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NSA Reviewing Official’s Part-Time Private Work

The National Security Agency is reviewing its decision to allow a top official to work part time for a cybersecurity firm that is pitching its services to the financial sector, the agency said on Friday.

10/17/2014

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.

10/13/2014

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Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s Journey

As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.

09/15/2014

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Online Attacks, Real-Life Consequences

Widespread collection of personal data online frequently prompts debate about privacy, but there is one group of people that has largely managed to remain behind a wall of anonymity, says Danielle Citron: perpetrators of online threats and harassment.

09/14/2014

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US Naval Academy Works On Accrediting Cyber Major

A U.S. Naval Academy dean said Monday that he hopes cybersecurity, a field of increasing importance to national security and civilian computer networks, can be accredited as a major by the time the academy’s first cybersecurity students graduate in 2016.

09/08/2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Maryland State Fair is underway! Also, we have tips on staying safe online.

08/24/2014

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O’Malley Visits New Technology Company

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to visit a Baltimore-based cybersecurity company to highlight efforts to increase jobs in Maryland.

07/08/2014

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Mikulski Upbeat On Naval Academy Cyber Building

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says a Senate vote on $120 million for a new building for cybersecurity training at the U.S. Naval Academy could be three weeks away.

06/09/2014

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Md. Launches Cybersecurity Industry Forum

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Gov. Martin O’Malley are attending the launch in Hanover of the Maryland Cybersecurity Roundtable, aimed at expanding the state’s computer security industry.

05/29/2014

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Maryland Works To Increase Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks on a number of retailers and universities have jeopardized some personal information of hundreds of thousands of Marylanders. Now we are learning some state agencies are not immune from those cybersecurity risks, either.

04/21/2014

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Cybersecurity Company Moves From West Virginia To Md.

A cybersecurity startup company has moved to Frederick, Md. from West Virginia.

04/21/2014

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Apple Customers Are Latest Victim Of Data Breach

Hackers are targeting millions across the country. Companies nationwide have fallen victim to data breaches. Now the U.S. Attorney General is calling on Congress to take steps to protect consumers.

02/24/2014

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