Gov. Hogan Signs Bills To Shore Up Maryland's CybersecurityGov. Larry Hogan signed measures to strengthen cybersecurity in state and local governments in Maryland on Thursday, after lawmakers approved legislation and big investments this year to protect vital systems against cyberattacks.
Hogan Submits $2.8B Supplemental Budget For Police, Cybersecurity, Infrastructure & Public HealthThe supplemental budget addresses issues across the state but it notably addresses public safety issues in Baltimore, which has been a priority for Hogan as the city struggles with violent crime.
Cyberattacks Prompt Maryland Lawmakers To Craft Security BillsMaryland’s House Speaker launched a push for a package of cybersecurity bills she says are critical.
Morgan State University Receives $3M In State Funds For School's First Endowed ProfessorshipsMorgan State University received $3 million in state funds to endow three new research professorships, creating new research positions to study the brain health of African Americans, predictive analytics and cybersecurity engineering.
Port Of Baltimore Receives $1.6 Million Federal Grant For Cybersecurity ImprovementsThe Port of Baltimore received a $1.6 million grant from FEMA to enhance its cybersecurity infrastructure, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration announced on Monday.
'No One Is Safe From This Threat' Cybersecurity Experts Give Tips On How To Stay Safe OnlineRansomware attacks have been making headlines left and right after major companies have been forced to halt operations to regain control of their networks from cybercriminals. Now, the experts are weighing in on how you can protect yourself or your business.
Towson University Professor, Anne Arundel County Team Up On Election Cybersecurity TrainingWith heightened anxiety over election security in the midst of the 2020 presidential election, Towson University is training local election judges to increase their vigilance.
Port Of Baltimore Gets $1.1M In Funds For Security ImprovementsThe Port of Baltimore has been awarded more than $1.1 million in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to enhance its security, the Maryland Port Administration said in a news release Monday.
'You're Less Vigilant' | Working From Home Due To The Coronavirus? Here's How To Avoid Cybersecurity IssuesMillions of Americans are working and going to school from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, raising concerns about cybersecurity.
Some Water Bills To Be Mailed Out This Week, Months After Baltimore Ransomware AttackSome large water bills are expected to be mailed out to Baltimore city residents beginning this week.
FBI Says Ransomware Victims Shouldn't Pay, Instead Protect Their SystemsThe computer systems at more than a half dozen cities and public services across the country have been hit by ransomware this year. Baltimore is one of them. That attack could end up costing the city more than $18 million.
Baltimore Ransomware Attack | Online Parking Ticket Payment System RestoredThe city's transportation department confirms the service has been restored.
Baltimore Ransomware Attack | City Proposes Using $10M In Excess Revenues To Pay For Recovery From HackBaltimore leaders are planning to use $10 million in excess revenues to pay for the costs of recovering from the ransomware attack that hit the city seven weeks ago.
Gov. Hogan Signs Executive Order Aimed At Strengthening Cybersecurity In MarylandGovernor Larry Hogan signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at strengthening cybersecurity in Maryland, including a new entity solely to coordinate cybersecurity efforts.
Md. Attorney General Asks Congress For Election Security Grants, Legislation Ahead Of 2020Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is joining attorneys general in 22 other states in calling for additional grants and bipartisan legislation to address election security ahead of the 2020 elections.