New cybersecurity guidance coming to Maryland localities

Local governments and small organizations are asked under a new law to go to the state of Maryland for advice in improving their cybersecurity, particularly after a handful of ransomware attacks in the past few years.

Maryland to start Apple’s electronic credentials program

Maryland is one of eight states to adopt Apple’s new digital driver’s license program. This event is the result of 2019 state legislation for electronic credentials coming to fruition.

Cameras on school buses catch drivers who illegally pass stopped buses

Silver Spring, MD- Starting April 8th, drivers in Prince George’s County will need to be careful when stopping near a school bus. The public school system has partnered with camera tech company BusPatrol to install cameras in all school buses…

A Georgetown student group helps moms in Guatemala earn a living

Washington- Student group Project Olas launched a Spanish learning program, exactly a year ago, in order to help moms in Guatemala earn some extra money.  In exchange, the program has helped students become better Spanish speakers just by having one-hour…

Cybersecurity bill aims to create a base level of defense for local agencies

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A new Maryland bill would ask the state’s Department of Information Technology to develop a baseline plan for localities within the state to help battle cyber attacks. Senate bill 120, introduced by Sen. Susan Lee, D-Montgomery, would…

As popularity of ride-sharing grows, safety concerns rise

Anytime troublesome events occur when using the increasingly popular ride-hailing — or ride-sharing — services, platforms such as Lyft and Uber see their safety policies face increased scrutiny.

Baltimoreans remain optimistic despite many challenges

BALTIMORE, Maryland— From homelessness to substance abuse to violence to single-parent homes, many residents of Baltimore face unending challenges. This special video report introduces just some of the people who are facing those challenges and takes a look at their efforts to try and rise above them.

SHA rolls out new technology to help keep winter roads clear and safe

The State Highway Administration is adding a few new pieces of technology to their snow clean-up crew. They hope to remove snow quicker so drivers can travel safely.

Release of iPhone X draws excitement at Apple stores nationwide — and online

Apple releases its iPhone X on Nov. 3. Some gadget fanatics lined up to get their hands on the new device.

State begins new technology program to help vulnerable Marylanders

ANNAPOLIS — While state officials have claimed that Maryland has lead the country in technology and innovation, Governor Hogan says technological resources in some agencies are still not up to par. The governor says the state is taking a big step forward in providing important human services to residents throughout the state.