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  • Internet Voting Puts Election Security At Risk

    Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation to allow military voters to cast ballots over the Internet. The intention of this legislation is well-meaning — Connecticut does need to improve the voting process for military voters — but...
  • Clocks to spring forward this weekend for daylight savings

    Clocks to spring forward this weekend for daylight savings
    Forward. It's more than a presidential campaign slogan. It's also a directive on the second Sunday of March — this weekend — for clocks in the United States to move forward one hour under daylight-saving time. This means more afternoon sun....
  • Cyber help wanted

    Cyber help wanted
    Nineteen thousand four hundred thirteen. Focus on that number. Like so many numbers in news articles, you might easily have skipped over 19,413. But this is an important number for what is happening in Maryland higher education. According to the Cyber...
  • 'Bring your own' devices pose challenges for government

    'Bring your own' devices pose challenges for government
    Mika J. Cross, a human resources manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sometimes uses a laptop issued by the agency. But she is far more likely to check email or collaborate with colleagues on one of her two personal computers. As someone...
  • Cybersecurity expert Donna Dodson to speak at breakfast

    Tower Federal Credit Union, University of Maryland College Park and University of Maryland University College are sponsoring a Cyber Breakfast, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Colony Ballroom at University of Maryland Stamp Student Union...
  • Securing success

    Securing success
    George Wolf specializes in keeping data secure. In 1998, Wolf co-founded a company that secures computers for use in high-stakes exams. As the company learned more about security technology, it discovered another opportunity: making USB flash drives...
  • 2012 is a leap year

     
    From the Sun's print edition:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell offers this post: Happy New Year! We will have an extra day this year because 2012 is a leap year. February will have 29 days instead of 28 and the year......
  • Never-Before-Seen 9/11 Footage From NYPD Helicopter Released

    Never-Before-Seen 9/11 Footage From NYPD Helicopter Released
    It is a difficult video to watch especially for New Yorkers. It is recorded from the vantage point of an NYPD helicopter and it shows the Twin Towers on September 11th, 2001. The video is shot by a helicopter crew surveying the aftermath of the 9/11...
  • New Video of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110307/us_yblog_thelookout/nypd-helicopter-video-of-9-11-attack-surfaces Never before seen video of the September 11th terrorist attacks surfaces. It shows the point of view from a New York Police Department...
  • End of mercury thermometers is near

    End of mercury thermometers is near
    It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction. While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
  • Loch Raven area becomes test site for deer spaying experiment

    Loch Raven area becomes test site for deer spaying experiment
    In a tiny trailer parked near Loch Raven Reservoir, a 2-year-old doe draped in blue surgical cloth sleeps on her back as a veterinarian opens her belly. Less than an hour later, the deer is stepping back into the safety of the woods, the latest patient in...