Audit recommends changes for University of Maryland to prevent another breach

computer-networking-tipsCOLLEGE PARK—A state audit of the University of Maryland’s Division of Information Technology (DIT) found the university did not use firewalls to secure all network segments and it failed to ensure all computers had anti-malware software installed and were kept up to date.


State delegate proposes bill calling for school board to ban credit cards

delegatewashingtonFor the second year in a row, a delegate from Prince George’s County will propose a bill to ban the use of taxpayer-funded credit cards by the county’s Board of Education, and the legislation has the support of at least one board member.


Prince George’s NAACP participates in march for justice down Pennsylvania Ave.

2WASHINGTON, D.C.—Members of the Prince George’s County branch of the NAACP joined forces with thousands of other people in the nation’s capital to march down Pennsylvania Avenue to send a message: Black lives matter to everyone—even those who are not black. 


School system CEO initiates spending and hiring freeze, proposes $1.8 billion budget

maxwellUPPER MARLBORO – School system Chief Executive Officer Kevin Maxwell implemented a spending and hiring freeze Thursday effective immediately after proposing a $1.8 billion operating budget for 2016 to the Board of Education.

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