Tags Attacks & Breaches

On cybersecurity, many local governments still lack strategic or disruption response plans

by • 3 months ago

A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that while local governments are increasingly adopting cybersecurity training for employees, they often lack cyber planning.

Another Click2Gov data breach hits Indio, California

by • 3 months ago

The online bill payment software used by hundreds of local governments continues to be a frequent source of cybersecurity incidents.

State IT leaders review Ponemon's 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study

by • 4 months ago

Government agencies have lower data breach costs, but something less replaceable than cash at risk.

Popular local government online payment system exposed 14 million records

by • 4 months ago

GovPayNow, which is used by agencies in 35 states, left six years' worth of receipts online and viewable through a simple workaround.

Nashville accidentally publishes Social Security numbers of identity theft victims

by • 5 months ago

The government of Nashville and Davidson County discovered exposed information on the criminal court clerk's website and took it offline four days later.

Data breach in small Wisconsin county hits more than 258,000 across state

by • 5 months ago

Adams County's membership in a multi-jurisdictional healthcare consortium allowed the breach to spread far beyond its borders.

Florida boosts election security training through an evolving university partnership

by • 6 months ago

Securing the state's voting systems is the latest training topic included in curriculum offered to state government staff through a cybersecurity center operated by the University of West Florida.

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