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NCMF President & CEO Laura Nelson  - Appointed to Maryland Cybersecurity Council - 2020


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Christine Harding
charding@cryptologicfoundation.org
(301) 399-4101

For Immediate Release June 15, 2020

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md (June 15, 2020) - Laura Nelson, President & CEO of The National Cryptologic Museum Foundation was appointed to the Maryland Cybersecurity Council. The Maryland Cybersecurity Council is chaired by Attorney General Brian Frosh, and is responsible for reviewing the state’s cyber readiness and developing a comprehensive plan to respond to and recover from cyberattacks. 

“Given your experience and/or interest in cybersecurity and commitment to protecting Maryland consumers from cyber threats, it is my pleasure to appoint you to the Council,” says Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh in a letter to Nelson. 

The council includes representatives from cybersecurity companies, regional business associations, institutions of high learning, and state and federal officials including the Maryland Secretary of Information Technology, the Executive Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, and a designee from the National Security Agency, among others. The Council is staffed by the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

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