Cyberattacks on state and local governments are on the rise. In 2020, more than 100 government agencies, including municipalities, were targeted with ransomware – an increasingly popular attack vector.
These incidents are costly and disruptive. One report found that the average downtime associated with such attacks is 9.6 days.The same study also suggests that government officials’ understanding of how to mitigate cyber risk is low.
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