New York's cybersecurity operations center rolls out endpoint service to locals
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a $30 million shared services program to help cities and counties detect network intrusions.
State, local governments gain new way to protect network endpoints
The Center for Internet Security said it's partnering with CrowdStrike to offer a suite of endpoint security tools to state and local governments.
Modernization is like fixing an air conditioner, Illinois CISO says
Retiring legacy systems, Illinois CISO Adam Ford said during a CrowdStrike event, is like "replacing the air conditioner before it goes out."
Colorado CISO Deborah Blyth to join CrowdStrike as state and local strategist
Blyth helped lead the recovery to a 2018 ransomware attack that became a blueprint for how state governments respond to major cyber incidents.
Cloud security is like an 'all-you-can-eat buffet'
A panel of cybersecurity and IT officials likened the menu of tools available to secure cloud environments to a bottomless Las Vegas feast.
Baltimore ransomware attack was early attempt at data extortion, new report shows
A May 2019 attempt to pressure city leaders was unsuccessful, but it was a preview a change in ransomware tactics, according to new research from CrowdStrike.
CrowdStrike's Rob Sheldon on election security, cybersecurity during pandemic
Rob Sheldon, head of technology strategy for public sector at CrowdStrike, says everyone has a role to play in safeguarding the nation's election systems.
Ransomware attacks matured in 2019, report says
Threat actors that target IT organizations like local governments and school districts have elevated their tactics, according to a new report from CrowdStrike.
Recent ransomware surge linked to Russian criminal group
An executive at the cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike said a recent spike of incidents points to increased activity by a hacker group it calls Wizard Spider.