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information technology

Oct 8, 2014

UB’s computer network not always secure, audit says

State auditors told the University of Baltimore that some of its accounting procedures were inadequate and that its computer network was not always secure.

Oct 6, 2014

Md. universities to work on federal cybersecurity center

Two Maryland universities are partnering with a nonprofit research organization to operate a new federally funded research center dedicated to cybersecurity.

Aug 4, 2014

PF Chang’s Baltimore restaurant among 33 in data breach

P.F. Chang's Monday said that its 600 E. Pratt St. Baltimore restaurant was among the 33 locations where data from credit and debit cards was stolen.

May 7, 2014

Laurel-based Aquilent announces hiring plans

Aquilent Inc., of Laurel, a provider of Web-based services to the public sector, announced a “50 in 3” hiring initiative, aiming to fill 50 newly created information technology positions within the next three months.

Sep 18, 2013

Health IT startups eligible for funds, resources

You get money, a place to work, a mentor and access to resources. The rest is up to you.

Aug 8, 2013

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 of Human Resources since 2012. The information technology department buys and manages all telecommunications device[...]

Jun 26, 2013

Polcaro joins SECU

James P. Polcaro has joined SECU as vice president of information technology.

Jul 30, 2012

China calls for private investment in key fields

BEIJING — China’s government said Monday it will launch projects to attract private investment in energy, health and other industries as it tries to reverse an economic slump. The Cabinet announcement adds to a flurry of efforts to stimulate growth that has fallen to a three-year low, raising the threat of job losses and social […]

Jun 5, 2012

Protect your IT network

As you read about computer network attacks by exotic sounding viruses like Stuxnet, Duqu and now Flame, you may think “that stuff doesn’t affect me or my business.” While it’s likely true that your business doesn’t draw the attention that an Iranian nuclear reactor or a major international financial institution does, the fact is that […]

Jun 5, 2012

Service companies expanded in May

WASHINGTON — U.S. service companies, which employ roughly 90 percent of the work force, grew at a slightly faster pace in May, marking the 29th straight month of expansion. The Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday that its index of non-manufacturing activity edged up to 53.7 last month from an April reading of 53.5. The […]

Mar 28, 2012

Columbia-based Fortress International sees red ink

Fortress International Group Inc., of Columbia, posted a $1.3 million net loss in the fourth quarter, reversing a profit of $241,340 in the 2010 period. On a diluted per-share basis, the loss was 9 cents in 2011’s final quarter versus a 2 cents-per-share gain in the 2010 period. Revenue dropped to $9 million compared to […]

Feb 29, 2012

Baltimore’s top IT official Rico Singleton resigns after N.Y. audit

Baltimore’s top information technology official has resigned after an audit detailed alleged ethical violations he committed while working for New York state government. The audit says Rico Singleton negotiated a job for his girlfriend and interviewed for a job himself with a software vendor that was awarded a major contract. The contract was terminated, costing […]

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