Information Sharing & Analysis Organizations (ISAOs)

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

by • 3 years 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.

Though ransomware persists in government — often unreported — experts say things are looking up

by • 3 years ago

As high-profile attacks like Atlanta's grab headlines, experts tell StateScoop that both the level of awareness and resources available to local governments are on the rise.

A new group could change how the nation monitors cyberattacks against critical public infrastructure

by • 3 years ago

Disruption to emergency response systems or water facilities could be deadly, so Michael Hamilton is building a national network that can act as a "radar for infrastructure disruption."

Collaboration to protect critical government infrastructure reboots, eyes national expansion

by • 3 years ago

From 911 to water purification, new partnerships are being formed to build a defense and research ecosystem around critical infrastructure security.

In wake of ransomware attacks, North Carolina launches new cyber unit

by • 3 years ago

The new organization will be responsible for sharing threat information with public and private sector partners.

South Carolina readies cyber workforce initiative to bridge industry, academia, government

by • 3 years ago

Gov. Henry McMaster says the office will stimulate economic growth in the region.

Arizona's cybersecurity team advances diligently

by • 3 years ago

Though a new advisory committee fills a longstanding void, state leaders say they preferred to understand the group's full purpose before rushing forward.

Arizona Gov. Ducey orders creation of cybersecurity team

by • 3 years ago

The Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT) hopes to protect Arizonans and enhance cyberdefense

California a top target for cybercrime, report says

by • 4 years ago

A forecast sorted by state says California will field more cybercrime complaints than the bottom 27 states combined.