Tags cyberattacks

Rising cyberthreats prompt new techniques in Virginia, CISO says

by • 2 weeks ago

Virginia CISO Mike Watson says the state has a dedicated cybersecurity vendor under its new multi-sourcing model, while training remains important as ever.

BlueKeep vulnerability a 'bleak' situation for local governments, Tenable CTO says

by • 4 months ago

Local governments still running outdated versions of Microsoft Windows need to start installing patches regularly, says Tenable's Renaud Deraison.

Report: Risk assessment called Baltimore 'natural target' for cyberattack

by • 6 months ago

Meanwhile, a city budget official said the cost of a May 7 ransomware attack could reach $18.2 million in emergency spending and lost productivity.

Four-point plan highlights how central logging can improve cyber-resilience

by • 1 year ago

Report urges agencies to look beyond traditional security technologies and capture four key sets of data to improve their overall security posture.

Days into cyberattack, Atlanta mayor says ransomware 'an attack on us all'

by • 2 years ago

Several city services and internal systems remain offline as the office of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gets help from federal and local law enforcement.

Cybersecurity confidence wanes among state and local government leaders

by • 2 years ago

A new study shows that IT professionals are neglecting cybersecurity training programs and feeling increasingly unprepared to handle cyberattacks.

For DHS cybersecurity funding, Congress asks why states are bypassing millions

by • 2 years ago

A proposed reauthorization bill could create new funding opportunities for state and local government.

New Pennsylvania legislation would convene cyber-focused group of lawmakers

by • 3 years ago

A resolution just introduced would create a committee in the Legislature to study cybersecurity in the state.