November 12, 2021
Hackers are increasingly targeting states and local governments with sophisticated cyberattacks. Securing government information systems is critical, as a cyber intrusion can jeopardize sensitive information, critical infrastructure, public safety, and the delivery of essential services. A statewide cybersecurity workgroup this week told a joint committee of the Maryland General Assembly that the State should bolster its support for local governments to safeguard critical infrastructure and defend against malicious cyberattacks, recommending a dedicated local cybersecurity support fund to help protect against increasingly complex cyber risks across Maryland.
Conduit Street Podcast

On the latest episode, D'Paul Nibber joins Kevin Kinnally and Michael Sanderson to discuss the latest news and notes from Annapolis.

This week, a breakdown of MACo's Legislative Initiative to protect public officials from threats and intimidations, the latest on the State's proposal to distribute opioid settlement funds, the path forward for the federal vaccine-or-test mandate for employers with at least 100 employees — which is on hold pending judicial review, and new details on next month's special session of the Maryland General Assembly.

The Conduit Street Podcast is available on major platforms like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and more.
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