The Congressional Task Force on Election Security held its first public forum on Capitol Hill Thursday. Maryland was one of the 21 states believed to be a potential target of Russian hackers last year.
Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot, certified public accountants, and other state officials, gathered at the University of Baltimore to discuss tax fraud. They addressed discrepancies in tax refunds, how to better detect fraudulent filing, and how taxpayers can protect themselves against identity theft.
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Tuesday that apprenticeships are the need of the hour and should grow in all sectors, especially in the fields of health care, technology and cyber security.
As cyberattacks grow in number and severity, businesses and government alike are combining to help achieve U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s goal of making Maryland the “epicenter for cybersecurity.”
The Maryland General Assembly’s agenda this session includes a legislative package that focuses on economic and business development.
The Maryland Dental Action Coalition recently celebrated its progress in providing dental healthcare to children throughout the state with its first ever Oral Health Summit.
High School and college students gathered at the Baltimore Convention Center recently to compete in the first ever Maryland Cyber Challenge.