New York's cybersecurity operations center rolls out endpoint service to locals

by • 4 weeks ago

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

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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'

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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.