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Mar 31, 2022

NSA employee charged with mishandling classified material

A National Security Agency employee has been charged with emailing classified national security information to somebody who wasn’t authorized to receive it, according to a federal indictment unsealed Thursday. Mark Robert Unkenholz, 60, of Hanover, was arrested Thursday and scheduled to make his initial court appearance in Baltimore later in the day. Unkenholz held “top […]

Aug 20, 2021

Defense firm settles ADA claim, pays ex-Maryland employee $150K

A Maryland systems administrator will receive a $150,000 settlement from a defense contractor that allegedly reassigned and later fired her rather than accommodate her chronic headaches after a car crash.

Feb 21, 2020

Maryland attractive to tech companies

When the time came to launch the personal finance planning start-up Facet Wealth, the founders asked “What city is best suited to start a tech company?”

Mar 28, 2019

Ex-NSA contractor expected to plead guilty in document theft

BALTIMORE — A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information is expected to plead guilty Thursday in what U.S. prosecutors had once portrayed as a “breathtaking” breach at the nation’s biggest spy shop. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that Harold T. Martin III would face rearraignment in U.S. District Court in […]

Oct 1, 2018

Ultra Electronics, 3eTI gets certifications for wireless products

Ultra Electronics, 3eTI, a technology company headquartered in Rockville, recently gained important national security certifications for its wireless access points.

Sep 26, 2018

Ex-NSA worker sentenced for taking secret documents home

A former National Security Agency employee was sentenced Tuesday to 5 ½ years in prison for taking what prosecutors described as a "massive trove" of top secret U.S. defense materials back to his Maryland home over a period spanning years.

Feb 19, 2018

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

A passenger in a vehicle that was fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.

Feb 15, 2018

2 freed after shots fired at SUV in NSA campus confrontation

The FBI is trying to determine why a black SUV carrying three people tried to enter a top-secret intelligence site at Fort Meade, but officials said they don't believe terrorism was the reason.

Feb 14, 2018

NSA: Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter

Police say authorities are responding to a shooting outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, where police have surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier.

Dec 4, 2017

Former NSA employee kept top secret information at home

WASHINGTON — A former National Security Agency employee pleaded guilty Friday to keeping top secret U.S. defense material at his home — the latest in a series of breaches involving workers at the nation’s largest spy shop. Nghia Hoang Pho, 67, of Ellicott City, Maryland, pleaded guilty to willful retention of national defense information, according […]

Nov 29, 2017

Cybersecurity company finds classified NSA, Army data online

A cybersecurity company said Tuesday it found top secret files related to classified Army communications systems sitting unprotected online for anyone to see.

Jan 16, 2017

Records show timesheet falsifications at NSA

FORT MEADE — The National Security Agency’s internal watchdog has found more than 100 cases in five years in which civilian employees and contractors falsely claimed to have been at work. Details about the cases were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Baltimore Sun. An NSA spokesman says […]

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