State and Local Governments – Defensive Techniques for an Increasing Popular Cyber Target
March 25, 2021
As state and local governments continue to struggle with limited funds and a shortage of cybersecurity expertise, these organizations are becoming an increasingly popular target for malware, ransomware, and other cyberattacks. As surveys show, these public entities are slow to remediate their cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and often forced to use unsupported or out-of-date technology.
Despite, the challenge of continued budget constraints, there are defensive steps these organizations can take to better position themselves to avoid, or minimize, the impact of an increasingly challenging cyber landscape. Join us on Thurs March 25th at 11:30 am to learn how to improve your cyber posture.
- The U.S. Government is not going to solve this problem for you, and you cannot solve the problem by yourself. Teamwork, information sharing, and cyber hygiene best practices still form the best foundation. There are Cyber assessment tools available to use.
- Use MSSP (managed security service providers) to help monitor-assess-patch-upgrade your core systems.
- Engage with solid data backup providers and have some solid controls in place to determine “YOUR’ companies supply chain.