Worcester Co. Addresses Government Email Breach

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Worcester County has discovered a breach of the county government email account which contained limited personal information belonging to about 3,000 government and board of education employee and retiree accounts.Cybersecurity professionals discovered the breach while conducting a forensic investigation into a phishing incident that occurred between November 10th and November 20th, 2020.Worcester County Government said…

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MD Gov Hogan Announces over $6.5-million for EARN Maryland Program

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Governor Larry Hogan today announced that over $6.5 million in state funding has been awarded to 33 strategic industry partnerships through the Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Maryland program. EARN Maryland is the state’s nationally-recognized workforce initiative that helps businesses cultivate the skilled workforce they need to compete while preparing Marylanders for meaningful careers. “As we continue to…

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MD Board of Elections Vendor found with Financial Ties to Russian National

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Maryland Election officials last week learned that one of the vendors that provides a number of services – including voter registration infrastructure – had been acquired by a parent company with financial ties to a Russian national.  Governor Larry Hogan says that the information they have does not indicate any wrongdoing or criminal acts, but…

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