September 25, 2020
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee conducted a new form of “public hearings” this week – reviewing more than a dozen proposals for police reforms, submitted as preliminary “bills” and presented for Committee and public comment over three days. Conduit Street has your coverage of this expansive discussion of police accountability, conduct, and training, as well as the format being used perhaps as a test for a partially-remote legislative session ahead.

Conduit Street Podcast Corner:
On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Kevin Kinnally and Michael Sanderson are joined by MACo Policy Associate Drew Jabin and Maryland State Office of Rural Broadband Director Kenrick Gordon to breakdown MACo's 2021 Legislative Initiative to build out broadband access across Maryland.
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Counties In Action
Howard County encourages children and teens to help with emergency preparedness plans
Charles County holds prescription drug affordability town hall forum
Carroll County honors veterans with “Remembering Our Heroes” luminary display

Corporate Partner Corner

With most employees still working from home and email scams on the rise, Motorola Solutions, a MACo Gold Corporate Partner, is sharing 5 tips for recognizing phishing emails so your employees can keep sensitive data safe.
A phishing email is frequently the starting point for a cyber attack. While spam filters, whitelists and antivirus programs do an adequate job of keeping malicious emails from making their way to end users’ inboxes, there are still plenty that make it through. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have shifted to a remote workforce, which has introduced new security risks. Scammers are using this situation to get even more people to fall for their schemes.In this blog, we’ll take a deeper dive into the anatomy of a phishing email and how you can prevent yourself and your organization from becoming victims.

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