IT And Cybersecurity Solutions Company VariQ ExpandingOfficials in Maryland say IT and cybersecurity solutions company VariQ Corporation is expanding its presence in Montgomery County and will add more than 250 new jobs over the next five years.
Maryland Adds Cybersecurity, Patent Law To Graduate ProgramThe University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has expanded its new master of science in law program to include specializations in patent law and cybersecurity, bringing the number of options to five.
NSA Reviewing Official's Part-Time Private WorkThe 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.
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “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.
Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s JourneyAs a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
Online Attacks, Real-Life ConsequencesWidespread 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.
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.
Sunday, August 24, 2014The Maryland State Fair is underway! Also, we have tips on staying safe online.
O'Malley Visits New Technology CompanyGov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to visit a Baltimore-based cybersecurity company to highlight efforts to increase jobs in Maryland.
Mikulski Upbeat On Naval Academy Cyber BuildingMaryland 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.
Md. Launches Cybersecurity Industry ForumU.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.
Maryland Works To Increase CybersecurityCyber 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.