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Former Government Contractor Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Willful Retention of National Defense Information

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett today sentenced Harold Thomas Martin, III, age 54, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, to nine years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for willful retention of national defense information. According to his plea agreement, from December 1993 through Aug. 27, 2016, Martin was employed by at...

Security increased at Baltimore city buildings after fired IT employee gains access to sensitive areas

Kevin Rector reports: Security is being increased at Baltimore’s municipal buildings after a former employee, fired for having alleged hacking tools on his city computer, managed to gain “unfettered access” to sensitive areas at the Abel Wolman Municipal Building downtown, according to a report by the city’s inspector general and multiple sources familiar with...

Ca: Desjardins expands protection plan for members after data breach

Frédéric Tomesco reports: Mouvement Desjardins is expanding a protection plan for personal and business customers in the wake of the data leak that compromised the personal information of more than 2.9 million members. All current and future Desjardins caisse members are now automatically and permanently protected against identity theft at no cost, chief executive...