January 17, 2022

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Live Boxing Returns to So. Maryland -

Friday, January 14, 2022

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Monday, January 10, 2022

Artists Sought to Paint Benches at Art Park -

Sunday, January 9, 2022

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Cyber Project Earns Rescue Plan Funding

Cybersecurity

The Howard County Economic Development Authority was awarded $500,000 in American Rescue Plan funding to continue developing its Maryland Cyber Workforce Solutions project on behalf of a coalition of Maryland local governments.

Attacks Push Need for More Cybersecurity Workers

cybersecurity

Recent cyberattacks, hitting everything from the federal government to small businesses, are driving the demand for cybersecurity workers.

Protect Your Business Against Ransomware Attacks

Cybersecurity

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer recently hosted a roundtable discussion with Southern Maryland businesses and government officials to discuss the July 2 ransomware attack that impacted several technology systems in the region. Here’s a list of free resources and information to safeguard against ransomware attacks.

US in Final Stages of Evacuations in Kabul

The withdrawal of Americans and other US allies is in its final stages, amid more threats of terrorism in Afghanistan. President Joe Biden said over the weekend that another terrorist attack is “highly likely.”

US to Treat Cyberattacks as Terrorism

Cyber Threats

The Department of Justice will prioritize cyberattacks as highly as acts of terrorism.

V-22 Milestone: 600,000 Flight Hours

Osprey

A milestone for the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey as the tiltrotor aircraft logs more than 600,000 flight hours since the count began with the first flight in 1989. The V-22 family of aircraft are designed to fly for the next 30 years and remain the only tiltrotor in production.

Cyber Experts: What Biden Should Prioritize

Cybersecurity

Experts making up the Cybersecurity 202 Network have cited some ideas for what President Joe Biden should prioritize in his first 100 days in office, including finishing appointments to his cybersecurity team and directing more resources to Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Cybersecurity + COVID = Worldwide Impact

Cybersecurity

It’s Cybersecurity Month: “Cybersecurity starts with you. Everything you do dictates how secure or insecure something is. Be wise when you are online. Be careful what you share. Remember the internet is forever.” — Lakisa Ferebee

Audit to Probe How DoD Spent COVID Relief Funds

transition

The Pentagon’s inspector general will audit DoD’s distribution of $1 billion from the CARES Act to determine if money designated for a coronavirus response went to defense contractors instead.

Navy Has New Ship Rules for Dealing With COVID

Rules

The US Navy now has new rules on how to continue operating in the midst of a global pandemic. The services says these plans and strategy are based on the scientific and operational lessons gained in the past seven months.