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Personal data of 78,000 exposed by Maryland Labor Department

by • 2 weeks ago

Personal information of those involved with adult education and unemployment insurance programs was accessible to unauthorized users, state officials revealed.

Seven states to get cybersecurity strategy help from NGA

by • 3 weeks ago

The National Governors Association will work with state officials to protect critical infrastructure, help local governments and implement overall strategies.

Maryland governor reorganizes state's cybersecurity policy

by • 1 month ago

Gov. Larry Hogan used an executive order to codify the state's chief information security officer role and create a new statewide cybersecurity agency.

How Maryland is using the cloud to rebuild its public services

by • 1 month ago

The state is about halfway through building a cloud-based platform to support government agencies working with children, adults with disabilities and low-income residents.

IBM to pay Maryland $14.8 million over health benefit exchange

by • 1 month ago

The website faced technical problems for months after its launch in 2013. The state claims IBM misrepresented what its software could do to get the contract.

Rise in natural disasters should push more local governments toward cloud computing, expert says

by • 2 months ago

As natural disasters increase in frequency and intensity, moving data to the cloud can be a saving grace for local governments that face climate-based emergencies.

Report: Risk assessment called Baltimore 'natural target' for cyberattack

by • 2 months ago

Meanwhile, a city budget official said the cost of a May 7 ransomware attack could reach $18.2 million in emergency spending and lost productivity.

New Maryland open data portal cuts down duplicate records

by • 4 months ago

State technology secretary Michael Leahy says the upgrade gives the state "one source of truth."

Digital driver's licenses solve problems of convenience and security, officials say

by • 4 months ago

Maryland and Wyoming are wrapping up pilot programs exploring digital, mobile driver's licenses and preparing to offer them to the broader public.