Suspected Chinese hackers gained access to six state governments, Mandiant says


Research suggests that hackers linked to Chinese intelligence have taken a new focus on U.S. state governments since last May.

It’s October. Are you aware of cybersecurity yet?


Cybersecurity awareness month gets a ton of flak, especially from those working in cybersecurity. Does it need revision?

Local governments needn't face ransomware streak alone, experts say


The Christmas ransomware attack against the small town of Cornelia, Georgia, marks just the latest incident in a trend experts said they expect to become worse still in 2021.

'Somehow, it managed to get worse': Ransomware ticks up in 2020


While cyberattacks against the public sector haven't slowed down at all, some states are putting more resources into how they help local governments recover.