Governor Larry Hogan – Official website of the Governor of Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed October Cyber Security Awareness Month, underscoring Maryland’s commitment to remain a leader in the cybersecurity industry.
“Americans across the country face an increased risk of cyberattacks,” Governor Hogan said. “In this cybersecurity awareness month, we pledge to remain vigilant in the face of the threats we face, and we thank all the security professionals who protect us around the clock.”
See the proclamation here.
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
WHILE, The citizens of Maryland are proud to recognize the contributions of Maryland’s federal facilities, cybersecurity companies, business incubators and institutions of higher education in protecting the defense, commerce and well-being of the country; and
WHILE, Maryland is the country’s cybersecurity epicenter, home to a vibrant private sector that develops technologies, products and methods to thwart cyber intrusions; the US Cyber Command, the NSA and other federal agencies engaged in cybersecurity; and
WHILE, Maryland is forging partnerships between and among military commands and federal agencies, our state and global businesses, and universities to identify and resolve the cyber challenges facing our country, foster industry growth, and create jobs in Maryland; and
WHILE, Maintaining the security of cyberspace is a shared responsibility in which each of us has a critical role to play, and awareness of the essentials of computer security will improve the security of information, infrastructure and the economy; and
WHILE, Maryland is pleased to join the national campaign to increase the focus on understanding internet safety and raising awareness of the resources available to stay safe online.
THEREFORE I, LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR., GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND, proclaim OCTOBER 2021 NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH in Maryland, and recommend this celebration to all of our citizens.
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