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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan visits a vaccination clinic at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium in May 2021. (Saul Loeb/AFP / Getty Images)

Maryland, NSA announce new data security partnership

A senior data analyst from the National Security Agency will advise Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's office on data privacy and security policies.
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From left: Ricky Hatch, clerk and auditor of Weber County, Utah; Geoff Hale, director of the election security initiative at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency; Cynthia Kaiser, section chief in the FBI cyber division; and David Imbordino, election security lead at the National Security Agency speak at the National Association of Counties conference in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on July 8. (Scoop News Group)

In future elections, federal officials predict repeat of 2020 threats

Officials from DHS, the FBI and the NSA told county IT officials that threats election security will linger, but there are steps to strengthening public trust.