SafeNet, a 1,600-employee information protection agency based in Harford County, announced Thursday the appointment of Prakash Panjwani as president and CEO. The 12-year SafeNet veteran most recently served as vice president and general management of the company's data protection branch.
If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 700 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data breaches. And it's likely only to get worse.
Shari Bailey's final puzzle as a contestant of the hit CBS game show "Wheel of Fortune" was "A STROKE OF GENIUS," and it was that genius that the 30-year-old quality assurance engineer said led her to the final round winning more than $66,000 in cash and prizes.
Much of Maryland's cybersecurity sector revolves around the federal government. But some groups and firms are trying to push the state's cybersecurity boundaries to grab more of the commercial market at a time of tighter federal budgets.
Defense contractor Raytheon Co. said Wednesday it has acquired the government solutions business of Harford County-based SafeNet Inc., a cyber security company that had previously announced the sale of that piece of the business to an undisclosed buyer.