Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Suspected Russian hack fuels new US action on cybersecurity

White House deputy national security adviser Anne Neuberger speaks during a press briefing, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Jolted by a sweeping hack that may have revealed government and corporate secrets to Russia, U.S. officials are scrambling to reinforce the nation’s cyber defenses and recognizing that an agency created two years ago to protect America’s networks and infrastructure lacks the money, tools and authority to counter such sophisticated threats.

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EZShield unveils new name as combined company with IdentityForce

Dale Dabbs, president and CEO of Sontiq. (Photo submitted by Sontiq)

EZShield and IdentityForce will be combined under a new name — Sontiq — the two cybersecurity companies announced Wednesday. Maryland-based EZShield acquired the Massachusetts-based Identity Force last year. The new combined company will be based in Nottingham, Maryland. “Sontiq is a natural ...

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AACC students’ cyber success underscores colleges’ training role


Anne Arundel Community College students’ success in a national cybersecurity competition has underscored the importance of Maryland’s community colleges in developing the workforce for the  industry. The college performed among the best schools in the nation in the first phase ...

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