cybersecurity

December 19, 2014 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about Governor-elect Larry Hogan’s recent visit to Montgomery County, the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, a visit to Montgomery College by two of President Obama’s cabinet secretaries, an award ceremony for some County employees and much more.

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December 9, 2014 | Krista Brick

U.S. Secretaries of Labor and Commerce to Visit Montgomery College

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker are scheduled to visit Montgomery College’s Germantown campus Wednesday to talk about a $15 million federal grant to 14 community colleges in Maryland. Government leaders converge on the Germantown Campus to discuss the Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career […]

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September 18, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council Committees Discuss e-Cigarettes, Cybersecurity Today

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee is scheduled to continue its discussions on e-cigarettes at 9:30 a.m. today. The worksession will focus on options for restricting youth access to purchases of e-cigarettes The Health and Human Services Committee, which is chaired by George Leventhal and includes Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice, […]

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May 30, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Cyber Montgomery Conference at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

This week Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett kicked off the 2014 CyberMontgomery Conference. This first annual conference brought together cyber technology professionals from government, academia and the private sector to share information about the current and future state of the cyber market and it features presentations from regional and national leaders in the cyber industry. […]

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February 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Data Breach at University of Maryland

University of Maryland’s President Wallace D. Loh sent a letter dated Feb. 19 to students, faculty and staff at the College Park and Shady Grove campuses communicating a data breach involving approximately 309,079 records containing personal information. A sophisticated computer security attack on a database included the personal records of faculty, staff, students and affiliated […]

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February 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

Cybersecurity Agreement Signed (VIDEO)

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Acting Undersecretary of Commerce Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett on Feb. 18 signed a Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) to more clearly define further the development of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). The agreement expands on the collaboration outlined in a […]

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October 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

New MoCo Cybersecurity Investment Tax Credit

The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development recently announced the County’s latest local tax incentive program aimed at spurring job and business growth in the ever-critical cybersecurity sector. Bill 25-13, Economic Development, Cybersecurity Credit County Supplement, was enacted by the Montgomery County Council on October 1, 2013. The Bill authorizes the County to supplement the […]

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April 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Cybersecurity Signing Ceremony (Video)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently held a signing ceremony for industry partners joining the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. County Cable Montgomery reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

Cybersecurity Center Signing Ceremony

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a signing ceremony for companies who are joining the center as National Cybersecurity Excellence Partners at 2:30 p.m. on April 15. The new partners will pledge to contribute hardware and software components and share best cybersecurity practices and personnel […]

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