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Tag Archives: cybersecurity

William A. McComas: Hacking’s New Frontier (access required)

In the interests of maintaining a civil society, it is time to establish protocol around the threats posed by hackers and how victims may retaliate. Once restricted to desktop computers, the culture of hacking today affects a wide variety of computing devices embedded in valuable assets and deadly equipment, including weapon systems, cars and homes.

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O’Malley names new information technology head

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has named a new secretary of the Maryland Department of Information Technology. The governor announced Thursday that Isabel FitzGerald will lead the department. FitzGerald has been the deputy secretary for operations at the Maryland Department ...

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Former judge admits flaws in secret court overseeing NSA programs

WASHINGTON — A former federal judge who served on a secret court overseeing the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs denied Tuesday that the judges act as “rubber stamps.” But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its ...

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