Could Your Network Be Ransomed? – GovLoop

Earlier this year Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles was targeted in a ransomware attack. State and local law enforcement agencies and public healthcare facilities continue to remain vulnerable to ransomware attacks. The danger is real, but understanding what these threats are and how to prevent them is still difficult for many governments.

James Scott, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), sat down with Emily Jarvis on GovLoop’s State and Local Spotlight to discuss why state and local governments are vulnerable to these types of attacks.

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