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Cybersecurity Framework

Cybersecurity professionals talk about what the Cybersecurity Framework means to their organizations. The Framework, which was created through collaboration between industry and government, consists of standards, guidelines, and practices to promote the protection of critical infrastructure. The prioritized, flexible, repeatable, and cost-effective approach of the Framework helps owners and operators of critical infrastructure to manage cybersecurity-related risk.


Way to Tackle Cybersecurity Incidents with Recovery Plan, Playbook

“Defense! Defense!” may be the rallying cry from cybersecurity teams working to thwart cybersecurity attacks, but perhaps they should be shouting “Recover! Recover!” instead. Attackers are increasingly racking up points against their targets, so the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery (link is external) to help organizations develop a game plan to contain the opponent and get back on the field quickly.


The global online safety awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online and the importance of practicing safe online behavior.


NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Created through collaboration between industry and government, the Framework consists of standards, guidelines, and practices to promote the protection of critical infrastructure.

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Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

The MS-ISAC is the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation’s state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) governments.

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Identifying Hoaxes and Urban Legends

The most serious problem is from chain letters that mask viruses or other malicious activity. But even the ones that seem harmless may have negative repercussions if you forward them.


In Maryland, you’ll find the nation’s top security agencies along with universities dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s cybersecurity leaders. With these concentrated cybersecurity assets, Maryland is the U.S. headquarters for cybersecurity. Learn more at​

Letter from the Governor

Governor Larry HoganCyber threats endanger our economy and our way of life but no state is better equipped than Maryland. Read more...