some ambitious moves to make sure it's a major player in the young and fast-growing industry, that includes converting a biotechnology incubator in Rockville to become the home of the newly formed National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE).

The NCCoE was created under the National Institute of Standards and Technology (a branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce with a large campus in Gaithersburg) to provide solutions to cybersecurity businesses on a national level.

March 7, 2014

Still reeling from its 2013 end-of-year data breaches, Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) is busy reassuring shareholders, investors and even congress that it has everything under control but what about the customers including those affected by the data breaches? Besides months away, “better” anti-fraud technology and credit monitoring services, has Target replaced any of its policies that got it into this mess in the first place?

Here are three ways Target can make a bad situation better.

Target, your local DMV?

July 20, 2015

President and Chief Executive Officer of Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) filed the following stock transactions with the SEC on July 20, 2015.

Gary B. Smith acquired and disposed of Ciena stock between between July 16, 2015 and July 17, 2015. Smith's transactions were as follows,

March 12, 2014

Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is expected to close on the purchase of a Massachusetts-based cyber security company within the next 30 days.

Lockheed Martin is making a strategic move to not only grow in the relatively new cyber security sector but also diversify its services beyond Federal government contracts. The U.S. Federal government is in the midst of cutting defense spending and dumping large amounts of office space in favor of smaller spaces in the Washington, D.C. area.

May 30, 2012

Falls Church-based defense contractor Northrop Grumman (NASDAQ: NOC)Corporate Vice President and President of Northrop Grumman Enterprise Shared Services made the following stock transactions on May 29, 2012.

Gloria A. Flach acquired 2,953 common stock shares at an average price of $52.48, totaling $154,973.44 under general transaction code M (Exercise or conversion of derivative security exempted pursuant to Rule 16b-3). 30,533beneficially and directly owned shares remained.

May 25, 2012

Washington,D.C.-based real estate information services firm Costar Group Inc (NASDAQ: CSGP) Chief Financial Officer made the following stock transactions on May 22 and 23, 2012.

Brian J Radecki acquired 19500 common stock shares at an average price of $25.00, totaling $487,500 under general transaction code M (Exercise or conversion of derivative security exempted pursuant to Rule 16b-3). 90961beneficially and directly owned shares remained May 22, 2012.

April 17, 2012

Linthicum, Md- based computer networking firm, Ciena Corp (NASDAQ:CIEN) President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary B. Smith made an amendment to stock transactions on March 21, 2012.

Gary B. Smith disposed of 2935 Common Stock shares at an average price of $15.662, totaling $45,967.97 under general transaction code S (Open market or private sale of non-derivative or derivative security). 432,300 beneficially and directly owned shares remained March 21, 2012.

March 28, 2012

McLean-based senior housing and services provider, Sunrise Senior Living Inc (NYSE: SRZ) Chief Executive Officer, Mark S. Ordan made the following stock transactions on March 23, 26 and 27, 2012 under a Right to Buy, Employee Stock Option plan.