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Maryland to sign cybersecurity agreement with NIST

Maryland officials signed an agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on Tuesday to more clearly define the development of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in the state to boost the development of cybersecurity.

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William A. McComas: Hacking’s New Frontier

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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UM readies cybersecurity honors program

The University of Maryland and Northrop Grumman Corp. will jointly announce the launch of the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students, the nation's first undergraduate cybersecurity honors program, on Sept. 25 at the Stamp Student Union on the university’s College Park campus.

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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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