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  • As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle

    As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle
    High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County. Local cybersecurity...
  • Sharp drop in federal employment expected

    Sharp drop in federal employment expected
    Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce. While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
  • Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter

    Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter
    Trevor Simm and his staff spend their days hunting sometimes-elusive prey: tech workers — particularly with security clearances — who'd like to switch employers. Simm worked as a technical recruiter before founding OpalStaff, a...
  • John D. "Jack" Gourlay, NSA intelligence analyst

    John D. "Jack" Gourlay, NSA intelligence analyst
    John D. "Jack" Gourlay, a retired National Security Agency analyst, died Friday of complications from heart disease at Lorien Mays Chapel in Timonium. He was 82. The son of a tool-and-die maker and a homemaker, John David Gourlay was born in New...
  • Rand Paul's rubber-stamp reply to criticism bodes ill for his presidential aspirations [Letter]

    Rand Paul's rubber-stamp reply to criticism bodes ill for his presidential aspirations [Letter]
    I recently emailed Sen. Rand Paul to voice my opposition to his castigation of the U.S. intelligence community, and the National Security Agency in particular. I think his criticism of the agency could have a deleterious effect on the tens of thousands of...
  • Snowden should tried for treason [Letter]

    Snowden should tried for treason [Letter]
    The more I read about Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency consultant who leaked thousands of classified documents to the media, the more disgusted and concerned I am ("Snowden tells tech crowd: Improve protection of data," March 11). Why...
  • Fall of online drug bazaar began with tip in Maryland

    Fall of online drug bazaar began with tip in Maryland
    As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar -- a major cocaine dealer, perhaps.  Message boards on Silk Road -- the world's most popular online drug...
  • After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN

    After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN
    This is a column I have put off for weeks, because it makes me sad to write it. And ultimately, it begs an answer, which I am not sure I have. But with the year ending, I can no longer avoid it. After decades of writing about television and media, this...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'
    I was right. James Novak is dead, and it honestly couldn’t have ended any other way. He knew too much, and Cyrus had a heartbreak coming to him after all the bad he’s done. Let’s back up. After shooting Vanessa Chandler, Shelby Moss...
  • Bill calls for end to NSA bulk telephone 'metadata' collection [Commentary]

    Bill calls for end to NSA bulk telephone 'metadata' collection [Commentary]
    As congressman of the 2nd District of Maryland, I am proud to represent the men and women of the National Security Agency. They serve and sacrifice for our country every day, often in dangerous situations, and I applaud them for their work. As the...
  • Ruppersberger bill would end NSA bulk telephone data collection

    Ruppersberger bill would end NSA bulk telephone data collection
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, plans to introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone and email data — the...
  • Who will watch the watchers? [Editorial]

    Who will watch the watchers?  [Editorial]
    Having conducted a months-long review of the issue, President Obama reportedly will soon announce a proposal to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of data about Americans' phone calls and require the agency to get a court order before...