May 17, 2024

UK Foreign Office Hacked

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Office was hacked in a major cybersecurity incident forcing the government to call in additional support with “extreme urgency” from its cybersecurity contractor BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Details as to date of the hack or data captured remain unknown.

STEM Education Deficit Threatens US

CSM STEM

The Pentagon’s highly respected annual report on the US defense and manufacturing industrial base targets a STEM education deficit threatening to weaken the nation’s competitive advantage in everything cutting edge.

DoD Clears 5G for Commercial Use

5G

The Pentagon has cleared 100 megahertz (MHz) of contiguous mid-band spectrum to be used for commercial 5G, determining the military can share that bandwidth while minimizing impact on military radars.

MD Opens Elective Medical Procedures, Beaches & More

MD Gov. Larry Hogan cited some good trends in lifting restriction on elective medical procedures and expanding outdoor activities under stay-at-home orders. But MD schools will remain closed through the school year.