How Texas used its disaster playbook after a huge ransomware attack
The Lone Star State was the latest respond to a ransomware attack by making it a statewide emergency.
NASCIO's 2019 annual conference looks toward next half-century
The organization said speakers will look back at events like Texas' widespread ransomware attack and forward to a dynamic, technological future.
Baltimore CIO, scrutinized for ransomware response, no longer with city
Frank Johnson, who had been on unpaid leave since September, was let go permanently about five months after a costly ransomware attack.
Maine's recent phishing attack could have been 'far more serious'
State officials determined that no data was compromised during a phishing attack that hit three state agencies on Wednesday, including the bureau that oversees elections.
Before cyberattack, Baltimore saved data only on local hard drives
A routine audit of Baltimore's IT agency was undermined because key performance data that had been saved without external backups was corrupted in a May 7 cyberattack.
How Sparks, Nevada, is rethinking security after ransomware
Commentary: The city's IT manager recounts a 2015 cyberattack and how managed detection and response has transformed the city's security posture.
Congress moving closer toward cybersecurity aid to state and local governments
Legislation helping state and local governments fund cybersecurity programs after a spate of costly ransomware attacks is working its way through Congress.
IBM to host free ransomware exercises for cities
IBM Security will hold three exercises at its Cambridge, Massachusetts, cyber range where local-government officials will respond to simulated cyberattacks.
IAM solutions that help deter ransomware and cyberthreats at agencies
State and local agency CIOs can take advantage of modern identity and access management tools to mitigate cyberthreats against critical data, report says.