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#city | #ransomware | Second Major Ransomware Attack in Louisiana Causes Significant Problems » The Merkle Hash

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A good ransomware attack can cause significant problems. The city of Louisiana knows that all too well, as its problems have only just begun. The initial Ryuk ransomware attack against the Louisiana infrastructure dates back to November 18. Louisiana is a Ransomware Target Nearly two weeks […]

#city | #ransomware | Ransomware attacks shaking up threat landscape — again

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Ransomware is changing the threat landscape yet again, though this time it isn’t with malicious code. A spike in ransomware attacks against municipal governments and healthcare organizations, coupled with advancements in the back-end operations of specific campaigns, have concerned security researchers and analysts alike. The trends […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | City of Ekurhuleni warns of ongoing scams and cyber crime

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With the festive season approaching, the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) warns people of scammers who have been reportedly scamming people of their money. This follows complaints received by the City from people who have been scammed by people pretending to be municipal officials. Many victims were […]

#city | #ransomware | 90pc of UK’s biggest law firms at risk of having confidential client data stolen

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Around nine in 10 of the UK’s biggest law firms are at risk of being scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to sub-standard IT security. A new study of 200 of the country’s biggest law firms found more than 90pc are […]

New York City to become major cybersecurity hub as part of new 10-year plan

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New York City may turn into the next cybersecurity hub of the United States, thanks to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 10-year plan to invest in new technological industries, raise wages, train New Yorkers, and overall strengthen the middle class. Today, the mayor announced “New […]

ASIS New York City Security Conference and Expo to focus on topics including terrorism, active shooters

John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders One of the highlights of the upcoming ASIS New York City Security Conference and Expo, to take place March 13-14th at the city’s Jacob K. Javits Center, will be a set of educational sessions focused on current terrorism trends and topics. The largest regional conference for security and law […]

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson to speak at Congressional City Conference

Ashley Bennett Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson will speak at the upcoming National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual Congressional City Conference. Johnson will speak alongside U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. Homepage position:  1 For […]