Donald Trump's accusation that President Obama and Hillary Clinton are "founders of ISIS" is not only a good example of his reckless fear-mongering but also his complete lack of understanding about true threats to national security.
InfoTeK Corp., a Hanover-based cybersecurity firm, announced Friday it acquired the assets of SilverRhino LLC, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in information technology services for federal agencies..
As the Obama administration prepares to change the way it enforces immigration laws, top officials have been conducting weeks of shuttle diplomacy, touring the country to try to re-enlist police chiefs and mayors in the cause of deporting people convicted of crimes.
Gov. Larry Hogan's office said an online threat claiming the Islamic State has a terror cell based in Maryland preparing to launch an attack is not credible. Doug Mayer, a spokesman for Hogan, said officials are aware of the reports and that Maryland's director of homeland security has been in touch with federal authorities.
It will be the first major update to the Defense Department's strategy for cyber operations in four years, in which time computer security has become a more visible issue after major attacks on American businesses including Sony Picture Entertainment late last year.
Gen. David Petraeus joins a long, embarrassing line of national security principals who have flouted information security rules and gotten off relatively easily, revealing a double standard within the security community.
WASHINGTON -- As the Department of Homeland Security braces for the possibility of a shutdown at the end of the week, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide retroactive pay for any workers furloughed because of a lapse in funding.
The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president."
Thousands of immigrants in Maryland will have to wait to apply for relief from deportation under the Obama administration's new executive actions after a federal court ruled that the president exceeded his authority, an outcome that is likely to lead to more court battles and partisan rancor on Capitol Hill.
A political brawl over funding the Department of Homeland Security is troubling local officials in Maryland, who rely on millions of dollars in grants from the agency to pay for firefighter gear, emergency planning and training.
President Barack Obama unveiled a nearly $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday that would boost spending on infrastructure, medical research and education — and that stoked an ongoing fight with congressional Republicans over how to pay for those priorities.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget.
Republican credibility on national security was obliterated by the Bush-Cheney administration, and their reckless, strategically disastrous, $2 trillion invasion of Iraq. And now House Majority leader John Boehner has put a nail in the coffin of GOP weakness on major national security issues with his flippant and dishonorable invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the Congress of the United States on the most critical foreign policy issue now facing the United States:
Rabia Chaudry, who fights for the rights of American Muslims, founded a nonprofit and has been awarded a New American Foundation fellowship for national security. But for fans of "Serial," she's best known as the person whose planted the seed for the hit podcast with producer Sarah Koenig.
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in unpaid taxes.
While potential cuts of up to nearly 4,300 military and civilian jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground are far from a done deal, Harford County leaders stressed the need Monday evening for local residents to get an early start on letting the Army know about the impact any such cuts will have on the region's largest employer and on their community.
WASHINGTON — A policy unveiled by Gov. Martin O'Malley that was intended to reduce the number of non-criminal immigrants deported from the Baltimore jail is facing scrutiny from advocates who say it contains loopholes so large it will inevitably fall short of that goal.
Helicopter crews from the Maryland National Guard are flying night surveillance missions along the Rio Grande to spot unauthorized crossers and to guide Border Patrol agents to their hiding places. It's the battalion's second deployment to South Texas in the last two years.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced today that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making it one of a handful of jurisdictions in the country to take a more discerning approach on the issue.
Dan McCall sells a lot of T-shirts, coffee cups and other gear that tweak the government, so his products parodying the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security were pretty typical fare. Until the cease-and-desist letters hit.