Governor Urges Agencies to Collaborate on Cybersecurity Preparedness

Governor Hogan recently issued an executive order directing the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security to coordinate, improve, and implement an updated cybersecurity plan to ensure that Maryland is prepared to confront today’s cyber threats. From the Governor’s press release:

The order lays out a collaborative process for the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security, led by Walter “Pete” Landon, to work with key state agencies, including the Department of Information Technology (DoIT), the Maryland Military Department, and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), and to seek input and information from other branches of state and federal government, the private sector, and the academic community in order to analyze existing plans, share innovative new strategies, and determine the best cybersecurity practices for Maryland to adopt.

Executive Order

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