The Arizona state flag flies between the United States flag and the Navajo Nation flag at the Visitor Center at Canyon de Chelly National Monument near Chinle, Arizona. (Robert Alexander / Getty Images)

Ransomware delayed pay for school staff in Arizona county

More than 4,500 employees across 14 school districts were affected by a ransomware attack targeting Pinal County, Arizona.
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From left to right: Kenny Holmes, SLED Chief of Staff and GTM, Fortinet; Aliscia Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, Commonwealth of Virginia; Solomon Adote, chief security officer, Delaware. Speakers took the stage at Scoop News Group’s Security Transformation Summit on Dec. 8, 2022. (Scoop News Group)

States need federal leadership on ransomware, says Delaware security chief

Delaware Chief Security Officer Solomon Adote said during an event that federal government should lead states on cyber response.
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The Rabinowitz Courthouse in downtown Fairbanks, shown here on June 7, 2015, was named after the late State of Alaksa Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz. (Getty Images)

Cyberattack knocks Alaska courts offline

The state court system deactivated nearly all its external IT systems while it attempts to "remove malware from it servers," though cases are still proceeding.