Jul 22, 2018

Security not a top priority for office-seeking tenants

Security concerns are usually well down the list of considerations for tenants searching for office space, according to brokers and property owners in that commercial real estate sector.

Dec 19, 2017

$1M fed grant boosts Port of Baltimore security

The federal government has awarded the state $1.18 million to make security improvements at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals. Federal Emergency Management Agency grants, via U.S. Department of Homeland Security funding, will be used to upgrade cybersecurity, modernize technology and update the facility security plan. “It is critically important for […[...]

Dec 9, 2014

Fort Detrick to run criminal checks on visitors

Fort Detrick says it will run criminal background checks on visitors under new security measures the U.S. military is implementing at all its bases.

Nov 10, 2014

Researchers say Apple devices at risk

Security researchers say they've discovered a vulnerability in Apple's software that hackers could use to steal sensitive information from iPhones or iPads, by tricking device owners into downloading a malicious app.

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.

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.

Jul 13, 2014

EEOC background-check guidance attracts new scrutiny

Two years after a guidance warning employers against the overly-broad use of criminal background checks to screen potential new hires was issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, it is drawing renewed criticism from employers, business groups and lawmakers who say it is cumbersome at best and dangerous at worst.

May 14, 2014

Retailers link up to improve cybersecurity

Some of the country's largest retailers are banding together in hopes of protecting consumers' personal and financial information from hackers and thieves.

Mar 12, 2014

Md. lawyer grapples with balance of security, privacy

David Medine was six days into his new job when a figurative bomb dropped on his desk.

Feb 5, 2014

States look to rein in government surveillance

Angry over revelations of National Security Agency surveillance and frustrated with what they consider outdated digital privacy laws, state lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens.

Jan 9, 2014

‘Crunch time’ for Obama on NSA

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is still grappling with key decisions on the future of the National Security Agency’s phone collection program and the makeup of the secret court that approved the surveillance, congressional lawmakers said Thursday following a 90-minute meeting at the White House. Obama is expected to back tighter restrictions on foreign leader […]

Dec 6, 2013

State issues updated rules for reporters

Reporters expecting to cover the 2014 General Assembly session will have to submit to a criminal background check, under new rules issued by the governor’s office and the Department of General Services.

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