City of Oakland Declares State of Emergency After Ransomware Attack
Chris Clements, VP of Solutions Architecture at CISO Global, comments on Oakland Ransomware attack at CyberWire and Infosecurity.
“Municipalities, even larger ones, often struggle to defend themselves from cybercriminals. Government in general tends to be slower to respond to a rapidly evolving threat landscape, and often lacks the budget, tools, and talent to mount a credible cybersecurity defense, making them easy targets for cybercriminals. Combined with their ability to pay large ransom demands, this makes municipalities favorite targets for cybercriminals.”Click Here To Read The Full Story at CyberWire
“An effective cybersecurity culture must start from […] principles and account for all aspects. [These include] proactive system and application hardening, attack surface minimization, continuous monitoring that could indicate the presence of an attacker, and regular vulnerability scanning and penetration testing.”Click Here To Read The Full Story at Infosecurity