Ice Cream Social with MD’s CISO John Evans – 9.19.19

The Cyber Security Association of Maryland is hosting an ice cream social with special guest John Evans, Maryland's recently appointed Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 2:00-3:00 pm at M&T Bank Stadium. From The Cyber Security Association of Maryland: "Creating a More Cyber Secure State Through Collaboration | 9.19.19 Ice Cream Social with Maryland State CISO John Evans" | M&T Bank Stadium | 2 – 3 PM Meet John Evans,…

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MACo Member Discount – Grant Management Training Offered in DC this October

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant management workshop in Washington, DC, October 21-22, 2019, and they're offering an exclusive rate to MACo members and their staff.   From Grant Writing USA: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant management workshop in DC, October 21-22, 2019.  This training is for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines. Attend this class and you'll…

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DHS releases CISA memo on Ransomware Outbreaks

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently released a memo from the Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warning of the dangers of ransomware outbreaks. Ransomware attacks are testing the resolve of cities across the nation, including the City of Baltimore. From the CISA Memo: The Threat and How to Think About It Ransomware has rapidly emerged as the most visible cybersecurity risk playing out across our nation’s networks, locking up private sector organizations…

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The 2019-2020 MACo Directory is Available Now!

The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 digital edition of the Directory of County Officials. The online version can be accessed on MACo’s homepage, under the Resources tab or by using this link: 2019-2020 Online Directory Benefits to using the Online Directory: When using the online version, you are able to click on any email address to contact someone directly, and may easily click and search for a contact through…

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Who’s Ready to Feast?! #MACoCon

The MACo Crab Feast is a highlight of conference and a "can't miss" event! Picnic fare will be served in addition to the all-Maryland crabs! The Klassix will be on the stage for your listening pleasure and Lollipop the Clown will entertain the young and the young-at-heart with face-painting, crafts, games, and balloon animals! MACo would like to thank the companies sponsoring our crab feast: Aetna AT&T BGE CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company…

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Thank you to our Tech Expo Sponsors! #MACoCon

MACo would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the Tech Expo at MACo's Summer Conference: Google Cloud (Lead Sponsor) Check Point Software Technologies (Co-Sponsor) Earth Data Inc. (Co-Sponsor) Fortinet (Co-Sponsor) Oracle (Snack Break Sponsor) Our sold out Tech Expo will feature demonstrations for leaders in the fields of AI, Cybersecurity, GIS, Telecommunications and more! Be sure to stop by and check out the many exhibits and Solutions Showcase Sessions while you're at MACo…

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Stay Hydrated at #MACoCon Crab Feast

Maryland based law firm Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC will be sponsoring the beverage cart at MACo's Summer Conference Crab Feast - making sure everyone stays hydrated. With offices located in the state capital of Annapolis, Baltimore, and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL) provides an important link to principal business, commercial and governmental centers. Known for our “team approach” to the practice of law and consummate dedication to our clients’ interests,…

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Constellation Accepting Applications for 2019 Energy to Educate Grant Program

Constellation Energy is accepting applications for it's 2019 Energy to Educate grant program, which provides funding for student research projects focusing on energy innovation. Students in grades 6-12 can apply for program grants up to $25,000, and students in two- and four-year colleges can apply for grants up to $50,000. The deadline to apply is October 1, 2019. From Constellation: “It’s imperative that we do our part to support and encourage the next generation of…

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CVS Health Promotes Their Consumer-Focused Experience at #MACoCon

CVS Health, an American retail pharmacy and pharmacy benefits manager headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, hope you will visit their booth at the MACo Summer Conference to learn more about their consumer oriented health experience. From CVS Health: Our goal is to fundamentally transform the consumer health experience for the millions of Americans we interact with every day, while creating value for our patients and members. We have combined with Aetna to build a powerful and…

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Don’t Forget the Ice Cream! at #MACoCon Crab Feast

The Traffic Group is co-sponsoring the Ice Cream Break during MACo's Summer Conference Crab Feast. Crab Feast and Ice Cream, you say? Just one more reason to sign up for MACo's Summer Conference. Established in 1985, The Traffic Group, Inc. (TTG) – a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms. TTG provides consultation on all aspects of projects dealing with the movement of vehicles and…

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